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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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online

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 15 words.

Adjective used to describe something which is on line: for example *online chat.

online

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 15 words.

Adjective used to describe something which is on line: for example *online chat.

Online Defamation

Rachel Burnett.

in ITNOW

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing. 0 words.

BCS past President and IT lawyer Rachel Burnett addresses the issue of placing defamatory comments online.

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Online Conflicts

Robert Pritchard.

in ITNOW

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing. 0 words.

Warfare is changing. Confiicts are no longer confined to just a geographic area as they now spill over into the online world says Robert Pritchard.

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online chat

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 86 words.

The process whereby users of the Internet engage in *real time conversations using their computers. Online chat consists of these users exchanging text messages. In order to engage in...

online chat

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 86 words.

The process whereby users of the Internet engage in *real time conversations using their computers. Online chat consists of these users exchanging text messages. In order to engage in...

Online Groups

Betsy J. Page.

in The Oxford Handbook of Group Counseling

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Counselling Psychology. 9689 words.

This chapter addresses online support, therapy, and social networking groups. Illustrative examples of groups are provided. The range of online groups is described. Research on online...

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online magazine

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

An electronic version of a conventional magazine. Typically the content of an online magazine is the same as its conventional counterpart. However, it is often supplemented by devices such...

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online therapy

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Psychotherapy conducted over the Internet by e-mail, video phone, or Internet phone. Also called e-counselling (US e-counseling) or e-therapy. [From online + Greek therapeuein to heal or...

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online magazine

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 50 words.

An electronic version of a conventional magazine. Typically the content of an online magazine is the same as its conventional counterpart. However, it is often supplemented by devices such...

online magazine

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 50 words.

An electronic version of a conventional magazine. Typically the content of an online magazine is the same as its conventional counterpart. However, it is often supplemented by devices such...

online chat

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The process whereby users of the Internet engage in real time conversations using their computers. Online chat consists of these users exchanging text messages. In order to engage in online...

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Online Quizzes

Lonnie R. Yandell and William N. Bailey.

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning

February 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 4244 words.

This chapter explores the issue of students' preparation for class and how Web-based testing can be used to improve reading compliance and student learning. After reviewing the evidence...

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The Online Self

Alison Attrill-Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology. 9994 words.

This chapter considers how people create their online selves. It outlines how an online “self” could be an extension or replication of the offline self, but equally how an individual may...

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Online Romantic Relationships

Joanne Lloyd, Alison Attrill-Smith and Chris Fullwood.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology. 10361 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the variety of ways in which online romantic relationships are conducted. It discusses how existing relationships are played out in online spaces, with...

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Korea's Online Gaming Empire

Dal Yong Jin.

October 2010; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Computer Science. 208 pages.

In South Korea, online gaming is a cultural phenomenon. Games are broadcast on television, professional gamers are celebrities, and youth culture is often identified with online gaming....

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Characterizing online groups

David P. Brandon and Andrea B. Hollingshead.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 9988 words.

The proliferation of information and communication technologies has fostered dramatic growth in both the number and variety of online groups over the past fifteen years. Such growth...

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Online Support Communities

Neil S. Coulson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology. 8437 words.

In recent years online support communities have increased in popularity and, for those digitally connected, provide a convenient and accessible means of reaching out to others facing...

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online content provider

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 83 words.

Originally an online content provider was an *Internet service provider that offered exclusive access to their content to their subscribers. This content was very large including ...

Online Wellbeing for Children

Eric Schmidt.

in ITNOW

December 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Computing. 0 words.

Eric Schmidt, Google's Executive Chairman, recently said there are only two states for our children today, ‘asleep or online.’ A recent BCS roundtable discussion, ‘Children are digitally...

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