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Thompson discusses the interest among educators and students alike that have a growing interest in virtual education.  He says that there is a growing… (Thompson, 2008. p. 165).

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Thomson, S. (2008). Teaching in a virtual setting. In L. Bell & R.B. Trueman (Eds.), Virtual worlds, real libraries: Librarians and educators in Second Life and other multi-user virtual environments (pp. 165-172). Medford, NJ: Information Today.