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Social networking and online chatting might be a distraction for some, but the makers of the online course management system Prof-desk are using Web-based collaborative tools to connect teachers and students to assignments and to each other--for free.
Though in development for the last two years, the Prof-desk online course management system only formally launched this month. It currently offers more than 400 multimedia instructional and learning resources, including:
Prof-desk's functionality is specific to the user type. Teachers can:
Schools must be registered with Prof-desk for classes to be posted. Registration details can be found in the Prof-desk Help Center.
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