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Mediated Communication Theory 192:354 Class 6 September 28, 2010
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Optional Presentation Title Unit Name Developing Personal Relationships on the Internet The role of the internet in personal relationships. How do people use the internet in their daily lives to develop and maintain social relationships. Some characteristics of the internet affect its affordances (properties of objects and how they determine the possibilities for action): Internet communication is distance-independent Internet communication is asynchronous in nature (allows both prompt feedback as well as a delayed feedback) Internet communication includes less communicative cues (ie NV comm) considered to be a lean communication medium Internet communication allows anonymity Internet communication allows info to be distributed to many people simultaneously
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Optional Presentation Title Unit Name People rely on these characteristics when performing relational behaviors in the online environment.
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