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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 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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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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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 social support groups

Martin Tanis.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 10714 words.

To give and receive social support is an important aspect of social interaction, and since the Internet has become more and more integrated with everyday life, it is no surprise that much...

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Methodological Choices: Online Research

Neil S. Coulson.

in Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of Appearance

May 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Social Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 3834 words.

The Internet has many potential applications within the appearance-related domain. For example, it may be used as a means for therapeutic intervention, to set up and manage patient support...

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The Psychology of Online Lurking

Maša Popovac and Chris Fullwood.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology. 10177 words.

Lurking, or passive online participation, is often defined as non-participation or minimal participation in online groups or communities. Although lurking has previously been considered a...

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Developing an Online Curriculum in Psychology

Jeffrey L. Helms, Pam Marek, Christopher K. Randall, Daniel T. Rogers, Lauren A. Taglialatela and Adrienne L. Williamson.

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning

February 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 6360 words.

This chapter discusses how both departments and individuals can incorporate effective practices in online course development and instruction. It is organized into five sections covering the...

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Online Tools to Promote Student Collaboration

Kevin J. Apple, Monica Reis-Bergan, Andrea H. Adams and Grover Saunders.

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning

February 2011; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology. 4465 words.

This chapter describes some tools that can be used for online student collaboration. By avoiding the logistical problems of getting a group of busy students together at the same time and...

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The Social Consequences of Online Interaction

Jenna L. Clark and Melanie C. Green.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Psychology. 9634 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the social consequences of online interaction. Research has provided mixed evidence about whether online interaction is helpful or harmful for...

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Psychology, discrimination and hate groups online

Karen M. Douglas.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 5885 words.

The proliferation of online hate groups over the past few years has brought two main issues into focus. First, legal and political scholars have questioned the extent to which such hate...

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Impression management and identity online

Andrea Chester and Di Bretherton.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 8182 words.

Online impressions ‘need not in any way correspond to a person's real life identity; people can make and remake themselves, choosing their gender and the details of their online...

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Social networks and online community

Caroline Haythornthwaite.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 11357 words.

The very notion of community in an online context can begin a hot debate. Those who would keep the term ‘community’ for the imagined ideal of cooperation and joint sharing of land,...

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Using Online Panels in Psychological Research

Anja S. Göritz.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 8178 words.

Online panels (OPs) are an important form of web-based data collection, as illustrated by their widespread use. In the classical sense, a panel is a longitudinal study in which the same...

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Modeling collective emotions in online social systems

David Garcia, Antonios Garas and Frank Schweitzer.

in Collective Emotions

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Psychology; Developmental Psychology. 8352 words.

Collective emotions in online social systems emerge through the interaction of thousands of Internet users. Their digital traces, i.e., the messages posted in chatrooms, fora, or product...

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Seniors’ Online Communities and Well-Being in Later Life

Galit Nimrod.

in The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology

October 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Health Psychology; Social Psychology. 9864 words.

This chapter aims to explore the potential value of seniors’ online communities for the well-being of older adults. Based on a series of studies that utilized various methods (including...

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Designing online experiments

Michael H. Birnbaum.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 7576 words.

This article focuses on the design of Internet-based experiments. It discusses the five criteria of a theory, between- versus within-subject designs, representative design, and systextual...

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Textese: Language in the Online World

Nenagh Kemp.

in The Oxford Handbook of Cyberpsychology

May 2019; p ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology. 10126 words.

This chapter discusses the written language of digital communication. It considers the reasons for the use of the casual, abbreviated writing style “textese” and the ways that researchers...

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Technical considerations when implementing online research

William C. Schmidt.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 7541 words.

This article introduces some of the rudimentary underlying concepts of how the Internet works and points out a number of caveats that can influence the quality of collected data. Topics...

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The psychological dimensions of collective action, online

Tom Postmes.

in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology

February 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Social Psychology; Cognitive Psychology. 13844 words.

This article examines the consequences of the migration of collective action into the mediated sphere. It focuses on the impact of the Internet on key psychological factors that are...

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Children, Adolescents, and the Internet: Are There Risks Online?

Ed Donnerstein.

in The Oxford Handbook of Media Psychology

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Social Psychology. 5523 words.

Media psychologists have studied the impacts of media portrayals for decades. This body of research is rich in both theory and data. Although we know a great deal about traditional media...

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