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Challenges Facing the Semantic Web and Social Software as Communication Technology Agents in E-Learning Environments
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 1, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 18–30
The semantic web describes the process whereby information content is made available for machine consumption. With increased reliance on information communication technologies, the semantic web promises effective and efficient information...
Computer-Mediated Communication: A Test of the Impact of Social Cues on the Choice of Medium for Resolving Misunderstandings
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 31, No. 2 (2003) pp. 205–22
Discussion of text-based computer-mediated communication (CMC) focuses on a study that explored CMC in communication misunderstandings. Considers the lack of nonverbal cues, language and cultural barriers, and differences from face-to-face...
Perceived Communication Outcomes in Computer-Mediated Communication: An Analysis of Three Systems among New Users
Information Processing & Management Vol. 31, No. 4 (1995) pp. 525–41
Investigates group members' perceived communication outcome variables (perceived satisfaction, decision confidence, immediacy, effectiveness, and system ease of use) across three computer-mediated communication (CMC) systems. Results suggest that...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 3435–3438
This paper addresses the globalization of e-learning. Different markets with a diversity of cultures are emerging to use more technology for their learning needs. One particular aspect of this paper is the need for technological advances in e...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 17, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 261–271
This article explores Web 2.0 in interactive learning environments. Specifically, the article examines Web 2.0 as an interactive learning platform that holds potential, but is also limited by learning styles and cultural value preferences. The...
Experimental and Experiential Approaches to Teaching Face-to-Face and Computer-Mediated Group Discussion
Communication Education Vol. 45, No. 3 (1996) pp. 244–59
States that the contrast of face-to-face communication with computer-mediated communication (CMC), either experimentally or experientially, may be a valuable way for teaching group dynamics and group decision making in educational settings. Suggests ...
Applying Synchronous Computer-Mediated Communication into Course Design: Some Considerations and Practical Guides
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 23, No. 3 (2006) pp. 210–220
Purpose: The increased pressure to incorporate communication technologies into learning environments has intensified the attention given to the role of computer-mediated communication (CMC) in academic settings. However, the issue of how and why...
The Role of Computer-Mediated Communication: A Look at Methods for Delivering and Facilitating Training in Academic and Organizational Settings
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 61–73
The use of information technology to enhance classroom learning and deliver corporate training is the latest trend and focus of much research in the computer-mediated communication (CMC) and development industry. Technological advances continue to...
Web-Assisted Instruction in Upper Division Communication Studies Curriculum: A Theoretical and Quantitative Analysis
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 26, No. 1 (2009) pp. 43–53
Purpose: This paper aims to describe the incorporation of technologies into two upper division Communication Studies courses at Texas Tech University. Design/methodology/approach: The article discusses the methodological and pedagogical rationale...
Multicultural Education & Technology Journal Vol. 2, No. 2 (2008) pp. 68–86
Purpose: The paper aims to put into context globalization as educational, economic, and technological relations, with attention to dimensions of variability and other problems associated with domination of western and northern post-industrial...
Expanding the Crisis Planning Function: Introducing Elements of Risk Communication to Crisis Communication Practice
Public Relations Review Vol. 24, No. 3 (1998) pp. 387–400
Suggests use of elements of risk communication by crisis communication practitioners facing increasing industrial reliance on new technologies which might be associated with potential health/environment harm. Studies a small company crisis which...
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 3 (April 2012) pp. 885–899
Workplace learning is an important means of employees’ continuous learning and professional development. E-learning is being recognized as an important supportive practice for learning at work. Current research on the success factors of e-learning...