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Vicarious Learning

— an initiative to develop a new kind of learning resource

John Lee, Jon Oberlander, Stuart Anderson, Susen Rabold, Neil Mayo

Vicarious Learning is learning from watching others learn.

We construct a database of resources based on real learning activities:

Typical resources are video recordings of learning dialogues:

Subsequent learners can replay the videos:

Effects may be enhanced if learners can

Learners can develop a community activity:

Our aim is to develop these ideas for large-scale application in educational practice

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Current prototype:

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Last updated: 22nd August 2008