chapter  12
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Expanding the Scaffolding of the Online Undergraduate Technical Communication Course

One of the most widely used learning management systems in American colleges

and universities, Webcourses or WebVista, has compounded the challenges for

both online instructors and their students because it allows numerous options for

developers, instructors, students, and administrators. To illustrate the complexity

and variety of available tools, Figure 1 overviews the common tools associated

with Webcourses.