Internet identification and future internet use
Joiner, Richard, Gavin, Jeff, Brosnan, Mark, Crook, Charles, Duffield, Jill, Durndell, Alan, Guiller, Jane, Maras, Pamela F. and Scott, Adrian J. (2006) Internet identification and future internet use. Cyberpsychology and Behavior, 9 (4). pp. 410-414. ISSN 1094-9313Full text not available from this repository.
This paper reports a study investigating the relationship between Internet identification and future Internet use. We predict that Internet identification is stable over time and that it is predictive of future use. The participants were 216 undergraduate students (184 females and 32 males) from five universities in the United Kingdom. They completed a questionnaire concerning their use of the Internet and a measure of Internet identification at the start of the academic year and at the end of the academic year. We found that Internet identification measured at the beginning of the academic year was positively related to Internet identification measured at the end of the academic year. Furthermore, there was a positive relationship between Internet identification and future general Internet use and a positive relationship between Internet identification and future educational Internet use.
|Additional Information:||As from 2010 this journal is called Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. The new ISSN is 2152-2715.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||social identity, internet|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education|
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Health & Social Care > Department of Psychology & Counselling|
School of Health & Social Care
|Last Modified:||29 Oct 2010 17:15|
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