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When we sent out our students to look at MOOs in December 1994 after a 2 hour MOO training session most students found that handling of beginners and more so of first time users was insufficient. Despite having pointed out ``Diversity University'' as the primary educational MOO, our students were somewhat ``afraid'' of it. Since then, a lot of improvement could be observed on this MOO (see: section 3.2.2).

Collegetown (among the MOOs studied) overally got the best marks, also for its general ergonomics. Since some of out students were psychology students EON's stage model (see section 5.2.4) was found to be interesting. However, it was noted that EON needs a lot of involvement and one student who tried to learn something about Unix by looking at an ``aircraft carrier'' complained about feeling really lost.

[more to come]

Daniel K. Schneider
vendredi, 16 février 1996, 13:41:58 MET