ERIC Number: EJ550747
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Making Sense of Academic Cyberspace: Case Study of an Electronic Classroom.
Lewis, David C.; Treves, Janine A.; Shaindlin, Andrew B.
College Teaching, v45 n3 p96-100 Sum 1997
Describes the experience of Brown University (Rhode Island) in offering alumni a six-week electronic seminar, entirely text-driven, on drugs and drug policy in which course exchanges occurred with listserv software and electronic mail. Outlines the course's background and design, student demographics, technical support, dynamics of class discourse, and ways in which teaching and technology interacted. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alumni, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Continuing Education, Distance Education, Drug Education, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Electronic Classrooms, Electronic Mail, Group Dynamics, Higher Education, Listservs, Public Policy, Seminars
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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