What are “learning analytics”? Measurement, collection, analysi s, and reporting of data about learners and their contexts Siemens, G., Gasevic, D., Haythornthwaite, C., Dawson, S., Sh um, S. B., Ferguson, R., . . . Baker, R. S. J. D. (2011)
Virtual Patients Corral, J. (2012). Learning with Virtual Patients.
The Gold Standard Path Corral, J. (2012). Learning with Virtual Patients.
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