Professor of Practice, Tulane's School of Professional Advancement

Heads Up: Canvas!

Heads Up: Canvas!

Canvas = Tulane = Spring 2017 Semester (or Fall 2016 Semester)! Tulane will be using the Canvas learning management system (for all online course sites AND all face-to-face course companion sites) starting with the spring 2017 semester. In the meantime, some instructors will be “early adopting” the new Canvas platform and some instructors will be […]

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Why virtual world learning?

Why virtual world learning?

From the student’s perspective, virtual world simulations contribute to online learning as well as to career readiness by: being intrinsically immersive and engaging (read: a more interesting way to learn that additionally supports better retention of the course material); facilitating interactive in-depth simulated case studies (read: a more realistic approach to studying cases that additionally […]

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Introducing the Tulane SCS Metaverse Site

Introducing the Tulane SCS Metaverse Site

College students that self-select themselves for virtual world learning activities value the experience (as well as believe virtual world learning activities contribute to their understanding of course materials). Further, virtual world educational simulations can be used in a variety of ways, including: [campus-like] online discussions; virtual guest lectures and events; immersive role playing; serious games; […]

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