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Computer-mediated Class Discussion

Computer-mediated discussion groups can help establish a community of learners in large lecture classes. They can enable all students to have a voice in class discussions. They can give students the opportunity to write about what they are learning and share ideas with other students. Here are some suggestions for using computer-mediated communication to enhance and expand classroom discussions.

Possible computer-mediated approaches

Plusses and minuses of various approaches:
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