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QUALITATIVE INTERVIEWING IN INTERNET STUDIES: Playing with the media, playing with the method
This methodological paper addresses practical strategies, implications, benefits and drawbacks of collecting qualitative semi-structured interview data about Internet-based research topics using fourExpand
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Multimodal Computer-Mediated Communication and Social Support among Older Chinese Internet Users
  • Bo Xie
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • J. Computer-Mediated Communication
  • 1 April 2008
Using the grounded theory approach, this ethnographic study examines the relationship between the use of three different modes of computer-mediated communication (CMC) and the types of social supportExpand
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Understanding and Changing Older Adults' Perceptions and Learning of Social Media
An exploratory study was conducted to answer the following questions: What are older adults’ perceptions of social media? What educational strategies can facilitate their learning of social media? AExpand
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Experimenting on the impact of learning methods and information presentation channels on older adults' e-health literacy
  • Bo Xie
  • Computer Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • 1 September 2011
A theory-driven, older adult-oriented e-health literacy intervention was developed and tested to generate scientific knowledge about the potential impact of learning methods and informationExpand
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Improving older adults' e-health literacy through computer training using NIH online resources.
  • Bo Xie
  • Medicine, Computer Science
  • Library & information science research
  • 2012
Abstract A computer-based health literacy intervention for older adults was developed and assessed from September 2007 to June 2009. A total of 218 adults between the ages of 60–89 participated inExpand
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Older adults, e-health literacy, and collaborative learning: An experimental study
  • Bo Xie
  • Computer Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • 1 May 2011
The theory-driven Electronic Health Information for Life-Long Learners via Collaborative Learning (eHILLL-CL) intervention, developed and tested in public libraries, aims to improve older adults'Expand
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Older Adults' Health Information Wants in the Internet Age: Implications for Patient–Provider Relationships
  • Bo Xie
  • Medicine
  • Journal of health communication
  • 31 August 2009
A qualitative, exploratory study was conducted in the summer of 2007 to investigate older adults' preferences for health information and participation in decision making. The study involved in-depthExpand
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The mutual shaping of online and offline social relationships
  • Bo Xie
  • Computer Science
  • Inf. Res.
  • 1 September 2008
espanolIntroduccion. Este estudio examina la interaccion entre las relaciones sociales on-line y off-line centrandose en un grupo social: los usuarios de Internet chinos mayores. Metodo. SeExpand
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The Use of Theory in Social Studies of Web 2.0
  • E. Chong, Bo Xie
  • Computer Science
  • 44th Hawaii International Conference on System…
  • 4 January 2011
Web 2.0 has become a hot topic in recent social studies. A systematic review of the literature was conducted in May 2010 to generate preliminary answers to the following primary research question:Expand
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Public library computer training for older adults to access high-quality Internet health information.
  • Bo Xie, Julie M Bugg
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Library & information science research
  • 1 September 2009
An innovative experiment to develop and evaluate a public library computer training program to teach older adults to access and use high-quality Internet health information involved a productiveExpand
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