- STAFF PICKS
- GIFTS + GIFT CARDS
- SELL BOOKS
- FIND A STORE
Ships in 1 to 3 days
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Other titles in the Premier Reference Source series:
Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internetby Robert Zheng
Synopses & Reviews
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 adolescents.Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet identifies the role and function of shared contact behavior of youth on the Web. With expert international contributions, this publication provides a deep understanding on various issues of adolescent Internet use with an emphasis on diverse aspects of social and cognitive development, communication characteristics, and modes of communication.
Book News Annotation:
This work looks at issues related to adolescent use of social online media such as blogs, chat rooms, and text messaging, and presents a unified theoretical framework to guide research on adolescent online social communication. Major themes include social and cognitive development, adolescents' social and psychological needs, and social norms in online communication. Section I presents emerging conceptual and theoretical perspectives on issues such as Internet addiction, online relationship formation, and the Internet and adolescent sexuality. Section II explores legal perspectives. Section III presents recent research findings, educational perspectives, and practical applications, with material on preventing adolescent victimization, social networking and social responsibility, and cyberbullying. Zheng teach instructional design and educational technology in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet identifies the role and function of shared contact behavior of youth on the Web.
"This edited volume addresses the pressing need to establish a unified theoretical framework for adolescent online social communication research,specifically, identify the role and function of the Internet in adolescent social communication behavior, dynamic relationships among such things as adolescent social-psychological needs, personality, and social norms in online communication, and theories with practices in adolescent online social communication"--Provided by publisher.
What Our Readers Are Saying
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Social Aspects » General