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Virtual Social Networks: A New Dimension for Virtuality Research

@inproceedings{Grewal2009VirtualSN,
  title={Virtual Social Networks: A New Dimension for Virtuality Research},
  author={Simran K. Grewal and Lisa Harris and Marleen Huysman and Elly A. Konijn and Inocencio Daniel Maramba and Heather Skirton and Jennifer A Freeman},
  year={2009}
}
List of Tables viii List of Figures ix Acknowledgements x Notes on Contributors xi 1 Virtual Social Networks: A New Dimension for Virtuality Research 1 Niki Panteli 2 Learning Virtually or Virtually Distracted? The Impact of Emerging Internet Technologies on Pedagogical Practice 18 Simran K. Grewal and Lisa Harris 3 VU @ Second Life: A Report on Experiences with the Development of a (Virtual) Community of Learners 36 Frans Feldberg, Anton Eliëns, Sarah van der Land, Marleen Huysman, and Elly… 

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