Is It Possible That Online Students Want To Talk To Each Other?

Last week I shared a snibit from Mat Honan’s article which I also have included below and discussed that our eLearners are social. If you are interested in this topic, check out my tag, Social Presence.

As The Internet has improved over the years we now are able to communicate with each other in many different ways. As we all know, this occurs globally… all around the world. We can experience these events in real time. We are no longer just watching world events like the moon landing of 1971 in the isolation of our homes. We can experience these events with everyone in the planet.

Originally written by Mat Honan on Wired Magazine. May 2014

During the Sochi Olympics, peak tweet volume hit during a live hockey shoot-out that pitted the US against Russia. Both countries were tuning in and cheering through their devices, despite a massive time-zone discrepancy. And this year’s Oscars were the most-watched in 14 years, even wih our DVRs and other entertainment options. Maybe we just wanted to talk.

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