ERIC Number: EJ367567
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Computer-Mediated Communication: Implications for ESP.
Murray, Denise E.
English for Special Purposes, v7 n1 p3-18 1988
Computer-mediated communication (CmC) refers to interactive computer messages (E-messages), electronic mail (E-mail); forums, and computer conferencing. The use of CmC in business and classroom environments is described in light of (1) the organization of conversation; (2) surface discourse features; (3) choice of medium; and (4) the acquisition of CmC. (Author/LMO)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Discourse Analysis, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail, English for Special Purposes, Higher Education, Information Networks, Interpersonal Communication, Longitudinal Studies, Modeling (Psychology), Observational Learning, Online Systems, Second Language Learning
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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