Using virtual environments to enhance nursing distance education.

Journal Article (Academic article)

Distance education has traditionally been two-dimensional, with limited interaction. Virtual environments enhance distance education learning through real-time interaction and social collaboration that mimic the real world. Virtual environments offer the option to create social and professional relationships that have been a missing component of distance learning.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Phillips, B; Shaw, RJ; Sullivan, DT; Johnson, C

Published Date

  • August 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 132 - 135

PubMed ID

  • 20879622

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1078-4535

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1891/1078-4535.16.3.132


  • English