ERIC Number: EJ548819
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Researching Online Environments: Lessons from the History of Anthropology.
Kilker, Julian A.; Kleinman, Sharon S.
New Jersey Journal of Communication, v5 n1 p66-83 Spr 1997
States that, like anthropology 100 years ago, studying online environments is a relatively new endeavor today. Discusses elements of an online version of ethnography, including triangulation, ethics, reflexivity, and the importance of linking online environments to real-world contexts. Describes parallels among the three stages of development of anthropology and the current state of online research. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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