This 1976 book explores telecommunitions in 10 chapters. The first chapter looks at issues and impacts of telecommunition, including how technologies impact communication, economic influences, energy and environmental impacts, and social organization and relationships.
The book continues by examining telecommunication impact models and a classification of communication episodes. It also looks at theoretical approaches to varying medias as well as conflicts within them. The book concludes by discussing decisions to telecommunicate and the implications of the field.
Short, J., Williams, E., & Christie, B. (1976). The social psychology of telecommunications. London: John Wiley & Sons.
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|Publication Type||Book Chapter|
|In Publication||John Wiley & Sons|
|Type of Research||Critical or postmodern|
|Research Design||Not applicable|
|Intervention/Areas of Study||Advising and other institutional support, Coaching, including academic success coaching, Course and program evaluation, Course organization, Instructor-student interactions, Multimedia, Problem-based learning, Student motivation, Student support|
|Level of Analysis||Student-level|
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|Outcome Variables of Interest||Academic achievement or performance, including assessment scores and course grades, Learning effectiveness, Retention, Satisfaction|
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