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keypal

The electronic mail equivalent of a pen pal - someone with whom to exchange electronic mail for the simple joy of communicating.

Request for keypals.

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In the remainder of phase 2, the keypals got to know one another and discussed three sets of parallel texts.
In fact, Eric disengaged from his German keypals after e-mail 13 on November 13, 2000, and did not write any more individual messages to them for the duration of the U.
In sum, each of these keypals exhibits culturally-specific linguistic patterns for the performance of critique (a required task in the partnership under study).
Keypals exchange second e-mail (focusing on negative statements and conditional tense).
Students revise drafts and send revisions to foreign keypals for peer-critique.
This sentiment may be a result of the fact that Iowa keypals missed several mutually established deadlines, resulting in a decreased number of formal exchanges during the project.
We contend that participation in an Internet forum is qualitatively different from communicating with keypals, although this may be masked in a (virtual) classroom setting, and that understanding the generic constraints and possibilities of the forum is a prerequisite for successful participation.
As the name suggests, sometimes these keypal partnerships are merely a technologically sophisticated version of a long-standing epistolary form.
The use of discussion lists is also proposed, somewhat less frequently, and like the keypal exchanges, the lists recommended tend to be restricted to learners only (Boswood, 1997; Rice, 1996; Warschauer, 1995b, 1995c).
This highly graphical guide shows librarians, educators, and students where to go on the Internet to find lesson plans, class projects, Internet keypals, educational databases and other resources, plus a virtual tour of the best educational Internet sites.
Community Learning Network: Internet Keypal Exchanges: www.
Educational Service District 105- Yakima, Washington: Keypal Projects: http: // etsc.