ERIC Number: EJ593439
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Computer-Mediated Communication: Knowledge and Behaviors of Users.
Rumbough, Timothy B.
College & University Media Review, v5 n2 p29-36 Spr 1999
Results of a survey of 611 undergraduate students at a large northeastern university on their knowledge, attitudes, and usage of computer-mediated communication indicated there are many who are still unfamiliar with major components of computers and the Internet. Many subjects chose to visit controversial Web sites; deception is common when subjects use e-mail and chat rooms. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Attitudes, Computer Literacy, Computer Mediated Communication, Computers, Higher Education, Internet, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes, Surveys, Undergraduate Students, Use Studies, World Wide Web
Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC), Executive Office, 121 Pearson Hall-ITC, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-2203; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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