Identifying pedagogical, technological and organizational barriers in virtual learning environments

Abstract

Virtual learning environments are online spaces where learners interact with other learners, teachers, resources and the environment in itself. Although technology is meant to enhance the learning process, there are important issues regarding pedagogical and organizational aspects that must be addressed. In this paper we review the barriers detected in a virtual university which exclusively uses Internet as the main channel of communication, with no face-to-face requirements except those related to final evaluation.

DOI: 10.1145/1414471.1414516

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@inproceedings{Galofr2008IdentifyingPT, title={Identifying pedagogical, technological and organizational barriers in virtual learning environments}, author={Maria Galofr{\'e} and Juli{\`a} Minguill{\'o}n}, booktitle={ASSETS}, year={2008} }