E-learning. A New Environment for Engagement

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E-learning. A New Environment for Engagement. / Olesen, Mogens; K. Logan, Robert.

In: International Journal of McLuhan Studies, Vol. 2, 2012, p. 117-130.

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Olesen, M & K. Logan, R 2012, 'E-learning. A New Environment for Engagement', International Journal of McLuhan Studies, vol. 2, pp. 117-130.

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Olesen, M., & K. Logan, R. (2012). E-learning. A New Environment for Engagement. International Journal of McLuhan Studies, 2, 117-130.

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Olesen M, K. Logan R. E-learning. A New Environment for Engagement. International Journal of McLuhan Studies. 2012;2:117-130.

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Olesen, Mogens ; K. Logan, Robert. / E-learning. A New Environment for Engagement. In: International Journal of McLuhan Studies. 2012 ; Vol. 2. pp. 117-130.

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