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Visualization Research Problems in Next-Generation Educational Software
September/October 2005 (vol. 25 no. 5)
pp. 88-92
Andries van Dam, Brown University
The dream of universal access to high-quality, personalized educational content available both synchronously and asynchronously remains unrealized. For more than four decades, many have said that information technology (IT) would be a key technology in realizing this dream by helping to produce compelling and individualized educational content, the means for delivering it, and effective feedback and assessment mechanisms. Yet today the most visible impact of IT is simple uses of the Web as a delivery mechanism for text and images, as well as for some interactive Java applets, and as a communications medium through blogs and wikis.

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Index Terms:
educational software, visualization, clip models, Learning Federation
Citation:
Andries van Dam, "Visualization Research Problems in Next-Generation Educational Software," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 88-92, Sept.-Oct. 2005, doi:10.1109/MCG.2005.118
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