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ERIC Number: EJ846845
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jul
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-1492-3831
Rubrics and Exemplars in Text-Conferencing
Zahara, Allan
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, v6 n2 Jul 2005
The author draws on his K-12 teaching experiences in analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of asynchronous, text-based conferencing in online education. Issues relating to Web-based versus client-driven systems in computer-mediated conferencing (CMC) are examined. The paper also discusses pedagogical and administrative implications of choosing a synchronous conferencing approach. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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