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Re: single browser intranets

From: Scott Luebking <phoenixl@netcom.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 14:32:30 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199910272132.OAA07357@netcom10.netcom.com>
To: kynn-hwg@idyllmtn.com, phoenixl@netcom.com
Cc: charles@w3.org, poehlman@clark.net, sweetent@home.com, unagi69@concentric.net, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi, Kynn

I was using interactivity as a general term rather than implying
multimedia.  My assumption is that people usually learn better
when there is a feedback mechanism which implies interactivity.
Also I was assuming that if a person is using a web browser,
then they are somewhat comfortable using computer technology.
I'm sorry if I wasn't very clear about my assumptions.


> At 09:14 AM 10/27/1999 , Scott Luebking wrote:
> >I'm not quite sure what your point is.  Issues of interaction via
> >web technology will be coming more to the forefront as recognition
> >of the benefits becomes more common.  People like interaction.
> >They learn better.  It's more interesting and fun.
> Actually, this statement itself requires some examination.  It may
> not be true that people "learn better" from interactivity at all,
> despite how much fun it is.
> It also depends on the people, of course -- older folks who are
> used to reading books may not learn as well from interactive learning
> programs as the "nintendo generation."  In fact, I'd say the jury is
> really out on how well the latter group can learn; they may learn
> faster from interactive multimedia presentations than from books,
> but they may not be "trained" to learn from books anymore.
Received on Wednesday, 27 October 1999 17:32:24 UTC

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