Social+Media-1 - The age of identity exploration The age of...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 11/17/10 Social Media Kathleen R. Gilbert Spring 2010
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11/17/10 Gergen’s view What does he mean by “floating world”? Mobile communication and transformation of definition of community What are the implications for one’s sense of autonomy? How does it facilitate a sense of social Self and Community in Floating
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11/17/10 “World of social exchange that escapes the control of (governmental and military)authority” (Gergen) It is not anchored to a physical space. Floating cyber-world? Floating digital world? Floating world
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11/17/10 Accd. to Gergen, being in the digital floating world places an over-emphasis on connection and insufficient emphasis on the development of autonomy. Where are boundaries set? What are the implications of this for the development of an autonomous self? Implications for development?
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11/17/10 Five aspects of emerging
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Unformatted text preview: The age of identity exploration The age of instability The self-focused age The age of feeling in-between The age of possibilities 11/17/10 Top criteria for adulthood (which Accept responsibility for ones self Make independent decisions Become financially independent 11/17/10 From Cornwell & Lundgren Results: Involvementrealspace more involved, took relationship more seriously, more committed. Cyberspace seen as fun, not permanent Misrepresentationmore in cyberspace, speaks to the ease of misrep., however, Are cyberspace romantic 11/17/10 Re: breaking up in a digital fishbowl Discuss this reading in relation to Gergens floating world concept (esp. aspects of autonomy and community) What about how trust is defined? Where are the boundaries set? Also read and respond to When couples Relationships and social media...
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course HEALTH, PH 317 taught by Professor Kathygilbert during the Spring '10 term at Indiana.

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