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Internet Research Annual

Selected Papers from the Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2005, Volume 4

by Mia Consalvo (Volume editor) Caroline Haythornthwaite (Volume editor)
Textbook VI, 213 Pages
Series: Digital Formations, Volume 33

Summary

The Association of Internet Researchers conference is the highlight of the year for researchers involved in the cross-disciplinary field of Internet studies. It brings together scholars from around the world to meet and exchange ideas and research on the impact of the world-wide phenomenon of the Internet. The Annual, now in its fourth year, brings highlights from the contributions made at the 2005 conference held in Chicago, Illinois. Included is the full text of keynote speeches, given by Saskia Sassen, Sonia Livingstone, and Ang Peng Hwa, and a select set of papers drawn from the conference submissions.

Details

Pages
VI, 213
ISBN (Softcover)
9780820478579
Language
English
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2007. VI, 213 pp.

Biographical notes

Mia Consalvo (Volume editor) Caroline Haythornthwaite (Volume editor)

The Editors: Mia Consalvo earned her Ph.D. in mass communication at the University of Iowa. She is currently Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Telecommunications at Ohio University. Her research focuses on new media and popular culture, with an emphasis on the study of digital games. Her most recent book is Cheating: Gaining Advantage in Videogames (forthcoming). Caroline Haythornthwaite is Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research examines how the Internet and computer media support and affect work, learning, and social interaction. Her articles on social aspects of the Internet have been published in several journals. Her major publications include The Internet in Everyday Life (2002, edited with Barry Wellman); Learning, Culture and Community in Online Education: Research and Practice (2004, edited with Michelle M. Kazmer), a special issue of Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication on Computer-Mediated Collaborative Practices and Systems (2005), and Handbook of Elearning Research (2007, edited with Richard Andrews).

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