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International Journal of Educational Telecommunications

1996 Volume 2, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Evaluation of Computer Conferencing Tools for Conducting Collaborative Seminars on the Internet

    Paul Juell, North Dakota State University, United States; Daniel Brekke & John Wasson, Moorhead State University, United States; Ronald Vetter, North Dakota State University, United States

    In this paper, we discuss collaborative conferencing environments in terms of their effectiveness and problems in a virtual classroom setting. Our focus is on the collaborative software, computing ... More

    pp. 233-248

  2. First Amendment Rights and the Internet in K-12 Schools: Legal Precedent from Print Media

    Russell I. Rothstein, MIT, United States

    U.S. Supreme Court rulings on First Amendment rights in schools provide precedent for the extent to which schools may control student use of the Internet. The First Amendment rights of students may... More

    pp. 249-264

  3. Making the Most of Practical Experience in Teacher Education With Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

    Som Naidu & Peter Olsen, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Teacher-trainees (like trainee engineers and doctors or nurses) often encounter numerous incidents as part of their practical experience sessions which comprise learning opportunities. They have... More

    pp. 265-278

  4. Peer Interaction in the Televised Class: A Contextual Approach

    Jane Jorgenson, Bela Joshi & Richard Monroe, Old Dominion University, United States

    Research on classroom behavior suggests that students in traditional (face-to-face) classrooms engage in a variety of interactions with their peers, and that these interactions are not always... More

    pp. 279-290

  5. Gaining Insight Into K-12 Educators’ Learning Experiences With Computer-Mediated Communications Via Qualitative Inquiry

    David Ayersman, Mary Washington College, United States; Virginia Hines, SUNY Plattsburgh, United States

    As schools all over the world struggle to gain access to the Internet, many opportunities arise for sharing information that prevents every school from recreating the wheel. This study provides... More

    pp. 291-310

  6. The Western Australian Telecentres Network: A Model for Enhancing Access to Education and Training in Rural Areas

    Ron Oliver, Edith Cowan University; Gay Short, TAFE Communication Network

    This paper describes the activities and operations of the Western Australian Telecentres Network. The telecentres are small enterprises in rural communities in Western Australia that contain a... More

    pp. 311-328