A computer conference was used as an instructional tool in a dental school course on health education.
Second year students (N = 84) were divided into 17 groups to design community education programs.
A student from each group participated in the conference to electronically discuss their program with peers.
The conference operated for 52 days.
The 28 conference topics were displayed 1028 times.
There were 279 conferencing uses lasting 8125 min (135.4 h); a mean of 29.1 min/use.
Mean responses per students was 25.
Mean student terminal time was 7.8 h. Instructor terminal time was 20.8 h; 5.4 h were spent managing the conference.
Mots-clés Pascal : Dentisterie, Communication, Enseignement supérieur, Enseignement assisté ordinateur, Informatique biomédicale, Réseau ordinateur
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Dentistry, Communication, Graduate level education, Computer assisted teaching, Biomedical data processing, Computer network
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0016356
Code Inist : 002B28D. Création : 199406.