Scene-An Excursion Agent's Offices. Behind the counters polite and patient Clerks are besieged by a crowd of Intending Tourists, all asking questions at once. First Intending Tourist. Here-have you made out that estimate for me yet? Clerk. In one moment, Sir. (He refers to a list, turns over innumerable books, jots down columns of francs, marks, and florins; reduces them to English money, and adds them up.) First class fares on the Rhine, Danube and
Educators increasingly leverage the internet to enhance traditional programs and approaches. One strategy in this respect is to employ virtual destination sites for curriculum delivery which are embedded into traditional learning experiences. Virtual Destinations and Student Learning in Middle School provides the most detailed case study of such an approach ever undertaken. It examines the impact of an online museum called Museum Explorer! on middle school students' knowledge and learning engagement when combined with traditional pedagogy. This book provides important results and implications for any educator concerned with improving learning outcomes. In addition, the combination of empirical data with fascinating insights makes this work a beacon that will guide educators in their curriculum development efforts.
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