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ERIC Number: EJ620231
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-8756-3894
Synchronous and Asynchronous Communication Tools in Distance Education.
Branon, Rovy; Essex, Christopher
TechTrends, v45 n1 p36,42 Jan-Feb 2001
Describes a study that examined current practices of distance educators regarding their use of synchronous (chat) and asynchronous (bulletin board) text-based communication in online courses, based on an ongoing worldwide online survey of distance educators. Discusses reasons for using each type of communication and offers recommendations for instructors. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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