Definition of computer conferencing in English:

computer conferencing

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[mass noun]
  • The use of computer and telecommunications technology to hold discussions between people operating computers in separate locations: [as modifier]: computer conferencing system
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    • Corporate companies such as BP have made creative and intensive use of computer databases, computer conferencing, and Intranet services to promote breakthrough advances in learning by employees.
    • The communications technologies used in the Dissolving Boundaries project are email, computer conferencing and inter-active video conferencing.
    • Could it be that our earliest experiences with computer conferencing were not merely constrained by the primitive equipment then available, but also revealed the essence of electronically mediated education?

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