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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...
Texted Environmental Campaign in China: A Case Study of New Media Communication
This chapter examines how local residents were informed and rallied by the Internet and mobile phone messages for an unprecedented protest against the construction of a hazardous chemical plant in Xiamen, China, and how the municipal government responded by encouraging public participation in...
Ubiquitous Computing in the Cloud: User Empowerment vs. User Obsequity
Primavera De Filippi.
This chapter analyses the evolution of the Internet, shifting from a decentralized architecture designed around the end-to-end principle with powerful mainframe/personal computers at each end, to a more centralized network designed according to the mainframe model, with increasingly weaker user’s...
Telepresence, Flow, and Behaviour in the Virtual Retail Environment
Flow theory, as a basis to facilitate the development of compelling experiences, has received growing attention over the past two decades. Facing this plethora of interest, it is obvious that telepresence and flow in human-computer interactions are important issues. The objectives of this chapter is to...
Understanding Brand Implication and Engagement on Facebook
What are the drivers for Brand engagement and implication on Facebook? In order to explore the impact of motivations on content and information sharing on Facebook brand pages, this study proposes an analysis focused on a reduced number of motivations and a proposal of a statistical model attempting to...
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...
Growing From Childhood into Adolescence: The Science of Cyber Behavior
Zheng Yan, Robert Z. Zheng.
In this theoretical review paper, the authors discuss five important issues about the science of cyber behavior as a field of scientific research. First, they argue that the science of cyber behavior as a field of research is entering its adolescence after growing from its childhood, but before...
Online Social Networking and Learning: What are the Interesting Research Questions?
This article introduces a youth-initiated practice: online social networking that is transforming our society in important ways and has vast implications for research concerning online behavior, the social and psychological aspects of online learning and the institution of education. In this paper, the...
An Empirical Study of Problematic Internet Use and Self-Esteem
Laura Widyanto, Mark Griffiths.
Previous research has alluded to the existence of a relationship between self-esteem and problematic Internet use. The main aim of the study was to examine the relationship between problematic Internet use and a number of distinct demographic, behavioural, and psychosocial variables. Using an online...