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Technologies that Assist in Online Group Work: A Comparison of Synchronous and Asynchronous Collaboration Technologies on Students’ Learning and Community
World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications Vol. 2014, No. 1 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 672–677
While the benefits of online group work completed using asynchronous CMC technology is documented, researchers have identified a number of challenges that result in ineffective and unsuccessful online group work. Fewer channels of communication and...
World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications Vol. 2014, No. 1 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1016–1017
Doctoral attrition rates in the United States range from 40 – 70% (Berelson, 1960; Council of Graduate Schools Ph.D. Completion Project, 2007); and the problem of attrition is even more grave in the online environment (Rovai, 2002a). This...