Figure 2.Critical thinking is deeper in computer conferences.
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This increase in depth of critical thinking took place against a background of reduced participation. We found 18 times more markable statements per week in the seminar transcripts than in the computer conferences. Perhaps they found writing in a computer conference to be less spontaneous and take more thought and time than making a comment in a seminar. To explore this, and other questions, we need to look in more detail at the different elements of critical thinking.