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An Assessment of Group Support Systems Experimental Research: Methodology and Results
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This paper is a concise overview of what has been studied and how: the systems, independent, intervening, adaptation, and dependent variables, manipulated or measured, and experimental procedures employed. Expand
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Trust and Privacy Concern Within Social Networking Sites: A Comparison of Facebook and MySpace
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This paper describes a study of the impact of trust and privacy concern on the use of social networking sites for social interaction. Expand
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Learning Networks: A Field Guide to Teaching and Learning Online
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Part 1 The field: learning networks - an introduction networks for schools - exemplars and experiences networks for higher education and online services sample course description and letter to online students annotated excerpts from an online course. Expand
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The Virtual Classroom: Learning Without Limits Via Computer Networks
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Learning in a virtual classroom - the perpetual professor: basic principles and getting started. Expand
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Asynchronous learning networks as a virtual classroom
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We provide historical perspective; define “community” as a social network; summarize studies of how computer-mediated communication (CMC) affects community interaction; survey examples of different kinds of communities communicating through the Internet; look at asynchronous learning networks as an example of an online community. Expand
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Becoming a Virtual Professor: Pedagogical Roles and Asynchronous Learning Networks
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A qualitative study of role changes enacted by instructors in ALN settings - cognitive roles, affective roles, and managerial roles. Expand
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Structuring computer-mediated communication systems to avoid information overload
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Unless computer-mediated communication systems are structured, users will be overloaded with information. Expand
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Network Nation: Human Communication Via Computer
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A visionary book when it was first published in the late 1970s, The Network Nation has become the defining document and standard reference for the field of computer mediated communication (CMC). Expand
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Experiments in group decision making: Communication process and outcome in face-to-face versus computerized conferences.
A 2 × 2 factorial design was used to explore the process and outcome of small group problem-solving discussions for two modes of communication (face-to-face and computerized conferencing) and twoExpand
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Collaborative Learning In Asynchronous Learning Networks: Building Learning Communities
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This paper presents evidence that collaborative learning strategies, which require relatively small classes or groups actively mentored by an instructor, are necessary in order for World Wide Web-based courses to be as effective as traditional classroom courses. Expand
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