ERIC Number: EJ615252
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Learnet--A Model for Virtual Learning Communities in the World Wide Web.
Oren, Avigail; Nachmias, Rafi; Mioduser, David; Lahav, Orly
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications, v6 n2 p141-57 2000
Proposes a particular educational configuration based on computer-mediated communication (CMC) technology, the Learnet. Describes the three components of the Learnet model--social dimension, technological dimension, and educational dimension--and summarizes the features of each. Identifies and tabulates the variables of the Learnet model, and applies these variables to analyze four virtual learning communities. Suggests that environments encompassing features of the Learnet model may promote learning processes. (Contains 30 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Educational Technology, Information Networks, Instructional Design, Instructional Innovation, Teaching Models, World Wide Web
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