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  1. Taiwanese Adolescents' Perceptions and Attitudes Regarding the Internet: Exploring Gender Differences

    Chin-Chung Tsai & Chia-Ching Lin

    Adolescence (San Diego): an international quarterly devoted to the physiological, psychological, psychiatric, sociological, and educational aspects of the second decade of human life Vol. 39, No. 156 (2004)

    The purpose of this study was to explore adolescents' perceptions and attitudes regarding the Internet, by gender. Data were collected from 636 high school students in Taiwan. It was found that... More

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  2. The Internet as a New Medium for the Sciences? The Effects of Internet Use on Traditional Scientific Communication Media among Social Scientists in Germany

    Martin Eisend

    Online Information Review Vol. 26, No. 5 (2002) pp. 307–17

    Discusses media of scientific communication used for research and publication, focusing on the Internet as medium. Describe a study of German social scientists that investigated the relationship... More

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  3. The Digital Disconnect: The Widening Gap between Internet-Savvy Students and Their Schools

    Douglas Levin & Sousan Arafeh

    USDLA Journal Vol. 16, No. 10 (2002)

    Describes a study of attitudes and behaviors of Internet-using public middle and high school students based on the Pew Internet and American Life Project. Highlights include education-related... More

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  4. Do We Really Have an Internet Problem? Statistics, Credibility and Issues Concerning Public Internet Access in Academic Libraries

    Charlotte Cubbage

    Reference Librarian Vol. 75 (2002) pp. 115–27

    Discusses problems with patron Internet access in academic libraries and describes a study conducted at Northwestern University (Illinois) that used Internet tracking software to assess user... More

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  5. Internet und Schule. Eine Ubersicht zu Theorie und Praxis des Internet in der Schule (Internet and the School--A Survey on the Theory and Practice of the Use of the Internet in Schools)

    Michael Kerres

    Zeitschrift fur Padagogik Vol. 46, No. 1 (2000) pp. 113–30

    Presents a survey on the discussion on the Internet in schools. Shows that the mere availability of new media does not suggest educational innovation. Discusses the steps by which the Internet can ... More

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  6. The First Internet Course: Implications of Increased Prior Participant Experience

    Laurel A. Clyde & Jane E. Klobas

    Internet Research Vol. 11, No. 3 (2001) pp. 235–45

    Examines changes in experience and confidence among university students in Iceland taking their first Internet course between 1994 and 2000. Discusses results of time series that show that the... More

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  7. An Exploration of Flow during Internet Use

    Ruth Rettie

    Internet Research Vol. 11, No. 2 (2001) pp. 103–13

    Uses focus groups to facilitate identification and discussion of respondents' Internet experience. Explores respondents' awareness and experience of flow-identified in research as a key... More

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  8. Internet Self-Efficacy and the Psychology of the Digital Divide

    Matthew S. Eastin & Robert LaRose

    Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication Vol. 6, No. 1 (2000)

    Collects survey data from undergraduate students enrolled in an introductory communication class to develop an operational measure of Internet self-efficacy. Finds the scale to be reliable and... More

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  9. Job Search Methods: Internet versus Traditional

    Peter Kuhn & Mikal Skuterud

    Monthly Labor Review Vol. 123, No. 10 (2000) pp. 3–11

    In 1998, 15 percent of unemployed job seekers used the Internet to seek jobs, as did half of all job seekers with online access from home. Internet search rates exceeded those of traditional... More

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  10. Measuring the Internet

    Robert E. Molyneux & Robert V. Williams

    Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) Vol. 34 (1999) pp. 287–339

    Examines the literature that measures characteristics of the Internet. Discusses: conclusions about the Internet measurement literature; definition of the Internet from a technical standpoint;... More

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  11. Sensation Seeking and Internet Dependence of Taiwanese High School Adolescents

    Sunny S. J. Lin & Chin-Chung Tsai

    American Psychological Association Annual Meeting 2000 (Aug 07, 2000)

    This paper presents the second year follow-up research on Internet addiction among Taiwanese high school students from surveys of 753 students. A psychological profile of users was determined in... More

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  12. Computer-Mediated Social Support, Older Adults, and Coping

    Kevin Wright

    Journal of Communication Vol. 50, No. 3 (2000) pp. 100–18

    Investigates social support for older adults in the computer-mediated environment. Finds that: satisfaction with Internet providers of social support was significantly higher for high Internet... More

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  13. An Internet Integration Plan for the MPA Curriculum

    Leslie Leip

    Journal of Public Affairs Education Vol. 5, No. 3 (1999) pp. 247–61

    Describes a pedagogical approach to integrating Internet-mediated learning into existing courses based on experience with public administration courses at Florida Atlantic University. Also reports ... More

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  14. Use of the Internet for Reference Services in Malaysian Academic Libraries

    Kaba Abdoulaye & Shaheen Majid

    Online Information Review Vol. 24, No. 5 (2000) pp. 381–88

    Investigates the effect of the Internet in references services in Malaysian academic libraries, and examines library professionals' perceptions of the importance of the Internet in reference work. ... More

    pp. 381-88

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  15. Using Simulation on the Internet To Teach Statistics

    Vee Ming Ng & Khoon Yoong Wong

    Mathematics Teacher Vol. 92, No. 8 (1999) pp. 729–33

    Shares some reflections about using simulations on the Internet to teach statistics. Discusses problems of learning statistics, Internet terminology, statistical resources on the Internet,... More

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  16. An Analysis of Attitudes toward Computer Networks and Internet Addiction

    Chin-Chung Tsai & Sunny S. J. Lin

    American Psychological Association Annual Meeting 1999 (August 1999)

    The purpose of this study was to explore the interplay between young people's attitudes toward computer networks and Internet addiction. After analyzing questionnaire responses of an initial sample... More

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  17. Instructional Technology and Distance Learning through the Internet

    Avi Cohen

    Educational Media International Vol. 36, No. 3 (1999) pp. 218–29

    Focuses on the possibilities open to institutions using distance learning (DL) through the Internet. Discusses synchronic, asynchronic and noninteractive learning and their incorporation in the... More

    pp. 218-29

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  18. Teacher Tech. Internet Safety Net: A Guide

    Jan Rader

    Kappa Delta Pi Record Vol. 35, No. 1 (1998) pp. 34–35

    Teachers must help students learn how to use the Internet appropriately and apply prior precautionary knowledge to Internet use. They must safeguard students by recognizing potential dangers when... More

    pp. 34-35

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  19. Content Design Frameworks for Internet Studies Curricula and Research

    R William Maule

    Internet Research Vol. 8, No. 2 (1998) pp. 174–84

    Examines instructional frameworks for university-level education in Internet content design. Looks at academic constructs, philosophies and strategies from two disciplines traditionally associated ... More

    pp. 174-84

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  20. Differential Effects of Occupation on Internet Usage

    Thompson S. H. Teo

    Internet Research Vol. 8, No. 2 (1998) pp. 156–65

    Examines the differential effects of occupation on Internet usage in Singapore. Participants were 1,299 people from three main occupational groups: students, non-information technology (IT)... More

    pp. 156-65

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