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ERIC Number: EJ663078
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1096-7516
Socialization in the "Virtual Hallway": Instant Messaging in the Asynchronous Web-Based Distance Education Classroom.
Nicholson, Scott
Internet and Higher Education, v5 n4 p363-72 2002
Examined differences in communication between masters degree students at Syracuse University who used instant messaging (IM) services and those who did not in the same asynchronous distance education Web-based course. Results showed that students who used IM found it easier to communicate and felt a stronger sense of community. (Author/LRW)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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