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COMPUTER SUPPORTED COOPERATIVE WORK (CSCW): SOME COMMENTS

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authors Chukwunonso Franklyn
year 2010
title COMPUTER SUPPORTED COOPERATIVE WORK (CSCW): SOME COMMENTS
source Chukwunonso, F. (2010)"COMPUTER SUPPORTED COOPERATIVE WORK (CSCW): SOME COMMENTS," Journal of Language, Culture and Communication (JLCC), Volume 1 No.7 & 8, pp.20-28, ISSN: 1344-3984
summary The use of computer technologies in groups’ activities goes under the name Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW). CSCW is a field that covers anything which has to do with computer support for activities in which more than one person is involved. Software and hardware products which provide support for CSCW are called “Groupware,” and the branch of this discipline takes the name of “Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL).” When supporting collaborative reflections and discussions, computers provide a support for communication known as “Computer Mediated Communications (CMC).” Furthermore, since in the academic and educational world, knowledge artifacts, as well as annotations and discussions usually take the form of writing, we cannot but consider the factors related to “Computer Supported Collaborative Writing (CSCWriting).” Finally, since the advent of the Internet and World Wide Web has changed greatly the technological landscape we will consider its influences and relations with respect to groupware technologies. Thus, this paper takes both a reflective and analytical approach in looking at all these groupware technologies with intent of finding its implication to e-learning.
keywords Elearning, Learning, Computer, Information, Information Technology
series convr:2000
type normal paper
email franconicostelo@yahoo.com
content content.pdf (201,269 bytes)
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