Month: May 2008

NASA’s Attempt at Educational Gaming

Posted by on May 13, 2008

An article in Campus Technology discusses how NASA is approaching the idea of introducing a gaming element into education. Massively multiplayer online games such as World of Warcraft are hugely popular, especially with college students and high school students. Simulation-type games that allow you to live a "virtual" life (e.g. The Sims) or control the […]

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Blackboard Upgrades over Summer

Posted by on May 12, 2008

Blackboard will be upgraded to version 8.0 over the summer of 2008. This includes vast improvements in functionality and features. Here are just a few of the features that will become available: • Grade Center – A new and much improved way of keeping track of students’ grades. This feature supports an interface similar to […]

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