Discourse analysis of computer-mediated conferencing in World Wide Web-based continuing medical education.

@article{Curran2003DiscourseAO,
  title={Discourse analysis of computer-mediated conferencing in World Wide Web-based continuing medical education.},
  author={Vernon Curran and Fran Kirby and Ean Parsons and Jocelyn Lockyer},
  journal={The Journal of continuing education in the health professions},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={229-38}
}
INTRODUCTION Computer-mediated conferencing (CMC) is a computer messaging system that allows users to engage in asynchronous text-based communications that are independent of time and place. It has been suggested that CMC is an effective modality for facilitating constructivist learning environments that enable adult learners to engage in a continuous, collaborative process of building and reshaping knowledge and understanding. The goals of this exploratory study were to assess the nature of… CONTINUE READING