ERIC Number: ED430524
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Enhancing Student Learning through Electronic Communication Technologies.
Buzzard, Janet; MacLeod, Laura; DeWitt, Calvin W.
This paper discusses several applications of technology to facilitate better synchronous and asynchronous communication between faculty members and students and among students at Eastern New Mexico University's College of Business. Topics discussed include: (1) World Wide Web pages, including programming languages, browsers, and hyperlinks; (2) electronic mail, including interactive real-time chat (IRC); (3) listservs, including use for completing homework; (4) Web phones, including Microsoft's Netmeeting conferencing software and its use in instructional television (ITV) classes; (5) newsgroups, including newsreader software, using the DejaNews search engine to search for newsgroups, and use of newsgroups for various purposes in business classes (e.g., sharing information, reviewing for a test, answering questions); and (6) other, including use of the network drive for handing out/collecting assignments and experimentation with remoting software such as PC Anywhere. Related Web sites are noted throughout. (MES)
Descriptors: Assignments, Business Administration Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Interpersonal Communication, Teacher Student Relationship, World Wide Web
Web site: http://www.mtsu.edu/~itconf/proceed97/buzzard.html
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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