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Virtual Classrooms

Scope Note: 
Teaching and learning environments located within computer-mediated communication systems that support collaborative learning among students, enabling participation at their own time, place and pace - these electronic virtual environments are meant to supplement or replace the physical class environment in support of classroom-like experiences, such as group discussion (Note: Do not confuse with Descriptor "Electronic Classrooms")
Category: Facilities
Broader Terms
Classrooms
Computer Uses in Education
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Virtual Environments (Education and Training)
Related Terms
Access to Education
Asynchronous Communication
Classroom Environment
Computer Assisted Instruction
Computer Mediated Communication
Computer Networks
Distance Education
Educational Technology
Electronic Learning
Internet
Nontraditional Education
Online Courses
Online Systems
Synchronous Communication
Teleconferencing
Video Technology
Videoconferencing
Virtual Universities
Web Based Instruction
Added to ERIC: 1/17/2002