A general term for an online "bulletin board" where you can leave messages and see responses to messages you have left. Discussion groups generally keep a history of comments made, and often support attachments for messages.
An area online focused on a specific topic where users can read and add or "post" comments ("post" in the sense of posting something on a bulletin board). You can find discussion groups, also referred to as "discussion boards," for almost any topic. See also "Newsgroups."
A location on a web site where people with different backgrounds (product users, employees at public companies, those in the financial community) gather to share their ideas about investing and personal finance (or any other topic).
A group of people who exchange messages about specific topics. Examples include: newsgroups, interactive message boards, thread message forums, and e-mailing lists.
A group of people who exchange online messages about particular topics. Includes newsgroups, bulletin board forums, and mailing lists.
Asynchronous online conversationa about a topic of mutual interest. A collection of messages and replies about a topic is a thread.
a forum for communicating with others who have similar interests, gathering resources, asking questions and sharing your expertise and experiences with others
a forum to address problems that attendees bring to the floor and to find solutions to those problems
a great way to stay up to date with your regional club, class, or special interest group within the Kellogg community
a group of people with a common interest in a specific topic
a many to many form of communication, Tutors and students may post discussion topics and then reply and discuss their answers
an ideal forum for sharing and spreading ideas and innovative practices to others in the network
an online forum for individuals to discuss various topics amongst each other
a personal forum of discussion, much like a cocktail party
a place on the Internet where people interact by posting and reading messages about topics that are of interest to them and the rest of a community
a small group of people who sit around and chat about an SF, fantasy, or fannish topic of interest to them
a special area dedicated to a particular topic
a two-way method of posting (sending) email messages among a group of people interested in a particular topic, either through an electronic mailing list or a bulletin board
a worldwide public forum
Essentially a bulletin board, an online forum where users can discuss topics of interest. SoftTech IMS clients use SoftTech-powered discussion groups centered around disciplines, such as social work, or physiotherapy.
A group of people who exchange information about a common topic.
A group that discusses a single topic via email messages. An individual subscribes to or joins a discussion group electronically, and all messages sent to the group are distributed to the members by email.
(also known as a listserv) an electronic mailing list which individuals join in order to send and receive messages about a specific topic.
A group of people who exchange messages about a specific subject ofinterest. Readers post messages, or articles and also reply to articles that they read. Discussion groups are also known as a newsgroup. Internet users can subscribe to many different newsgroups.
(Internet): world-wide public facilities allowing debate and open exchange of information on a variety of topics
A class during which guided group discussions provide further exploration of various aspects of the subject matter covered during lectures.
An Internet communications medium that enables individuals to post messages on a particular topic for others to read and respond to.
Also known as a forum or a newsgroup, discussion groups occupy sites where people can discuss topics of interest to them. Users can leave messages for each other and read messages left by other people. [Go Back
E-mail chat boards for discussion on a variety of topics and issues concerning the renewable energy community in New York State. On the Discussion Group homepage you will be able to view all of the active discussion groups.
A FrontPage web that supports interactive discussions by users. Users submit topics by entering text in a form, and they can search the group using a search form or access articles using a table of contents.
An email list community where members can obtain and share information. Every member can write to the list, and in doing so, everyone subscribed to the list will receive a copy of the message.
A discussion board (known also by various other names such as discussion group, discussion forum, message board, and online forum) is a general term for any online "bulletin board" where you can leave and expect to see responses to messages you have left. Or you can just read the board.
An email service in which individual members post messages for all group members to read ("many to many.") In contrast, a newsletter is a "one to many" broadcast, where comments by members or subscribers go only to the message sender. Aka by the trademarked name Listserv.
Some lectures have affiliated discussion groups for which you are required to register separately.
In the context of the World Wide Web a discussion group is a program which allows individuals to participate in an online discussion by posting messages and responding directly to those messages in almost real time. Click here to see an example of a discussion group on the African American Literature Book Club's web site
A form of group discussion and sharing information carried on by electronic mail. A discussion group focuses on a single topic.
Another term for an online newsgroup or forum. Also, the WebCT software supported by TELR provides the capability for online discussion groups relating to course sections.
A group of people exchanging ideas and thoughts online encompassing a wide variety of topics of interest either in a chat room, interactive live chat, message board, or some other public discussion forum.
Visitors submit topics or responses by entering and then submitting text in a form. Visitors can search the group using a search form, or access articles using a table of contents.
A section within USENET dedicated to a particular topic or interest. Discussion groups are also known as newsgroups. See Also: Newsgroup, USENET
In the online environment, interactions among individuals in which there is reciprocal communication and which can be one-to-one, one-to-many, many-to-many, in the present, or occur over time.
Online area, like an electronic bulletin board, where users can read and add or "post" comments about a specific topic. Users can find discussion groups, also referred to as "discussion boards," for almost any topic. (See also "Newsgroups")
An alternative name for the Newsgroups supported by Usenet. See also Usenet
An online community in which participants communicate through an exchange of messages open to all.
A particular section within the USENET system typically, though not always, dedicated to a particular subject of interest. Also known as a newsgroup.