A publication of
December Communications, Inc.
Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 3, Number 10 / October 1, 1996
- Editor's Page
- Another month, another issue on education and
|SPECIAL FOCUS: CMC AND EDUCATION|
Mentoring and the Internet
- Ted Nellen discusses mentoring via the Internet. He describes his
experiences as a mentor and how he incorporates mentors into his high
school English classes.
Enhancing Professional Development in Special Education Through the Web
- Jennifer Gold
describes a model of professional development designed by the National
Center to Improve Practice
that combines both resources and online conversations in delivering
information to educators via the Web.
Feeling Between the Lines
- Joyce Menges
examines extraverbal communication in cyberspace.
She asks, "What do we need to know about
nonverbal communication in order to succeed in our interactions
within online communication?" [Editor's Note: this
article is also available in a single file]
Book Review: Coming Out of the Close
- John Horberg reviews The Closed World:
Computers and the Politics of Discourse in Cold War America,
by Paul N. Edwards.
Book Review: Kids in Cyberspace, Slightly Out of Focus
- Chris Lapham reviews
Kidnet: The Kid's Guide to Surfing Through Cyberspace,
by Debra and Brad Schepp.
She reveals the good, the not-so-good,
and the bottom line about this
(Re)Call For Articles: Hypertext Fiction and Criticism
- The December 1996 issue of CMC Magazine will cover hypertext
fiction and criticism--the deadline for the hypertext fiction contest
(with cash prizes!) has been extended until
November 10, 1996.
The Last Link: A Meditation on Web Literacy
- John December explores what the focus should be in
teaching students how to write for the Web. He cautions against
a Web literacy based on technical tasks only.
Letters to the editor always welcome: