Computer-Mediated Communication: Definition, Types & Advantages


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Which of these is NOT a form of asynchronous computer mediated communication?

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1. Which of these is NOT a form of synchronous computer mediated communications?

2. What is an advantage of CMC?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quickly measure your knowledge of computer-mediated communications (CMC) by answering a few questions found in this quiz and corresponding worksheet. You should be able to select examples of these forms of communication and understand their benefits to successfully complete this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you must be able to demonstrate the following abilities:

  • List forms of synchronous and asynchronous CMC
  • Recognize advantages and disadvantages of this form of communication
  • Identify text-based communication methods

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the lesson, such as examples of synchronous and asynchronous CMC
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding text-based CMC
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to describe advantages and disadvantages of CMC

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Computer-Mediated Communication: Definition, Types & Advantages offers more details about this topic. You can expect to learn more about:

  • How computer-mediated communication is defined
  • Which type of message has been around the longest
  • What form of messaging is newest