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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.
In addition to covering the World Future Society's 1986 conference electronically, Greenly also used computer conferencing to cover the Comdex computer trade show in Las Vegas and the Democratic and Republican National Conventions in 1984 (for which Greenly struggled to obtain press credentials).
Considering the increasing number of students enrolled in courses offered online, there is a noticeable gap when it comes to investigating how students perceive instructor immediacy when formal courses employ various computer conferencing tools.
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.
The term, computer-mediated communication (CMC) or computer-based communication, encompasses: computer networks, electronic mail, electronic bulletin boards service (BBS), and computer conferencing. CMC has been fairly well studied in educational settings, as a supplemental to traditional classroom teaching or as a delivery mode of distance education because of its distinct characteristics which make it different from any other media.
She keeps touch with them through e-mail, phone and Skype, a free computer conferencing program developed Luxembourg.
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.
Constructivist learning and Web-based computer conferencing: Qualitative analysis of online interaction among graduate students (Doctoral dissertation, George Mason University, 1999).
To date, no provision for computer-based technologies such as computer conferencing or Internet delivery has been identified.
Further, even though many acknowledge the critical role CMC discussion forums can play in web-based courses, little empirical evidence confirms that text-based communication used in computer conferencing can facilitate higher-order and critical thinking.

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