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ERIC Number: ED255191
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jan
Pages: 219
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-889-55-027-1
Computer Conferencing and Electronic Messaging. Conference Proceedings (Guelph, Ontario, Canada, January 22-23, 1985).
Guelph Univ. (Ontario).
This 21-paper collection examines various issues in electronic networking and conferencing with computers, including design issues, conferencing in education, electronic messaging, computer conferencing applications, social issues of computer conferencing, and distributed computer conferencing. In addition to a keynote address, "Computer Conferencing: More Than Electronic Mail," (Jacob Palme), the following papers are included: "Conversations: An Alternative to Memos and Conferences" (Larry L. Peterson and Douglas E. Comer); "User Friendliness at 300 Baud (The Cosy Approach to the Human Interface)" (Alastair Mayer); "On What the User Expects" (Richard Mason); "The Educational Application of Computer Conferencing for Teachers in Ontario" (Linda Harasim and E. Marcia Johnson); "The Structure of Message Sequences in Computer Conferences: A Comparative Case Study" (Margaret Ellis and Elaine McCreary); "Computer Conferencing: A Tool to Enhance Graduate Student Learning" (Madge Brochet); "Experiences with the Design and Implementation of the Envoy 100 Messaging System" (Irene Shumada); "Interconnecting Electronic Mail Systems: Interim Solutions from Bitnet and Mailnet Experiences" (Dan Oberst); "International Standards for Messaging" (Oskar Stubits); "Experiences with Electronic Message Networking" (D. Julian M. Davies); "Reactions of Scientists to the Structure and Contact of an International Computer-Based Conference (Jo Tombaugh); "The Blend Experiment: Computer Conferencing Communications within a Body of Scientists" (Peter Dodd); "Computers and Group Communications: The Law Forum Experiment" (Jennifer K. Bankier); "From Mail to Conferencing: Experiences of a Middle Management Group" (Ellen Pearson); "Group Productivity: Beyond Conferencing" (Tom Carey); "Social Psychology of Computer Communications" (Mike Lougee); "Social Psychology and the Design of Computer Conferencing Systems" (Warren Thorngate); "Some Preliminary Reflections on the Social and Human Aspects of Electronic Conferencing" (Ted Swart); "The Grand Conferencing System: A Distributed Network of Peer Server Machines" (Robert A. Flavin); and "Distributed Computer Conferencing--The GILT Project" (Jacob Palme). (LMM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Guelph Univ. (Ontario).