TITLE

IS VIRTUAL A VIRTUE IN SCHOLARSHIP?

AUTHOR(S)
Griffin, Daniel
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Information World Review;Dec2007, Issue 241, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the effectiveness of the virtual world Second Life as an online learning medium. According to Sheila Webber, senior lecturer at Sheffield University, students need incentives to develop their information literacy because they tend to use bad scholarly habits in citing sources. Webber has been using the platform in developing plans to help students improve information literacy.
ACCESSION #
27964261

 

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