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ERIC Number: ED501107
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 8
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A Second Life for Distance Learning
Hargis, Jace
Online Submission, Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education--TOJDE v9 n2 p57-63 Apr 2008
Many professionals in instructional education have experienced a relatively new potential virtual learning environment, called Second Life (SL). This article will connect the virtual world to the essential next step in our learning and communicating approach, electracy. Initially, humans utilized an oral mode to communicate, followed by literacy which enabled written information. These modes in concert with an electronic medium, has produced an electracy mode of communicating. Attending to the medium as well as the method in which people now process information can assist in maximizing the power of virtual learning environments such as Second Life.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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