publication . Article . 2011

DISTANCE LEARNERSÕ PERCEPTIONS OF COMPUTER MEDIATED COMMUNICATION

Mujgan Bozkaya; Irem Erdem Aydin;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
Abstract
In this study, perspectives of the first year students in the completely online Information Management Associate Degree Program at Anadolu University regarding computer as a communication medium were investigated. StudentsÕ perspectives on computer-mediated communications were analyzed in the light of three different views in the area of computer-mediated communications: The first view suggests that face-to-face settings are better communication environments compared to computer-mediated environments. The second view argues that if the required time is allocated, interpersonal communications in computer-mediated environments are as effective as face-to-face inte...
Subjects
free text keywords: Computer Mediated Communication, Impersonal Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Hyperpersonal Communication, Distant Learner, jel:Z00
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