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Computer-Mediated Communication as a Learning Resource

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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Volume 13, Number 4, ISSN 1365-2729 Publisher: Wiley


Examines computer-mediated communication (CMC) in higher education, particularly the evaluation of network resources for course-related student communication. Presents case studies of e-mail seminars in Scottish language studies and music, demonstrates the significance of emphasizing process over outcome, and discusses factors affecting CMC usage: system characteristics, rules governing use, expectations about rules, history, and connections to other activities. (PEN)


McAteer, E., Tolmie, A., Duffy, C. & Corbett, J. (1997). Computer-Mediated Communication as a Learning Resource. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 13(4), 219. Wiley. Retrieved January 22, 2021 from .

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