Posted by: emapey | August 13, 2011

Web Forums: Asynchronous Conferencing for Online Teaching

Written Interaction: A Key Component in Online Learning

An important element in this online interactivity is that there is a real audience. In comparison, much school-based writing is not written for a specified audience other than, perhaps, the instructor. Research on writing instruction emphasizes the importance of audience; one learns best by telling or teaching others, and responding to their feedback

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