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Name: Using Lenses
ID: m37415
Language: English (en)
Summary: This module describes what a Lens on Connexions is, how authors may use them to highlight certain content, and how instructors or learners may use them to find quality content.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: affiliation, comments, endorsement, lenses, member list, my favorites, tags
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Connexions (
Copyright Holders: Connexions (
Maintainers: Connexions (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Apr 9, 2011 5:01 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Apr 12, 2011 4:59 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.2 Apr 12, 2011 4:59 pm -0500 by Connexions
Fixed internal links. Added a Featured Link back to the relevant help page.

Version: 1.1 Apr 11, 2011 10:37 pm -0500 by Connexions
New module

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