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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Anorexia: A Disease Online

Elad Yom-Tov.

in Crowdsourced Health

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 4954 words.

The internet serves as a unique virtual meeting place for people with rare diseases, providing advice on recovery, but also, astoundingly, on how to remain ill. The latter is especially...

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online

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 85 words.

1. The state of a computer terminal when it is connected to its network. Universally also used to describe the

Arts Wire: The Nonprofit Arts Online

Judy Malloy.

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 8131 words.

Beginning in 1992, Arts Wire, a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts, was a social media platform and Internet presence provider, that provided access to news, information, and...

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PLATO: The Emergence of Online Community

David R. Woolley.

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 5951 words.

In the early 1970s, two decades before the World Wide Web came on the scene, the PLATO system pioneered online discussion forums and message boards, email, chat rooms, instant messaging,...

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Personalized Online Learning: Exploiting New Learning Technologies

Gordon Joyes.

in e-Learning Initiatives in China

August 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 6200 words.

This chapter examines new e-learning technologies applicable in developing personalized online learning. It discusses the eChina-UK e-English Language Teacher (eELT) training projects and...

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Ghanaians Online and the Innovation of 419 Scams

Jenna Burrell.

in Invisible Users

May 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 9806 words.

This chapter explores the growing trend among urban Ghanaian youths to interact with foreigners over the Internet and establish extensive contacts. The youth of Accra repeatedly visits...

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online assessment

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 6 words.

Online Locator

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 7 words.

Online Crime

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crime, Media, and Popular Culture

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 11235 words.

Internet Crime: History, Contexts, and Definitions

It is now commonplace to observe that the development of information and communication technologies

Online Advocacy: Analysis of Human Rights NGO Websites

Lindsey N. Kingston and Kathryn R. Stam.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8401 words.

Recent events illustrate the connection between Internet usage and political action, yet non-governmental organizations (NGOs) still seek effective Web strategies for human rights advocacy....

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A Socio-Emotional Approach to Building Communities of Learners Online

Carol Hall, Eric Hall and Lindsay Cooper.

in e-Learning Initiatives in China

August 2007; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 6110 words.

This chapter examines the so-called emotional approach in the development of communities of online learners. It argues that building communities of learners online requires course...

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Negotiating a (Border Literary) Community Online en la Línea

Paul Fallon.

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

December 2007; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 5633 words.

This chapter analyses the creation of a literary community through the activities of emerging border writers. It examines the continuities and ruptures with traditional literature that the...

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From Archaeology to Architecture: Building a Place for Noncommercial Culture Online

Gary O. Larson.

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 10489 words.

This chapter examines various approaches to ensuring a place for nonprofit culture online, drawing from the various noncommercial networking projects discussed elsewhere in the anthology,...

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trAce Online Writing Centre, Nottingham Trent University, UK

J. R. Carpenter.

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 5112 words.

The trAce Online Writing Centre was founded in 1995 by Sue Thomas at Nottingham Trent University, UK. Over the next decade trAce expanded along with the web, evolving organically and...

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Online Communities on the Move: Mobile Play in Korea

Youn-ah Kang.

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

May 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 4670 words.

This chapter focuses on the increasing use of the Internet in the daily activities of people, resulting in Internet-based forms of mediation such as blogs. Mobile communication devices with...

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Opportunities and Challenges of Technologically Enhanced Programmes: Online and Blended Learning at King's College London

Dominique Borel.

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

July 2011; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 5817 words.

This chapter describes King's College London's online MA/PGDip in French Language and Culture programme. The programme, launched in October 2009, is believed to be the only truly entirely...

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The Death and Life of Great Online Subcultures: An Analysis of Body Modification Ezine

Jessa Lingel.

in Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community

April 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 12658 words.

The first field study in this book describes BME, an online platform for people interested in body modification. I describe the community’s attempts to manage membership by analysing...

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Six Degrees of Reputation: The Use and Abuse of Online Review and Recommendation Systems

Shay David and Trevor Pinch.

in Living in a Material World

October 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 12566 words.

This chapter describes the online book reviewing and recommendation system, and analyzes the system of Amazon.com that features six discrete levels of reputation management, known as “six...

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Travel Information Online

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 104 words.

Has been introduced by the UK government as part of its ukonline.gov.uk Internet project. Help and advice on travelling is

Global Online Enrollment System

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 6 words.