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Title Computer-mediated communication across cultures : international interactions in online environments / Kirk St. Amant and Sigrid Kelsey, editors
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), [2012]
copyright 2012
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Description 1 online resource (466 pages) : digital files
Contents 1. Culture-laden social engagement: a comparative study of social relationships in social networking sites among American, Chinese and Korean users / Sejung Marina Choi, Shu-Chuan Chu and Yoojung Kim -- 2. e-matchmaker, e-matchmaker, make me a match: indian matrimonial services in the Internet Age / Archana Krishnan -- 3. Playing "nice": what online gaming can teach us about multiculturalism / Melinda Jacobs -- 4. Social information processing theory (SIPT): a cultural perspective for international online communication environments / Bolanle A. Olaniran, Natasha Rodriguez and Indi M. Williams -- 5. Filtering online content in China / Jyh-An Lee -- 6. Culture, online technology and computer-mediated technical documentation: contributions from the field of intercultural communication / Marc Hermeking -- 7. Communicating in the age of Web 2.0: social networking use among academics in Turkey / Tanfer Emin Tunc and Esin Sultan Oguz -- 8. Knowing through asynchronous time and space: a phenomenological study of cultural differences in online interaction / Ping Yang -- 9. Cultural differences in social media usage and beliefs and attitudes towards advertising on social media: findings from Dubai, United Arab Emirates / Sara Kamal and Shu-Chuan Chu -- 10. Discursive manipulation strategies in virtual scams in global contexts / Rotimi Taiwo -- 11. Government monitoring of online media and its influence on netizens' language use in China / Wengao Gong --
12. Irish identification as exigence: a self-service case study for producing user documentation in online contexts / Andrew Mara and Miriam Mara -- 13. Studying online communication features on international and cross-cultural web pages using websphere analysis methodology / Kathryn Stam, Indira R. Guzman and Dennis Thoryk -- 14. Minimizing cultural differences using ontology-based information retrieval system / Myongho Yi -- 15. Information sharing across languages / Reinhard Sch̐Μưaler -- 16. Linguistic minorities on the Internet / Jaffer Sheyholislami -- 17. The emerging Hispanic use of online health information in the United States: cultural convergence or dissociation? / Nicole St. Germaine-McDaniel -- 18. Language as social practice on the Chinese Internet / Elaine J. Yuan -- 19. Cultural considerations of online pedagogy / Judith N. Martin and Pauline Hope Cheong -- 20. Communicating pragmatics about content and culture in virtually mediated educational environments / Birthe Mousten ... [and others] -- 21. Using the cultural challenges of virtual team projects to prepare students for global citizenship / Madelyn Flammia -- 22. Studying locally, interacting globally: demographic change and international students in Australian higher education / Angela T. Ragusa and Emma Steinke --
23. Computer mediated cross-cultural communication: creating cultural exchange through articulated studies / William Klein and Bernard E. La Berge -- 24. New era, new media, and new strategies for cross-cultural collaborative learning / Chun-Min Wang, Jinn-Wei Tsao and Gretchen Bourdeau Thomas -- 25. Maximizing multicultural online learning experiences with the social presence model, course examples, and specific strategies / Aimee L. Whiteside and Amy Garrett Dikkers -- 26. Language abilities and culture clashes in cyberspace: potential problems for ESL/EFL students in hybrid mainstream classes / Anna M. Harrington -- 27. International collaboration and design innovation in virtual worlds: lessons from Second Life / Pete Rive and Aukje Thomassen -- 28. Immigration reform: re[forming] theories and cyber-designs / Barbara Heifferon
Summary "This book provides readers with the foundational knowledge needed to communicate safely and effectively with individuals from other countries and cultures via online media"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Culture
Online communication
E-marketing
Expanding education to underserved areas online
Global digital divide
Global standards
Globalization of online environments
Global online access
Language
Law and policy for international Internet access
Markets
Economics
International E-commerce
Future of global cyberspace
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Description based on title screen (IGI Global, viewed July 18, 2011)
Subject Intercultural communication.
Computer networks -- Security measures.
Form Electronic book
Author St. Amant, Kirk, 1970-
Kelsey, Sigrid.
IGI Global.
LC no. 2011019907
ISBN 9781609608347 (ebook)