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Speech Communication Association Annual Meeting

November 1994

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 8

  1. Rethinking the Familiar: Changing Technologies and Print Materials

    Robert E. Smith

    The textbook industry seems to reflect the larger fragmentation of communication channels. When communication, then called speech, was emerging after World War II as a discipline, the instructor... More

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  2. "Computer-Based Communication and the Creation of Group Identity" or "Questions We Could be Asking about Group Interaction via Computer."

    Lisa M. Miller

    A study investigated communication patterns among undergraduate student groups using email for instructional discussion at the University of Minnesota. A sample of three 6-person groups was studied... More

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  3. Computer-Based Communication and the Classroom: The Practical Concerns of Implementation

    Chelley Vician & Susan A. Brown

    Integrating computer-based communication into the delivery of a course is not a simple task, but it need not be a daunting one. With conscientious planning, coordination with institutional... More

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  4. Education Moves into High Gear on the Information Highway

    Hana S. Noor Al-Deen

    The utilization of teleconferencing as part of the information highway, mainly among schools in North Carolina, is examined. The National Information Infrastructure, outlined by Vice President Gore... More

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  5. The Language of Information Technology: Accessibility in the Information Society

    Marjorie M. Warmkessel

    The language of information technology is discussed, with a focus on accessibility in the information society. The metaphors of information technology as an "information superhighway" or "infobahn"... More

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  6. Immediate Computerized Feedback in the Evaluation of Undergraduate Public Speaking: Development of the Computerized Competent Speaker Evaluation System and Testing of Its Viability and Efficacy

    Stephen D. Witter

    A study determined the viability and effectiveness of the Computerized Competent Speaker Evaluation System. A total of 659 comments made by undergraduate students about the paper version of the... More

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  7. The Effect of E-Mail Debate as a Teaching Tool: A Pilot Study

    Guo-Ming Chen

    D. P. Thompson (1987) pointed out that the e-mail network can help students work collaboratively, solve problems, and experience writing as communication in the real situation. This study examined ... More

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  8. Rationale for Equipping the Speech Instructional Staff at Rend Lake College with Lap Top Computers

    Joseph Henry Rust

    The traditional method of evaluating student speeches involves an instructor who listens to the speeches while filling out a critique form and/or writing comments. There are many problems with the ... More

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