Computer-Mediated Communication: An Analysis of the Relationship of Message Structure and Message Intent
Educational Technology Volume 32, Number 6, ISSN 0013-1962
Reports on a study in which computer-mediated communication (CMC) messages obtained from two public access, educationally oriented electronic bulletin boards (BBSs) were categorized according to board type and intent and analyzed for structure, length, complexity, and readability. The potential for CMC in the educational environment is considered. (21 references) (MES)
Smeltzer, D.K. (1992). Computer-Mediated Communication: An Analysis of the Relationship of Message Structure and Message Intent. Educational Technology, 32(6), 51-54.