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Interpersonal Dynamics and Group Development in Computer Conferencing


American Journal of Distance Education Volume 12, Number 1, ISSN 0892-3647


Describes the patterns of interpersonal interactions relating to group development in an asynchronous computer conferencing-based graduate course. Results suggest that people engaged in such collaboration have similar interpersonal issues, at comparable stages and proportions, as reported for face-to-face groups. (Author/AEF)


McDonald, J. & Gibson, C.C. (1998). Interpersonal Dynamics and Group Development in Computer Conferencing. American Journal of Distance Education, 12(1), 7-25. Retrieved January 19, 2020 from .

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