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International Journal of Educational Telecommunications

1996 Volume 2, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Uses and Gratifications Theory to Predict Use of Computer Mediated Communications

    Janet Dixon, University of San Francisco and SeniorNet, United States

    This study examined the applicability of the uses and gratifications paradigm to predict level of older adult participation in a modern electronic communication mode. It tested the hypothesis that ... More

    pp. 3-27

  2. Evaluating Selected Aspects of Quad Screen Technology Used in a Hands-on Science, Distance Education Course

    William Boone, Indiana University, United States

    Two types of technology were used to present a two-way audio/two-way video distance education class to teachers from a metropolitan region. In 1993 and 1994, three remote sites could fully... More

    pp. 29-44

  3. Implementing New Technologies: The Impact of Telecommunications on Teachers and Students at Middle Schools

    Nicolette Buirski Burger, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Pierce Farragher, University of Victoria, Canada

    This study examined teachers' perceptions of the uses and effects of telecommunications on teaching and learning, and their roles in implementing telecommunications at two middle schools. The data ... More

    pp. 45-67

  4. Student Participation and Interaction On-Line: A Case Study of Two College Classes—Freshman Writing and a Plant Science Lab

    Laurie Ruberg, Wheeling Jesuit College, United States; David Taylor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, United States; David Moore, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States

    This study involved designing and implementing a collaborative peer review and analysis activity in a computer-mediated environment for two very different classes: A freshman writing class and a... More

    pp. 69-92