How do students use Serf? In one word: easily. From the first day Serf went online, students
have taken to it naturally. That's because Serf was designed to be
intuitive and self-helping. For example, if the student logs on before
the course begins, Serf displays the course preamble. Notice the
communication options at the top of the screen:
At the bottom of every student screen, the following control panel appears,
providing a broad array of additional options. These include a personal
calendar, on which the student can set alarms to provide advance notice
of upcoming events.
At any time, the student can ask to see a detailed index of the course.
Here's an excerpt from the Internet Literacy syllabus; the camera icons
indicate movies that are linked to the syllabus as multimedia learning