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dc.contributor.authorKinsel, Ellen
dc.contributor.authorRoy, Merv
dc.contributor.authorWaldman, Hartley
dc.contributor.authorWoloschuk, Donna (M. M.)
dc.contributor.authorFahy, Patrick J.
dc.identifier.citationKinsel, E., Roy, M., Waldman, H., Woloshuk, D. & Fahy, P. J. (2002). Chat and instant messaging systems (synchronous): Report 3/3. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning 3(2).en
dc.description.abstractThis study extends the earlier review of online chat systems (Report 6), by reviewing a further seven products that provide text-based instant messaging (IM). The functionality of these products in distance education contexts is stressed in relation to their comparative costs, complexity, control, clarity, technical framework, and other functional options.en
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dc.publisherInternational Review of Research in Open and Distance Learningen
dc.subjectonline chaten
dc.subjectinstant messagingen
dc.subjectdistance educationen
dc.titleChat and Instant Messaging Systems (synchronous): Report 2/ 3en

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