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Democracy and Computer Conferencing

Theory Into Practice Volume 37, Number 1, ISSN 0040-5841


Discusses virtual online communities, probing claims about the Internet as a place for fostering democracy. The paper examines the democratic nature of computer conferencing in classrooms, focusing on a study of graduate students' online interactions. Results indicated that students were able to master the medium and act as responsible, equal partners in education. (SM)


Hollenbeck, J. (1998). Democracy and Computer Conferencing. Theory Into Practice, 37(1), 38-45. Retrieved December 9, 2019 from .

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