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Assessment and "Third Generation" Distance Education

Distance Education Volume 19, Number 2, ISSN 0158-7919


Discusses the use of computer-mediated communication (CMC) in distance education, focusing on continuous assessment. Reviews an exploratory study of the use of collaborative assignments and assesses CMC contributions in an undergraduate course and discusses pacing, feedback, and group work. (Author/LRW)


Thorpe, M. (1998). Assessment and "Third Generation" Distance Education. Distance Education, 19(2), 265. Retrieved July 19, 2019 from .

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