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computer conferencing

[kəm′pyüd·ər ′kän·frəns·iŋ]
(communications)
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In examining the data, it was realized that contextual influences were important to understanding the teachers' uses of computer conferencing.
Computer conferencing was required during the entire two years the teachers were enrolled in the program.
For many of these options, technology facilitates the educational process: ITV, CV, the Internet, computer conferencing, telephone conferencing, E-mail, satellite up-link and down-link.
In a study by Hailes (1986) of computer conferencing in a distance education context, there was minimal interaction among learners and the conference activities were teacher-centred and -dominated.
In one organization, the computer conferencing system led to such internal revolts and lack of concern with power/status issues that top management felt threatened and dismantled the entire system.
Finally, global computer conferencing is like the bulletin board at a local grocery store.
Communication theorists argue that these issues become particularly salient in novel communication environments such as asynchronous, text-based computer conferencing in which the communicative repertoire is limited to text.
A low-cost computer conferencing network organized into functional departments.
Assessing teaching presence in computer conferencing transcripts.
The research questions were: (a) will the computer conferencing groups produce solutions of higher decision quality, as measured by group scores for decision quality, analytical strength, technical strength, research base for drawing conclusions, and the effectiveness of the group presentation; and (b) will the face-to-face groups feel greater confidence in the group decision and greater satisfaction with the group decision process, because of the personal relationships that have been developed, as measured by confidence in the group decision, satisfaction with the group decision process, and peer evaluations of participation of their teammates and effectiveness of their teammates?
a leading provider of personal computer conferencing products, announced today its intent to include the Microsoft(r) Internet Explorer browser for the World Wide Web and NetMeeting(tm) with each ConferEase(tm) collaborative conferencing server.
Electronic mail and various computer conferencing applications are also used to schedule and coordinate work or even conduct meetings, since they can be used to contact project team members, managers, people in other departments or divisions, and consultants in outside organizations.

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