Online engagement and well-being at higher education institutes: A German case study

  title={Online engagement and well-being at higher education institutes: A German case study},
  author={Margeret Hall and Simon Caton},
  journal={2016 IFIP Networking Conference (IFIP Networking) and Workshops},
Society is increasingly mirrored in the digital sphere. Unknown is how well this maps back in real-life aspects like the feeling of well-being or community engagement. Our tool `BeWell@KIT' was employed to parse 140 Facebook pages comprising the online social media presence of a large public German university. Discourse attributes are established and investigated to identify the interaction between digital discourse and real-world events. We find evidence of critical system-wide events directly… CONTINUE READING

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