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AKA  Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC)


"The web is not just an encyclopedia of information to be searched - there are people out there!"   


Asynchronous Tools



Discussion Boards

Several Web 2.0 tools such as blogs, wikis, Facebook, Twitter


Synchronous Tools 

Audio and Video:

Skype - http://www.skype.com/

AppearIn - https://appear.in/

Zoom - https://zoom.us/


Ideas for CMC Projects

Judi Harris' website -  "Virtual Architecture" for Telecollaboration activities

From preparation and setting up to assessment


Student connections



Tips on planning CMC -  what will happen in the classroom and how to evaluate it

and database of sample activities http://calper.la.psu.edu/taflp/database.php


Research studies on CMC and language learning

Look at back issues of the CALICO Journal, as well as LL&T online.

A simple search in Google (“language learning computer-mediated communication”) will yield a number of articles on the topic. 


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