The Academic Discussion List as a Space for Learning and Research

Paper for the ISCHE XX Conference; History and New Media Session
Dr. Catherine Burke
July 1998

Mailbase

Discussion Lists as Learning Communities

Evaluating a List over time

Size and type of membership/ frequency of postings

Role of owner/moderator/editor

Lurkers or Listeners

Egalitarianism and Lists

Conclusion

Resources / References

Published

Web Sites mentioned

Lists referred to

Respondents to questionnaire sent to List members history-child-family in December 1997