Computer Conferencing and Assessment: New ways of writing in higher education

@article{Lea2001ComputerCA,
  title={Computer Conferencing and Assessment: New ways of writing in higher education},
  author={Mary Lea},
  journal={Studies in Higher Education},
  year={2001},
  volume={26},
  pages={163 - 181}
}
  • Mary Lea
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Studies in Higher Education
This article reports upon MA students' use of computer conferencing in an online course, and examines the ways in which students draw upon asynchronous conference discussions in their written assignments. It argues that we can usefully regard these electronic environments as a resource that does more than provide the context for collaborative learning. The technology enables a reflexivity in student learning which has not been possible before, enabling students to benefit from the learning of… Expand
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