Communication in a web-based conferencing system: the quality of computer-mediated interactions

@article{Angeli2003CommunicationIA,
  title={Communication in a web-based conferencing system: the quality of computer-mediated interactions},
  author={Charoula Angeli and Nicos Valanides and Curtis J. Bonk},
  journal={Br. J. Educ. Technol.},
  year={2003},
  volume={34},
  pages={31-43}
}
Time constraints and teaching in crowded classrooms restrict in-depth dialogical interaction in teaching and learning. Electronic conferencing systems, however, have the potential to foster online discussions beyond class time. Case-based instruction also constitutes a promising approach in fostering learners’ participation and reflection. The purpose of this study was to investigate (a) the extent to which an electronic conferencing system, named COW (“Conferencing on the Web”), facilitates… 

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