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ERIC Number: EJ1056970
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 56
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1475-939X
Implementing the Liquid Curriculum: The Impact of Virtual World Learning on Higher Education
Steils, Nicole; Tombs, Gemma; Mawer, Matt; Savin-Baden, Maggi; Wimpenny, Katherine
Technology, Pedagogy and Education, v24 n2 p155-170 2015
This paper presents findings from a large-scale study which explored the socio-political impact of teaching and learning in virtual worlds on UK higher education. Three key themes emerged with regard to constructing curricula for virtual world teaching and learning, namely designing courses, framing practice and locating specific student needs. The authors argue that the findings indicate that "liquid learning" and "liquid curricula" are central concepts and practices that can be used to democratise the way technology-enhanced learning can and should be integrated into higher education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom