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Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet
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Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet (Hardback)

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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.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsAge groupsAge groups: adolescentsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesSocial interaction Publisher: IGI Global Publication Date: 15/12/2009 ISBN-13: 9781605669267  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Robert Z. Zheng is assistant professor of Instructional Design and Educational Technology in the Educational Psychology Department at the University of Utah. His research agenda includes online learning and pedagogy, multimedia and cognition, and educational technology and assessment. He edited and co-edited several books including Understanding Online Instructional Modeling: Theories and Practices (2007), Cognitive Effects of Multimedia Learning (2008), and Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet (2009). He is the author of numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed journal papers on the topics of cognitive load, multimedia, Web-based instruction, and problem solving in multimedia learning. Jason J. Burrow-Sanchez, PhD, is assistant professor of Counseling Psychology in the Educational Psychology Department at the University of Utah. His research interest is in the area of at-risk adolescents with a specific focus on the prevention and treatment of substance abuse problems in school and community settings. He is also a licensed psychologist and his clinical experience includes working with adolescents experiencing substance abuse and other problem behavior. Clifford J. Drew is associate dean for Research and Outreach in the College of Education at the University of Utah. He is also a professor in the Special Education and Educational Psychology departments. Dr. Drew came to the University of Utah in 1971 after serving on the faculties of the University of Texas at Austin and Kent State University. He received his master's degree from the University of Illinois and his PhD from the University of Oregon. He has published numerous articles in education and related areas including intellectual disabilities, research design, statistics, diagnostic assessment, cognition, evaluation related to the law and information technology. His most recent book, Designing and Conducting Research in Education (Sage, 2008) is Dr. Drew's 30th text. His professional interests include research methods in education and psychology, human development and disabilities, applications of information technology, and outreach in higher education.

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