A publication of
December Communications, Inc.
Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 3, Number 9 / September 1, 1996
- Editor's Page
- This month,
school is back in session for many
This issue focuses on
computer-mediated communication and
|SPECIAL FOCUS: CMC AND EDUCATION|
Barriers to Getting Educators Online
- Denise Ethier and Jennifer Gold explore the
barriers educators face in attempting to use
computer-mediated communication to both build and sustain
online professional communities.
Scenarios for Computers in Composition
- Maureen Burgess and Lori Mathis
describe their experience and
discuss the pedagogical implications of the World Wide Web
for teachers and students in computer-supported writing classrooms.
Teaching International Reporting Through the Internet
- Christopher Harper
describes a course
in international reporting
he taught to journalism students using
Computer-Mediated Communications Networks and the Organizational Life of Schools
- H. L. Fuller discusses the structural
changes in a school which has
adopted computer-mediated communication
networks. She points out that such an adoption represents
repercussions in many dimensions of organization's life.
Book Review: Putting the
Community into Community Networks
- John Monberg reviews New Community Networks: Wired
for Change, a book that both presents a powerful statement
of how CMC can enhance democratic community, and serves
as a manual for anyone working toward this goal.
Call for Papers: What Does it Mean to be a Netizen?
- CMC Magazine will present a special issue next year
about the idea of the Netizen--how the meaning
of this word has changed and what role people
should assume in building online communities.
Call for Entries: Courses and Programs related to CMC
- Does your institution offer courses or programs related to the study of
computer-mediated communication? If so, please register them on
pages of the CMC Studies Center.
The Last Link: Taking a Writing for the Web Class? Don't Get Ripped Off!
- John December warns against technological
fixation of a rising tide of
academic courses and programs in computer-mediated
Letters to the editor always welcome: