Virtual mobility for students, going from distance learning to live participation

Karlis Valtins, Natalja Muracova


Paper reviews differences between virtual mobility and distance learning, providing insight into current state of art for online learning in higher education. Authors analyze main barriers and obstacles for live virtual mobility to become a mainstream practice as well as justify the possible regions of operation. Summary is provided for the most visible pilot projects that have paved the way for the term virtual mobility to become an object of interest. Main impact factors are listed and the discussion part summarizes the future vision of live virtual student mobility in higher education.


Online Learning; Student mobility; Virtual Mobility

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Digital Object Identifier DOI: 10.21533/pen

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