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Student Perceptions of Using Instant Messaging Software to Facilitate Synchronous Online Class Interaction in a Graduate Teacher Education Course
The study examined student perceptions of using instant messaging software for online interactive chapter discussions in a graduate teacher educational technology course. Students rated the course significantly higher than their regular classroom courses. The findings support the proposition that instant messaging may be used as a technique to increase dialogue. Hence, It reduces transactional distance, especially among students, in an online course environment.
Updated: Mar. 09, 2009