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Embedding computer conferencing into university teaching


Computers & Education Volume 30, Number 3, ISSN 0360-1315 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd


This paper analyses the experiences and experiments of the U.K. Open University in the use of computer conferencing over 10years. It provides a framework for considering educational uses of the medium, as well as describing several innovative applications. Highlights of the main issues involved in implementing this technology are given. The paper focuses on the twin questions of generalizing from OU experience and scaling up use of the system across a whole institution.


Mason, R. & Bacsich, P. (1998). Embedding computer conferencing into university teaching. Computers & Education, 30(3), 249-258. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved November 28, 2023 from .

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