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Carmichael, Stephen; Alden, Peg – Composition Studies, 2006
Researchers have explored the impact of computer-assisted feedback and electronic mail on students' writing, but most of the work to date seems to have focused on second language writers, peer response, or response as part of an online composition course. Although research has documented the importance of certain generic features of word…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Writing Difficulties, Writing (Composition), Electronic Mail
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Tuten, Tracy L. – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 1998
Investigates the process by which individuals at German universities make decisions about opening and reading versus deleting electronic mail. Assesses attitudes toward electronic mail surveys. Indicates that individuals delete mail when the subject line does not interest them or when they do not recognize the name of the sender. Finds favorable…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Electronic Text, Higher Education, Information Dissemination
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Kenny, James J. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2006
The personal computer--with its ability to store, sort, and retrieve large amounts of data, generate reports, and graphically present statistical information--is becoming an integral tool in the administration of the modern media center. The need to share and retrieve information beyond the immediate environment of the media center has always been…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Computers, Information Technology, Computer Peripherals
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Blackburne, Brian D.; Nardone, Carroll Ferguson – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2018
This research explores a presumed link between today's use of digital media and an ever-increasing lack of rhetorical awareness in students. Specifically, the study pilots a method for measuring rhetorical awareness through students' e-mail transactions with faculty in technical writing service courses, questioning whether rhetorical awareness has…
Descriptors: College Students, Electronic Mail, Social Media, Rhetoric
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Wang, Guofeng – English Language Teaching, 2010
With the development of information technology in the past 10 years, e-mail has been widely used in the field of English teaching. This paper, based on an analysis of the ways of using e-mail in college English teaching in China, probes the feasibility and the benefits of application of e-mail to college English teaching.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Mail, English (Second Language), College Second Language Programs
Plaisance, DesLey Viator – Online Submission, 2007
The purpose of this study was to identify factors that reduce mathematics anxiety in preservice elementary teachers enrolled in mathematics content courses. Students enrolled in ten sections of four different, required mathematics content courses in one specific semester were chosen as the population for this study. Approximately 180 students were…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Influences, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
Tucker, Susan A. – Online, 1987
Provides an overview of new developments in electronic mail, including the interconnection of online networks, some on an international level; and news on system upgrades of specific information services. The growth of the electronic mail industry and possible future trends are discussed and a glossary of technical terms is included. (CLB)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Electronic Equipment, Electronic Mail, Global Approach
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Schaefermeyer, Mark J.; Sewell, Edward H., Jr. – American Behavioral Scientist, 1988
Reports the results of a survey designed to determine the frequency and purpose of individuals' use of electronic mail in relation to their professional development. Survey was distributed using three newsletters found on BITNET. Finds that electronic mail is replacing other means of communication and stimulating new communication among diverse…
Descriptors: Communications, Computer Oriented Programs, Electronic Mail, Higher Education
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Lightfoot, Jay M. – Internet and Higher Education, 2006
Electronic mail (e-mail) is an extremely important medium for Internet-based education. Due to its unique characteristics, there is reason to be concerned that students do not put appropriate care into writing messages that are sent via e-mail. This has significant implications for the effectiveness of online learning environments. This paper…
Descriptors: Verbal Communication, Electronic Mail, Online Courses, Comparative Analysis
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O'Connell, Stephen D.; Lang, Guido – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2018
A field experiment was conducted to investigate whether personalized e-mail reminders can improve study consistency and learning outcomes in an introductory-level undergraduate course. By randomly assigning whether nearly 300 students would receive occasional e-mail messages encouraging out-of-class study, we find that these reminders increased…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Introductory Courses, Prompting, Electronic Mail
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Chen, Xianglei; Bersudskaya, Vera; Cubarrubi, Archie – National Center for Education Research, 2011
The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that Title IV degree-granting institutions disclose annually the graduation rates of first-time, full-time degree- or certificate-seeking undergraduate students, disaggregated by gender, each major racial/ethnic subgroup, and receipt or non-receipt of a federal Pell grant or subsidized…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Opportunities, Federal Legislation, Disclosure
Bruning, Stephen D. – 1994
A study examined the variables that influence the use of electronic mail. The Uses and Gratifications perspective was employed to determine the antecedent factors that motivate individuals to engage in electronic mail communication. Subjects, 105 students enrolled in graduate-level courses at a small midwestern university and 252 individuals who…
Descriptors: College Students, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Electronic Mail
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Young, Stacy; Kelsey, Dawn; Lancaster, Alexander – Communication Education, 2011
Using predicted outcome value theory as a guide, this study investigated the link between e-mail correspondence as a form of computer mediated extra class communication and how it may shape students' desire to foster student-teacher relational development. The findings revealed that when students believe their teacher e-mails the class frequently,…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Electronic Mail, Incidence, Interpersonal Communication
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Conti-Ramsden, Gina; Durkin, Kevin; Walker, Allan J. – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2012
Background: Contemporary adolescents use e-mail for a variety of purposes, including peer communication and education. Research into these uses has focused on typically developing individuals; much less is known about the use of e-mail by exceptional youth. Aims: The present study examined the structure and form of e-mail messages sent by…
Descriptors: Language Aptitude, Adolescents, Literacy, Spelling
Brotherton, Phaedra – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, 2001
Describes how some schools are using the technology of the Internet to pair students with mentors via electronic mail. Looks at challenges and benefits. (JOW)
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Electronic Mail, Mentors, Program Effectiveness
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