Networked Learning/Instant Communication

Instant communication, text messaging, Online chat, live video and audio conferencing are increasingly impacting our learning and living in an always-connected, always-on world with multiple ways to communicate with one another at any given time. Knowing how best to communicate with someone at any given time is the challenge, most people try the fast-and-light stuff first - IRC, Jabber or SMS - then bring out the heavy guns like email. The advantage of instant communication is that it is instant, you can learn here and learn now.

Uses for Instant Communication

  • Facilitate real-time Learning
  • Personal discussion

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