EnVision: A tool for live web-based communication in the mathematical sciences
EnVision is a Web-based chat program that assists in the live communication of mathematical content. It is used by the author to conduct online office hours in introductory courses. It allows students to log in anonymously and thus reduce anxieties that they may have about seeking assistance.
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: March 22, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 04, 2013
Submitter: Marco Pollanen
Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: EnVision has two components. The first is a shared whiteboard that the students and instructor load as a Java applet into a standard web browser. The second component is a Java-based server package that only the instructor needs to install on their web server (this is the package that allows the communication to occur).
Material Version: 1.1
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure