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An exploratory study of the development of virtual learning environments for adult literacy education

@inproceedings{Holland2006AnES,
  title={An exploratory study of the development of virtual learning environments for adult literacy education},
  author={Charlotte Holland},
  year={2006}
}
This thesis fundamentally was derived from the increasing demand for more flexible models of adult literacy education, within a wider agenda that aimed to improve accessibility to a wide range of users with different learning styles and to promote the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a necessary life-skill. A study in 1997 by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD, reported that one in four Irish adults lacked the basic literacy skills needed… 
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