ERIC Number: EJ419810
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Computer Conferences and Learning: Authority, Resistance, and Internally Persuasive Discourse.
Cooper, Marilyn M.; Selfe, Cynthia L.
College English, v52 n8 p847-69 Dec 1990
Describes a nontraditional discourse forum, computer-based conferences, in which students hold written conversations to discuss readings, debate issues, share frustrations, and try to become comfortable with the ideas presented in the classroom. Argues that these computer conferences are powerful learning forums for students because they encourage students to resist, dissent, and explore ideas. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
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