Association for Learning Technology Online Newsletter
Issue 5, July 2006   Tuesday, July 11, 2006

ISSN 1748-3603

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Sound opportunities with Horizon Wimba Voice Tools
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Case studies
Virtual Instruments
Visualising and Logging Science and Engineering experiments
by Dermot Brabazon, Eilish McLoughlin and Philip Smyth

Virtual instruments screenshotA virtual instrument (VI) is a multimedia tool that can be used to present information on an experiment prior to students performing it in the laboratory. What makes a VI unique is its capability to automatically log experimental data as the experiment progresses.
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