Online Social Behavior Collection: Computer-Mediated Communication Across Cultures: International Interactions In Online Environments, 1st Edition

  • Kirk St.Amant
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  • ISBN-10: 1609608348
  • ISBN-13: 9781609608347
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 542 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This book provides readers with the foundational knowledge needed to communicate safely and effectively with individuals from other countries and cultures via online media.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: The Changing Nature of Relationships: Who Is Interacting and How Do They Interact?.
2: Culture–Laden Social Engagement: A Comparative Study of Social Relationships in Social Networking Sites Among American, Chinese and Korean Users.
3: e–Matchmaker, e–Matchmaker, Make Me a Match: Indian Matrimonial Services in the Internet Age.
4: Playing “Nice”: What Online Gaming Can Teach Us about Multiculturalism.
5: Social Information Processing Theory (SIPT): A Cultural Perspective for International Online Communication Environments.
6: Filtering Online Content in China.
7: Culture, Online Technology, and Computer–Mediated Technical Documentation: Contributions from the Field of Intercultural Communication.
8: Communicating in the Age of Web 2.0: Social Networking Use Among Academics in Turkey.
9: Knowing Through Asynchronous Time and Space: A Phenomenological Study of Cultural Differences in Online Interaction.
10: Cultural Differences in Social Media Usage and Beliefs and Attitudes Towards Advertising on Social Media: Findings from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
11: The Emerging Trends in Representation: Who May Participate and How Do Individuals Present Themselves?.
12: Discursive Manipulation Strategies in Virtual Scams in Global Contexts.
13: Government Monitoring of Online Media and Its Influence on Netizens' Language Use in China.
14: Irish Identification as Exigence: A Self–Service Case Study for Producing User Documentation in Online Contexts.
15: Studying Online Communication Features on International and Cross–Cultural Web Pages Using Websphere Analysis Methodology.
16: Minimizing Cultural Differences Using Ontology–Based Information Retrieval System.
17: Information Sharing Across Languages.
18: Linguistic Minorities on the Internet.
19: The Emerging Hispanic Use of Online Health Information in the United States: Cultural Convergence or Dissociation?.
20: Language as Social Practice on the Chinese Internet.
21: The New Context for Education: Who Are the Students and How Are They Taught?.
22: Cultural Considerations of Online Pedagogy.
23: Communicating Pragmatics About Content and Culture in Virtually Mediated Educational Environments.
24: Using the Cultural Challenges of Virtual Team Projects to Prepare Students for Global Citizenship.
25: Studying Locally, Interacting Globally: Demographic Change and International Students in Australian Higher Education.
26: Computer–Mediated Cross–Cultural Communication: Creating Cultural Exchange through Articulated Studies.
27: New Era, New Media, and New Strategies for Cross–Cultural Collaborative Learning.
28: Maximizing Multicultural Online Learning Experiences with the Social Presence Model, Course Examples, and Specific Strategies.
29: Language Abilities and Culture Clashes in Cyberspace: Potential Problems for ESL/EFL Students in Hybrid Mainstream Classes.
30: International Collaboration and Design Innovation in Virtual Worlds: Lessons from Second Life.
31: Immigration Reform: Re[forming] Theories and Cyber–Designs.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.