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 <email@example.com>
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.
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
> Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2000 09:58:59 +0100
> From: Arun-Kumar Tripathi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > 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
> The MOO database called High Wired enCore can be found at
> The URL for Lingua MOO is (http://lingua.utdallas.edu/)
> Another guide-book for students related to MOOs, (textbook)
> 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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