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Reticence and Communication Preferences in the Classroom: Comparing "E-mail" and "Face-to-face" Interactions
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  • Journal title : International Journal of Contents
  • Volume 10, Issue 2,  2014, pp.18-27
  • Publisher : The Korea Contents Association
  • DOI : 10.5392/IJoC.2014.10.2.018
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Reticence and Communication Preferences in the Classroom: Comparing "E-mail" and "Face-to-face" Interactions
Ha, Jae-Sik; Shin, Dong-Hee; Lee, Chung Gun;
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This study examines underlying factors that influence undergraduate students` willingness to enhance communication with their instructor by comparing the frequency of e-mail and face-to-face interaction between students and instructors. Data was collected through a survey of 322 undergraduate journalism students at a large Midwestern university. The findings showed that the more passive students were in expressing their opinion during the class, the less likely they were to send e-mails to their instructor (Coef.
Personality;Communication Skills;Internet;E-mail;Classroom;
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