Free Digital Content Commemorates the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act
Free elearning content pack for schools commemorates the abolition of slavery.
[UKPRwire, Tue Apr 24 2007] To commemorate the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act, 3MRT has released a free content pack for schools.
In 1807, the UK Parliament passed the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act, ending the trading of slaves throughout the British Empire. Exploring the dynamics of the 'triangular trade' and the key players behind the abolitionist campaign, this pack is an ideal resource for promoting education for citizenship as well as historical and cultural awareness.
The free materials include a Question Bank of multiple-choice questions complete with answers, wrong answers and illustrations, and a ready-to-run Quiz for the company’s InQuizitor platform.
InQuizitor is popular games-based eLearning software used extensively by UK schools. It combines tried and tested pedagogy with the best of modern computer games design to create a highly engaging environment for study and revision.
Schools already using InQuizitor can simply download the free materials for immediate use, and any school can use the free content by downloading the free trial version of InQuizitor. All free materials and trial software is at http://www.InQuizitor.com.
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Product Website: http://www.inquizitor.com
InQuizitor: InQuizitor was released in 2006 and is available to over 50,000 pupils in schools across the UK. InQuizitor engages even the most disaffected learners with study and revision by motivating them to compete in a familiar gameplaying environment. This critical audience sees InQuizitor as credible and non-condescending as it was designed by the same people who designed the games they play at home; including Grand Theft Auto, Lara Croft and Sponge Box Square Pants spin-off games and the current Xbox 360 best-seller Crackdown.
3MRT was founded in 2002.
The company is based in Scotland and has subsidiaries in India and the USA.
3MRT accelerated learning software was first developed to help undergraduate medical students prepare for their exams.
In 2003 the company launched its on-line revision system, which is currently used in education, corporate assessment programmes, finance and banking, project management, healthcare and defence organisations.
Using a combination of computer gaming and visual software techniques, the company’s products develop the skills that help learners understand and retain key information. Its software accelerates the learning process, raises attainment and achievement levels and addresses a wide variety of specific challenges in teaching and learning.