‘Designing and implementing virtual exchange – a collection of case studies’

With contributions from leading Virtual Exchange practitioners and developers, ‘Designing and implementing virtual exchange – a collection of case studies’ offers tangible examples of different VE models. This publication brings together case studies to illustrate various ways of implementation in formal and non-formal education, across a range of disciplines.

We especially encourage you to read the chapter on blended mobility, by our own  Senior Partnerships Officer and Curriculum Expert, Dr. Sophie Millner:

Access the full publication ‘ Designing and implementing virtual exchange – a collection of case studies’, edited by Francesca Helm and Anna Beaven, here > 

 

 

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