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Teaching literature in virtual worlds

Allen Webb

Teaching literature in virtual worlds

immersive learning in English studies

by Allen Webb

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Educational technology,
  • Technological innovations,
  • Immersion method (Language teaching),
  • Web-based instruction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Allen Webb
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1028.3 .T3864 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853149M
    ISBN 109780415886284, 9780415880183, 9780203850404
    LC Control Number2011017810

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