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Virtuality and education; a reader.


Virtuality and education; a reader.

Ed. by Tuan Hoang Nguyen and David Seth Preston.

Editions Rodopi


204 pages



At the interface; probing the boundaries; v.34


This collection contains 11 papers selected and revised from a conference on virtuality and education held at Mansfield College in Oxford in September of 2003, including the keynote speech. Contributors discuss their experiences at universities in the UK and Australia with the embedding of e-learning, benefits of using Virtual Learning Environment, online instruction strategy, distance and online methods for teaching non-English speakers, paperless theses, computer-aided midwifery curriculum, and security. The final chapter considers the under-representation of women in computer science courses in Canada. The book is intended for researchers in technology-driven education, philosophy, innovation, and cultural studies.

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