Definitions for "Computer Conferencing"
Software to support many-to-many communication. Included in this are facilities to assist with the management of messages.
A format for holding discussions by participants in different places by connecting through computer networks to transmit messages that are either text, audio, and or visual. This can be asynchronous using email or a listserver or synchronous using conferencing software.
Using a computer to send and receive text asynchronously via the Internet. This conferencing is most appropriate for groups of 15 to 20 personnel. Discussion boards, and e-mail for private communication, are primarily used.