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computer conferencing

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(Computer Science) the conduct of meetings through the use of computer-based telecommunications
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As ADAA moves forward in this era of people conducting business via computer conferencing and webinars, I feel we are at the forefront of using the available technology to conduct business.
It will involve online discussion forums and computer conferencing, and will culminate in a panel discussion in which people living with HIwV/AIDS, and those who care for them, are invited to share their stories and answer any questions participants may have.
Computer conferencing has become one of the educational tools to support social interaction among students to facilitate and foster cocreation of knowledge.
The results indicate that the most important reason students collaborated in both computer conferencing and the fishbowl was to obtain help with their research, although students in the fishbowl rated that benefit as even more important than did students in computer conferencing.
Coverage includes the implications of distance education for people with disabilities, expanding the potential of distance learning spaces through multimodal tools, text-based computer conferencing in distance education, pedagogical sustainability of network-based distance education in university teaching, future directions of e-learning technology development for efficient lifelong learning, a constructivism interactive videoconferencing pedagogy model for the whole learning environment, and the problems, prospects, and progress of distance learning in a developing country.
Topics include internet use among employees, computer conferencing in a dispersed negotiation setting, the diminishing role of age and gender in computer usage, and commercialized business software specifications for consumers.
To date, no provision for computer-based technologies such as computer conferencing or Internet delivery has been identified.
Asynchronous computer conferencing is structured communication among multiple participants from multiple sites, often involving group discussions and different access levels among categories of users (Shafer, 2003).
This article describes a three-year research project that explored the computer conferencing experiences of practicing teachers who were involved in a two year, nontraditional master's program.
The purpose of this research is to develop a better understanding of the relationship between moderator behavior and student engagement in synchronous computer conferencing learning environments.
Analysis of patient histories and surveys completed by the participating physicians after each use of the computer conferencing system as well as interviews and observations indicate that the FAHC consulting trauma specialists and the remotely located physicians felt the linkups do not interfere with standard ER procedures, that communication was at least adequate for all consultations, and that the consults improved the quality of care, for over half of the cases.
One of the most useful presentations at the Planetwork conference was "The Multiple Dimensions of Emergent Media," by Mark Graham, a computer conferencing pioneer who founded Peacenet and was president of Whole Earth Media, in addition to many other credentials.

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