Avatars add sizzle to ‘immersive learning’

Avatars aren't just for the movies or for techies with time on their hands. Organizations are using virtual worlds for training, simulation and prototyping, among other things.The U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Centre (NUWC)

Published on: April 9th, 2010 Esther Shein

“Know-bots” will be students’ best friends at Canadian University

Rather than studying alone – with just text books and PowerPoint slides to help them – students in some of Canada's most remote regions will soon enjoy a more hands-on, interactive learning experience.

Published on: February 25th, 2009 Michelle MacLeod