14.0198 really new book: MOOuniversity

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 198.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2000 21:22:13 +0100
             From: Dene Grigar <dene@eaze.net>
             Subject: Re: 14.0193 new book: High Wired (on MOOs)

    The book is not new anymore but the two editors do have a brand new book
    out called MOOuniversity, published by Allyn and Bacon.

    Dene Grigar

    On Sat, 26 Aug 2000, Humanist Discussion Group wrote:

    > Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 193.
    > Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
    > <http://www.princeton.edu/~mccarty/humanist/>
    > <http://www.kcl.ac.uk/humanities/cch/humanist/>
    > Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2000 09:58:59 +0100
    > From: Arun-Kumar Tripathi <tripathi@statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
    > > Educational MOOs
    > Greetings scholars,
    > Hi......you might be interested in --Cynthia Haynes and Jan Rune
    > Holmevik, edited a book "_High Wired_: On the Design, and Theory of
    > Educational MOOs" --the foreword is written by Sherry Turkle (known as
    > Margaret Mead of Cyberspace) --published my "The University of Michigan
    > Press" (1998) The book is an indispensable guide to the technical,
    > pedagogical, and theoretical aspects of educational MOOs (Multiple-user,
    > Object Oriented environments). It contains essays by scholars such as, Amy
    > Bruckman, Cynthia Haynes, Pavel Curtis, Eric Crump, Juli Burk, Beth Kolko,
    > Jan Rune Holmevik, Michael Joyce; the writers have expressed several
    > aspects of MOO, its concepts and contexts, How to use and administer MOO,
    > educational & professional use of MOOs and MOO meditations. It is a
    > comprehensive treatment of the MOOs, for the benefit of teachers, students
    > and researchers. This publication can be used as textbook, a reference
    > book and a handbook. MOOs can be used as online writing centers,
    > electronic classrooms, netbased collborative environments, and even
    > complete cyberspace campuses. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BOOK, for the net-based
    > communities and academia, who are interested in the Internet-based
    > communities and who are doing research in the net-based collaborative
    > environments.
    > The MOO database called High Wired enCore can be found at
    > (http://lingua.utdallas.edu/encore)
    > The URL for Lingua MOO is (http://lingua.utdallas.edu/)
    > Another guide-book for students related to MOOs, (textbook)
    "MOOniversity: A
    > Student's Guide to Online Learning Environments" by Cynthia Haynes and
    > Jan Rune Holmevik can be located on the above website.
    > Thank you!
    > Best Regards
    > Arun Tripathi


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