Accommodating the Newfound Strategic Importance of Educational Technologists within Higher Education: A Critical Literature Review

@article{Shurville2009AccommodatingTN,
  title={Accommodating the Newfound Strategic Importance of Educational Technologists within Higher Education: A Critical Literature Review},
  author={Simon Shurville and Tom Browne and Marian Whitaker},
  journal={Campus-wide Information Systems},
  year={2009},
  volume={26},
  pages={201-231}
}
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