ERIC Number: EJ554074
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Computer Mediated Communication, the Invisible College and Visiting Scholars: An Exploratory Study.
Anderson, Cary M.
Journal of Computing in Higher Education, v9 n1 p27-48 Fall 1997
Survey of 47 visiting scholars at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, found that most used computer-mediated communication (CMC) largely for exchanging work-related messages with colleagues, especially at other institutions. Most expressed positive feelings about its benefits, finding enhanced communication with colleagues outside the institution the greatest value. Respondents also predicted CMC will be necessary for scholarly activity and competitiveness. (Author/MSE)
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