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Platform Reviews Regarding Education

What would be the uses of the following platforms. What types of learning situation and learning styles are they best suited for and what types of instructional strategies would work best in the synchronous and asynchronous learning arena?

Platforms are:

Blackboard, WebCT, e-Board, Centa, Interwise, and Microsoft Netmeeting.

How are these aspects tied into each of these?

1. User-friendliness
2. Scalability
3. Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) compatibility
4. Assessment capability
5. Effective instruction
6. Adequate administrative and technical support
7. Variety of tools
8. Easy manageability
9. Total cost of ownership

Solution Summary

Regarding education, this solution explains how platforms, such as Blackboard, WebCT, e-Board, Centa, Interwise, and Microsoft Netmeeting are used in learning situations and for which situations and learning styles they are best suited. It also assesses them in terms of user-friendliness, scalability, sharable content object reference nodel (SCORM) compatibility; assessment capability, effective instruction, adequate administrative and technical support; and variety of tools. easy manageability and total cost of ownership. It also discusses the types of instructional strategies that would work best in the synchronous and asynchronous learning arena.

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