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American Journal of Distance Education

2006 Volume 20, Number 4

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Gender Interaction Patterns and Gender Participation in Computer-Supported Collaborative Argumentation

    Allan Jeong

    This case study examined interaction patterns between men and women and the effects of the patterns on gender participation in online debates. Students labeled messages to identify each message as ... More

    pp. 195-210

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  2. Gender Salience and the Use of Linguistic Qualifiers and Intensifiers in Online Course Discussions

    Duane B. Graddy

    Past studies of online discourse found social presence to be a critical element in the learning process. Social presence connotes the extent to which students perceive themselves as intellectually ... More

    pp. 211-229

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  3. Linguistic Discourse Variables as Indicators of Reflective Online Interaction

    Mark Hawkes

    The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of traditionally spoken linguistic analysis approaches for understanding the nature and outcomes of online interaction. The study took place ... More

    pp. 231-244

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