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Higher education in virtual worlds

Charles Wankel

Higher education in virtual worlds

teaching and learning in Second Life

by Charles Wankel

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Published by Emerald Group Pub. in Bingley, U.K .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Higher Education,
  • Second Life (Game),
  • Avatars (Virtual reality),
  • Distance education,
  • Computer-assisted instruction,
  • Simulation games in education,
  • Shared virtual environments,
  • Computer games

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Charles Wankel, Jan Kingsley
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25558728M
    ISBN 101849506094
    ISBN 109781849506090
    OCLC/WorldCa495792687

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