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|User Behavior in Ubiquitous Online Environments
Jean-Eric Pelet, Panagiota Papadopoulou.
As mobile technologies grow in popularity and widespread use, more and more applications—from banking software to online education—make their way to smartphones, tablets, and other such mobile devices. To be truly effective, organizations must adapt to this changing online landscape and the paradigm of...
Cyber Behavior: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Following the migration of workflows, data, and communication to the Cloud and other Internet-based frameworks, interaction over the Web has become ever more commonplace. As with any social situation, there are rules and consequences to actions within a virtual environment.
Cyber Behavior: Concepts...
Ethical Technology Use, Policy, and Reactions in Educational Settings
As computers are increasingly integrated into the classroom, instructors must address a number of pressing ethical questions regarding online behavior, course design, cyberbullying, and student cyber behavior. Ethical Technology Use, Policy, and Reactions in Educational Settings provides...
Evolving Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Cyber Behavior
Online education and social interaction is on the rise. This new vehicle for human learning and communication opens the door for the latest exploration in emerging cyber fields. Evolving Psychological and Educational Perspectives on Cyber Behavior identifies learners’ online behavior based on the...
Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior
Cyber behavior, such as e-learning, e-voting, e-shopping, e-privacy, and e-therapy, could be broadly considered as any physical, social, or mental activities that humans engage in interacting with the Internet and that can be objectively observed in cyber space. The Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior is...
International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning (IJCBPL)
Robert K. Atkinson (email@example.com), Zheng Yan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning (IJCBPL) offers a forum for academic exchange of new ideas and research findings related to psychological aspects and serves as a vehicle for promoting techniques and methodologies derived from rigorous research and practices that use...
International Journal of Cyber Ethics in Education (IJCEE)
The International Journal of Cyber Ethics in Education (IJCEE) provides state-of-the-art research on the impact and general principles of ethical computer use in academics, while also emphasizing the cyberphilosophical aspect of human-computer interaction. As a quarterly journal, IJCEE publishes...
Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet
Robert Zheng, Jason Burrow-Sanchez, Clifford J. Drew.
The use of social media has gained a greater foothold in teen life as they embrace the conversational nature of interactive online media. However, general concerns exist among the public, community, schools, and administration that online social communication may pose more threats than benefits to...
Cases on Online Discussion and Interaction: Experiences and Outcomes
Leonard Shedletsky, Joan E. Aitken.
Discussion, whether in online or face-to-face environments, is central to attaining and disseminating information. Cases on Online Discussion and Interaction: Experiences and Outcomes contains examples of online discussions in a variety of contexts and for a variety of purposes, allowing readers to...
Collaborative Information Behavior: User Engagement and Communication Sharing
Although it has become commonplace for users and organizations alike to regularly collaborate during the seeking, searching, retrieval and use of information, a definitive work on the behaviors, practices, and systems that enable this Collaborative information behavior has been sorely lacking....
Discursive Practices and Creation of Identity Using the Mobile Phone
Clare Lloyd, Patricia Gillard.
This chapter investigates the use of mobile phones in Australia by 18 to 35 year olds in the Hunter region; more particularly how the social construction of mobile phone use is revealed in discourse and related to identity formation. Interviews, collected cultural artifacts and a Research Journal...
Status and Email Construction in Three Hong Kong Workplaces
In many workplaces, social relations such as hierarchy may be uniquely indexed and performed in the email environment. In order to study this phenomenon, 250 emails were collected in three different Hong Kong organizations (corporate, non-profit, and university), and examined the impact of hierarchy on...
"Pathfinding" Discourses of Self in Social Network Sites
It has been argued that social network sites (SNSs) constitute a cultural arena which gives rise to the processes of self-presentation, impression management and friendship performance (boyd & Ellison, 2007). Based on the tenets of discourse-centered online ethnography, this study investigates how...
Social Interaction Process Analysis of Bengalis' on Orkut®
This study investigates what interlocutors do when they exchange messages on the social network site (SNS) Orkut® and how they do it. In so doing, the study examines the interplay of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) acts, interaction processes, and frequency of message exchange in text-based...
Membership and Activity in an Online Parenting Community
Sarah Pedersen, Janet Smithson.
Recent studies have shown that British women, especially mothers of young children, spend a particularly large amount of time online. Many are logging on to parenting websites. This chapter investigates Mumsnet, a large British parenting site, and evaluates how members use and conceptualise the site. A...
The Sociolinguistics of SMS Ways to Identify Gender Boundaries
Muhammad Shaban Rafi.
The chapter aims to observe sociolinguistic aspects of SMS with a view to identifying gender boundaries. Ever growing text-based communication through mobile phone triggers an important question: Do we need to review the parameters – phonological variations, stylistic range e.g. discourse analysis and...
Discursive Practice and the Nigerian Identity in Personal Emails
As communication by the electronic mail spreads and becomes increasingly common, more and more people are taking the advantage of its flexibility and simplicity for communicating social identity and cultural matters. This chapter, focuses on how Nigerian users of the electronic mails, apply the medium...
Constructing a Diaspora Anglophone Cameroonian Identity Online
Eric A. Anchimbe.
The chapter illustrates how Cameroonians living in the diaspora discursively construct their identity as anglophones, i.e., as coming from the anglophone part of the country (the North West and South West Regions) in online interactions. In order to do so, they draw from several sources: the colonial...
Multimodal Communication and Meta-Modal Discourse
Kristy Beers Fägersten, Elin Holmsten, Una Cunningham.
This chapter presents an analysis of recordings of workplace interactions conducted with videoconferencing software. Video-conferencing offers users the widest variety of channels, or modes, of interaction, combining video with voice chat, text chat, whiteboard capabilities and collaborative document...
‘Masculine Normal Guy Here' – Lonely Hearts and ‘Normal' Gays in Cyberspace
This chapter examines the discourse of dating advertisements on a small-scale dating site, NormalGay.com. I analyse the deployment of linguistic resources of identity-making, in particular, the term, normal, and how members take up or reject this position. Examining the profiles as strategically...
The Dynamics of Language Mixing in Nigerian Digital Communication
This chapter examines language mixing in two text-based asynchronous modes – internet forums and text messages. While the latter is limited in space, thereby encouraging the use of stylistic short forms, the former presents the participant with unlimited space for expression. This major difference...
Intertextuality and Constructing Islamic Identities Online
Najma Al Zidjaly.
This chapter explores, from a sociolinguistic perspective, the role that the Internet plays in the online discursive construction of the Islamic religious identity of an enlightener. It does so by examining chatroom conversations between a man with a disability from the Islamic Arabian country, Oman...
Gender Consciousness in Computer-Mediated Discourse in Nigeria
The main preoccupation of this paper is the examination of language used in computer-mediated discourse and the extent to which it mirrors the society and how far women are involved or still discriminated against in Nigerian social world. To achieve this purpose, Discourse Analysis and Hymes’...