Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication, 1st Edition

  • Sigrid Kelsey
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  • ISBN-10: 1599048647
  • ISBN-13: 9781599048642
  • DDC: 303.4833
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1065 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Technology has changed communication drastically in recent years, facilitating the speed and ease of communicating, and also redefining and shaping linguistics, etiquette, and social communication norms. The Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication provides academics and practitioners with an authoritative collection of research on the implications and social effects computers have had on communication. With 69 chapters of innovative research contributed by over 90 of the world's leading experts in computer mediated communication, the Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication is a must have addition to every library collection.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: CMC Approaches to Education and Instruction.
2: The Untapped Learning Potential of CMC in Higher Education.
3: Affective Collaborative Instruction with Librarians.
4: Preparing Participants for Computer Mediated Communication.
5: Learning and Teaching with CMC in the U.S. Higher Education Arena.
6: Human Computer Interaction and the Best Mixes of Face-to-Face and E-Interactions in Educational Settings.
7: Higher Education's Use of Course Management Software.
8: Computer Mediated Learning: Applying Burke's Pentad.
9: Emergent Networks in Computer-Supported Groups.
10: CMC and E-Mentoring in Midwifery.
11: Stay Tuned for Podcast U and the Data on M-Learning.
12: Computer Mediated Communication and Multimodal Instruction in Higher Education.
13: Millennium Leadership Inc.: A Case Study of Computer and Internet-Based Communication in a Simulated Organization.
14: Higher Order Thinking in Online Courses.
15: Credibility and Identity in Cyberspace.
16: Shifting Trends in Evaluating the Credibility of CMC.
17: Teaching Credibility of Sources in an Age of CMC.
18: Composing Identity in Online Instructional Contexts.
19: Computer Mediated Negotiations and Deception.
20: CMC and the Nature of Human/Machine Interface.
21: Building Identity through Online Collaboration.
22: Reviewer Motivations, Bias, and Credibility in Online Reviews.
23: The Psychology of Personal Web Sites.
24: Persuasive Design.
25: Deceptive Communication in E-Collaboration.
26: CMC, Community, and Information Exchange.
27: Multitasking CMC to Study Connected Organizations.
28: Sense of Virtual Community.
29: Towards a Communication-Based Approach to Cyber-Bullying.
30: Publishing an Internet E-Zine.
31: Communicating Electronically When Too Far Away to Visit.
32: WebCom: A Model for Understanding Web Site Communication.
33: Virtual Collaboration in Immersive and Non-Immersive Virtual Environments.
34: P2P File Sharing: The Life and Death of Gnutella.
35: Knowledge Communication with Shared Databases.
36: Terminological Obfuscation in Online Research.
37: Discourse and Network Analyses of Learning Conversations.
38: Social Influence and Computer Mediated Communications.
39: Divergent News Media in Computer Mediated News Communication.