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Visual Understanding Environment (VUE)

“The Visual Understanding Environment (VUE) is an Open Source project based at Tufts University. The VUE project is focused on creating flexible tools for managing and integrating digital resources in support of teaching, learning and research.” VUE provides a flexible environment for structuring, presenting, and sharing information.

Usage Ideas

  • Faculty
    • Visual representation of assignments and how they fit into the course, program or discipline
    • Provide a picture of complex concepts
    • Develop non-linear presentations
    • Interactive syllabus
  • Students
    • Provides a method of assessing how well students understand a concept or theory
    • Peer facilitation

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This entry was posted on August 2, 2009 by in Instructional Design, Tools.

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