There are already virtual universities working in the Internet. Their main working methods are www pages, newsgroups and e-mail, maybe even video conferencing. What's unique about the Active Worlds, however, is that it can incorporate all of those traditional Internet technologies, but also add a whole new level of interactivity, communication and presence with its flexible 3D worlds.
The Cubed world has places for normal university functions, like admission, registration, course and study information and classes. But it is primarily meant to be a social meeting area for virtual education researchers, with links to many other worlds. It is intended to help the collaborative and interactive learning process.
The students will have access to links to studies, documents, web sites and people. Information about courses, happenings etc will be posted on news boards. There are demos, videos, download buttons etc.
Some virtual education links found in Cubed as examples:
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