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Cooperation and Collaboration Using Computer-Mediated Communication


Journal of Educational Computing Research Volume 26, Number 3, ISSN 0735-6331


Describes a study of graduate distance education students that defined and measured collaboration during asynchronous computer-mediated communication using a threaded Web discussion. Developed a model for evaluating interdependence, synthesis, and independence in collaboration; and discusses the role of collaboration in problem solving, along with methods for creating more effective collaboration. (Author/LRW)


Hathorn, L.G. & Ingram, A.L. (2002). Cooperation and Collaboration Using Computer-Mediated Communication. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 26(3), 325. Retrieved September 15, 2019 from .

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