using network conferences

Ricardo J Salvador rjsalvad at iastate.edu
Mon May 31 11:36:01 EST 1993


In article <1993May31.092730.10276 at gserv1.dl.ac.uk> ajt at rri.sari.ac.uk writes:

>One aspect of Usenet discussions that you didn't mention is that it is
>easier for everyone who is participating to have their say unlike in a
>real 'class' situation where the extrovert members of the group tend to
>dominate the discussion.

Yes, a very important point.  This actually does happen, and you are
quite right that it is a very favorable benefit of the electronic
environment.

-Ricardo



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