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See also my Language and Technology resources page.

American Journal of Distance Education, The
Table of Contents http://www.ed.psu.edu/acsde/ajde/journaltoc.asp

Bibliography on Chat Communication
http://www.chat-bibliography.de/

Bibliography of Electronically Available Sources: MOOs, MUDs, MUCKs, and MUSHs 
http://www.cas.usf.edu/english/walker/bibliog.html

CMC (Computer-Mediated Communication) Magazine
http://www.december.com/cmc/mag/index.html
May be of particular interest --
Fanderclai, T. L (1995). MUDs in Education: New environments, new pedagogies
http://www.december.com/cmc/mag/1995/jan/fanderclai.html

CMC books
http://www.december.com/cmc/info/books.html

Cybersociology Magazine
A non-profit multi-disciplinary webzine dedicated to the critical
discussion of the internet, cyberspace, cyberculture and life online.
http://www.cybersociology.com/
Issue Two: Virtual Communities 20 November, 1997
http://members.aol.com/Cybersoc/issue2.html

Distance Education: An International Journal
Table of Contents http://www.usq.edu.au/dec/decjourn/demain.htm

E-Learning Knowledge Base by North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) http://www.ncrel.org/tech/elearn/index.html

Elearningpost: Corporate Learning, Community Building, Instructional Design, Knowledge Management, Personalization and more http://www.elearningpost.com/ -- An article by Nichani, dated October 2001, has a discussion on the social aspects of communities of practice. It is at http://www.elearningpost.com/elthemes/kmcore.asp

Electronic Journal of Communication, The
http://www.cios.org/www/ejcrec2.htm
Full text search: http://www.cios.org/www/fulltxt3.htm
COMPUTER-MEDIATED DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
Editor: Susan C. Herring http://www.cios.org/www/ejc/v6n396.htm
COMPUTER MEDIATED COMMUNICATION AS A TEACHING METHOD
Volume 9 Number 1 1999 http://www.cios.org/www/ejc/v9n199.htm

Human Communication Research
Table of Contents and Abstracts http://hcr.oupjournals.org/

Haynes, C.& Holmevik, J. R. (1998). High wired: On the design, use, and theory of educational MOOs. University of Michigan Press.

Information Society: An International Journal
http://www.slis.indiana.edu/tis/ (online)

Interpersonal Computing and Technology Journal
The journal's focus is on computer-mediated communication, and the
pedagogical issues surrounding the use of computers and technology in
educational settings. http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~ipct-j/

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
Home http://jcmc.huji.ac.il/ (online)
Title Index http://jcmc.huji.ac.il/jcmcindex.html
May be of interest:
Mateas, M., & Lewis, S. (1996). A MOO-based virtual training environment.
Journal of Computer Mediated-Communication [On-line], 2 (3). Available:
http://jcmc.huji.ac.il/vol2/issue3/mateas.html

Journal of Distance Education
Table of Contents and abstracts http://www.hil.unb.ca/Texts/JDE/homepgENG.html

Journal of Interactive Learning Research (JILR)

http://www.aace.org/pubs/jilr/toc.html

Journal of Interactive Media in Education
http://www-jime.open.ac.uk/ -- You can see peer commentary at the end of each article. Quite interesting.

Journal of Online Behavior
http://www.behavior.net/JOB/

Journal of Virtual Environments, The
(used to be “Journal of MUD Research”)
http://www.brandeis.edu/pubs/jove/index.html (online)

Kairos: A Journal for Teachers of Writing in Webbed Environments
http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/ (online) (Associated with Lingual MOO).

Reading Online
http://www.readingonline.org (online)
Many articles related to educational technology use, particularly in K-12 settings.

Technical Communication Quarterly
http://english.ttu.edu/attwtest/ATTWpubsTCQ.asp
publishes theoretical and pedagogical articles that cover “a range of
writing topics, including pedagogy, rhetoric, linguistics, organizational
communication, business/industrial communication, intercultural
communication, text design, graphics, audience analysis, and software and
hardware issues as they pertain to technical communication.”

Technology Source, The
http://ts.mivu.org/
Published by Michigan Virtual University
“is to provide thoughtful, illuminating articles that will assist educators as they face the challenge of integrating information technology tools into teaching and into managing educational organizations”

Writing and Composition: An International Journal for Teachers of Writing
http://corax.cwrl.utexas.edu/cac/ (online)
keyword search: http://corax.cwrl.utexas.edu/cac/archives/CCArchives_VSearchForm.cfm

Online Community Links
http://www.emtech.net/online.html

A comprehensive list on self-efficacy
http://www.emory.edu/EDUCATION/mfp/effpage.html

Synchronous Computer Mediated Communication Resource Site
http://www.fed.qut.edu.au/tesol/cmc/papers.html

Virtual Learning Environments

(These are just some of the virtual environments that are out there, of course.)

Tapped In (for teachers)
http://www.tappedin.org

SchMOOze University (for ESL/EFL students)
http://schmooze.hunter.cuny.edu:8888/

Active Worlds (3D)- InterZone University (for ESL/EFL)
http://www.activeworlds.com/

MOOSE Crossing (for children)
http://www.cc.gatech.edu/elc/moose-crossing/
Bruckman, Amy. (1997). MOOSE Crossing: Construction, Community, and Learning in a Networked Virtual World for Kids. PhD Dissertation, MIT Media Lab.
http://asb.www.media.mit.edu/people/asb/thesis/

Connections (for writing teachers)
http://web.nwe.ufl.edu/~tari/connections/index.html
The Netoric Project with Connections
http://bsuvc.bsu.edu/~gsiering/netoric/

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