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NBC News Launches iCue

US net NBC has unveiled iCue www.icue.com , a free, online, collaborative learning community that was designed in part by MIT researchers that incorporates gaming, discussion and video resources.
May 5, 2008

US net NBC has unveiled iCue www.icue.com , a free, online, collaborative learning community that was designed in part by MIT researchers that incorporates gaming, discussion and video resources.

Created by NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News for students 13 and up, iCue stands for Immerse, Connect, Understand and Excel and facilitates games and online challenges, coursework in a content rich online environment.

MIT is conducting a study to find out how iCue can help students learn and build critical thinking and communication skills.

iCue content includes hundreds of NBC News videos as well as hundreds of images, letters, primary source materials, articles, cartoons, charts and graphs and other non-video resources.

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