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Shahbeigi F, Nazari S. Virtual education: Benefits and limitations. jmed 2012; 6 (1) :47-54
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-27-en.html
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Information grows very fast and transmission of data from one person to another may not be the most efficient way of learning. Virtual education follows this goal as a relatively new and efficient approach. Although, this kind of education, including using computers and internet has prepared golden opportunities for students problems and barriers exist. Reviewing the benefits and limitations of this method is the aim of present paper. First, introduction, definition, virtual education features and a short history of virtual education are given. Then, their benefits and limitations are considered from different aspects such as economic, time, culture and education. Finally, the changes in role and position of teachers in virtual education are reviewed and also their benefits and limitations are discussed.
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Received: 2012/02/12 | Published: 2012/02/15

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