Virtual learning environments

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Many tools have been developed to exploit the benefits of the internet or intranet, including packages called virtual learning spaces or virtual learning environments (VLE),1,2 that can support face-to-face classes or even deliver entire courses online. Popular commercial software currently used to build a variety of different VLEs for higher education in the United Kingdom includes Blackboard ( and WebCT ( Typically, these web-based products provide a set of tools that allow instructors to upload learning material and put in place various communication links and feedback resources in a customised format.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)794-795
Number of pages2
JournalPharmaceutical Journal
Issue number7252
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jun 2003


  • education program
  • online system
  • pharmacy
  • online learning

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