Enhancing computer mediated communication in virtual learning environment

Dafoulas, George ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2638-8771 (2005) Enhancing computer mediated communication in virtual learning environment. In: Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2005). . [Conference or Workshop Item]

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to present a study for the communication patterns evident in computer mediated communication in e-learning online communities. For the first time in this paper a list of factors affecting communication patterns within online communities is presented. A key concern of the study is twofold: first to define the correlation between patterns of communication and the affecting factors and second to suggesting criteria for designing successful learning activities. This study is concerned with an initial analysis of student interaction in three residential modules (approximately 1500 posts) that is currently followed by the analysis of threaded discussions of 32 online modules of a distance education programme.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science > Intelligent Environments group
Item ID: 8752
Depositing User: George Dafoulas
Date Deposited: 18 May 2015 14:59
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 16:04
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/8752

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