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An analysis of friendship networks, social connectedness, homesickness, and satisfaction levels of international students
Abstract International students continue to grow in number worldwide, prompting researchers to look for ways to make the study abroad experience more fruitful. One avenue of research has focused onExpand
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CouchSurfing: Belonging and trust in a globally cooperative online social network
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The current study investigates engagement activities in an online resource exchange community exploring elements such as sense of belonging, connectedness, and trust. Expand
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The Relationship between Traditional Mass Media and “Social Media”: Reality Television as a Model for Social Network Site Behavior
Social cognitive theory suggests a likely relationship between behavior modeled on increasingly popular reality television (RTV) and user behavior modeled on social networking sites (SNSs). ThisExpand
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Contingencies of Self-Worth and Social-Networking-Site Behavior
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Social-networking sites like Facebook enable people to share a range of personal information with expansive groups of "friends." With the growing popularity of media sharing online, many questions remain regarding antecedent conditions for this behavior. Expand
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A unified framework for multi-level analysis of distributed learning
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We have developed an abstract transcript representation that provides a unified analytic artifact of distributed activity, and an analytic hierarchy that supports multiple levels of analysis. Expand
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Online and Offline Social Networks: Investigating Culturally-Specific Behavior and Satisfaction
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We examine the occurrence of culturally- and gender-influenced differences in online behavior, offline networks, and satisfaction. Expand
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Procedures for Analyses of Online Communities
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This article details a set of procedures for the analysis and interpretation of the content and structure of online networks and communities that use three-dimensional virtual worlds for student interaction. Expand
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We're all stars now: reality television, web 2.0, and mediated identities
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This research utilized a survey (N=456) of young adults to determine the extent to which reality television consumption explains user behavior in the context of social network sites. Expand
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The Structure of the Internet Flows in Cyberspace
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This paper describes the structure of international Internet traffic based on data obtained from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development for July, 1998. Expand
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A Semantic Network and Categorical Content Analysis of Internet and Online Media Research
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A multi-method approach using both semantic network and categorical content analysis of research abstracts from published manuscripts in ComAbstracts was performed to reveal the occurrence of relevant keywords and parallel theoretical development over time. Expand
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