ERIC Number: EJ416974
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Building Electronic Communities: Success and Failure in Computer Networking.
Riel, Margaret M.; Levin, James A.
Instructional Science, v19 n2 p145-69 1990
Discussion of the use of computer networks to create electronic communities highlights a research strategy that compared educational activities conducted across electronic networks to examine features of successful and unsuccessful electronic communities. Networks described include university researchers' networks; teacher networks; student networks; and international networking. (24 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, International Programs, Research Methodology, Researchers, Student Development, Telecommunications, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A