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computer-mediated communication

An umbrella term for people communicating with each other using computers, such as instant messaging (IM), chat and e-mail. See instant messaging and chat.
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Computer-Mediated Communication in Korean-English Chat Rooms: Tandem Learning in an International Languages Program.
Hence, the current study helps provide a better understanding of whether or not feedback enhances performance within the context of group collaboration through computer-mediated communication.
Towards an integrated strategy for intercultural dialog: Computer-mediated communication and face to face.
These roles require the ability to learn and interact comfortably through computer-mediated communication.
Group processes in solving two problems: Face-to-face and computer-mediated communication.
While networking is possible on these sites, it is not the primary practice on many of them, nor is it what differentiates them from other forms of computer-mediated communication (CMC)[8].
Asynchronous computer-mediated communication is one form of technology application that has become a useful resource for education.
However, that historical footnote falls apart under the influence of computer-mediated communication such as short message services (SMS) and text messaging, the researchers found, after looking at 1,164 gender-defined messages posted on-screen during the real-time Italian music video program.
Computer-mediated communication for linguistics and literacy; technology and natural language education.
The term, computer-mediated communication (CMC) or computer-based communication, encompasses: computer networks, electronic mail, electronic bulletin boards service (BBS), and computer conferencing.
While both terms refer to the teams that rely heavily on computer-mediated communication (CMC), distributed teams have members who are geographically dispersed while a virtual team's members may be very close to one another.
Lean media include much of computer-mediated communication, such as email and other text communication, while the richest media is associated with face-to-face communication (Daft, Lengel, & Trevino, 1987).

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