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ERIC Number: EJ523281
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0020-4277
A Methodology for the Analysis of Patterns of Participation within Computer Mediated Communication Courses.
Howell-Richardson, Christina; Mellar, Harvey
Instructional Science, v24 n1 p47-69 Jan 1996
Proposes a methodology for the analysis of text-based interchanges on computer-mediated conferences used in distance education courses which is based on speech act theory and which takes the illocutionary act as its unit of analysis. This methodology is used to compare messages from two conferences and to show differing patterns of interaction. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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