Effects of Anonymity and Group Saliency on Participation and Interaction in a Computer-Mediated Small-Group Discussion

@inproceedings{Ahern1995EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of Anonymity and Group Saliency on Participation and Interaction in a Computer-Mediated Small-Group Discussion},
  author={Terence C. Ahern and Vance A. Durrington},
  year={1995}
}
AbstractResearch on the use of computer-mediated communication (CMC) in learning environments has demonstrated that the levels of member participation and achievement are consistently high when compared to more traditional learning environments. On closer scrutiny, this medium of exchange seems to have a dramatic impact on the ability of groups to structure interaction across time. This article reports on the structure of individual interaction in a CMC environment in which one condition had a… CONTINUE READING