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ERIC Number: EJ632864
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0307-5079
Computer Conferencing and Assessment: New Ways of Writing in Higher Education.
Lea, Mary
Studies in Higher Education, v26 n2 p163-81 Jun 2001
Examined how students drew upon their asynchronous conference discussions in an online course for their written assignments. Found that computer conferencing can give students the opportunity to rehearse discipline-based debates and then exploit these as rhetorical resources in their written work; students use the voices of their peers in ways traditionally reserved for authoritative published authors. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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