The chat and discussion boards are an important part of many philosophy courses at Lander University . These discussion groups provide a forum where students can seek help and advice from other students, obtain course assignments, and seek assistance in understanding readings or lectures.
mwforum Message Boards are an important part of obtaining help in
real time from classmates and from your instructor. Students are
encouraged to post questions, problems, or answers on any topic relating to
the course policies, procedures, or homework of our philosophy class. Their
posts are placed directly on the Philosophy Web and can be immediately
accessed by anyone in the world. The Philosophy Message Board is a good
place to obtain a pre-evaluation of philosophy homework or to seek
answers to homework problems.
Students in philosophy are invited to chat with each other or their instructors about class topics, review for tests, or prepare for student presentations and projects. Chat times are usually announced in class or by a Majordomo mailing list. Since many students at Lander University commute to classes, the Chat Server provides a convenient way to discuss group presentations and group projects by extending the presence of the campus.
This service is an pretenseless Chat program written by Tommi Leino with a CGI Web page written by John Archie. Jirca is a very simple IRC client Java applet—a one channel Chat room without IRC commands or other features. No special knowledge or skill is necessary to use this applet. The Philosophy Chat is available for student use at any time for any purpose (e.g., you are welcome to use the Chat for any group-project discussion in any class at Lander for the convenience of students both on and off campus). You can devise your own channel for Chat simply by having your group type in whatever specific name you choose for your group.