Learning in Online Communities

January 1st, 2006 | RESEARCH

"Computer-mediated communication" refers to communication between people that occurs through the medium of the computer, and includes email, instant messages, chat rooms, newsgroups, and blogs. Learning sciences researchers have made great progress in understanding how CMC can be used to connect learners together, and to allow learners to connect with society at large.


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Amy Bruckman, Author, Gerogia Institute of Technology


Identifier Type: isbn
Identifier: 978-0521607773

Publication: Cambridge handbook of the learning sciences
Page(s): 461

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Computing and information science | Education and learning science | Technology
Resource Type: Edited Chapter | Reference Materials
Environment Type: Media and Technology | Websites | Mobile Apps | Online Media