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Active Worlds--a WOO/GMUK
« on: February 26, 2006, 03:42:02 PM »
A WOO is a Web-enhanced MOO, which means that it is much more graphically oriented.  Sometimes these are called GMUKs (Graphical Multiuser Konversations).  Most often, these are used more for entertainment rather than education, depending on just how graphically oriented they are.   One popular WOO worth looking at is called Active Worlds, located at:

http://www.activeworlds.com

As you'll see, this site provides you with multiple worlds to explore.

Unfortunately, you'll discover that it also requires a download onto your computer to operate, which means that you might not be able to use it in a lab environment.   :'(
« Last Edit: February 11, 2008, 09:00:05 AM by Randall Sadler »
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