ERIC Number: ED485108
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Reference Count: 27
The Act of Online Writing as an Indicator of Student Performance
Barbour, Michael K.; Collins, Michael A.J.
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 27th, Chicago, IL, October 19-23, 2004
This paper considers student use of a web-based discussion forum in a second year, non-major Biology course. The authors discuss how meaningful participation in the forum is a form of public writing and may be an indicator of overall student success in the course. The authors also discuss how this success in the course is not tied to the students? previous performance at the post-secondary level.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.