Improved Communication Through Online Discussion
Trudy Abramson, Nova Southeastern University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-44-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
An interactive, asynchronous forum makes an excellent alternative classroom for graduate learning. Earlier experience as a reader and writer do not suffice for maximizing the potential of the forum for higher-level learning based, in large measure, upon meaningful discussion. This paper shares the pragmatic, research-based experiences of graduate students who strived for better communication as co-moderators and participants in short, three-week online discussions.
Abramson, T. (2002). Improved Communication Through Online Discussion. In D. Willis, J. Price & N. Davis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2002--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 116-120). Nashville, Tennessee, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).