• Summary
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This handbook is the first to provide comprehensive, up-to-the-minute coverage of contemporary and developing Internet and online social research methods, spanning both quantitative and qualitative research applications. The editors have brought together leading names in the field of online research to give a thoroughly up to date, practical coverage, richly illustrated with examples. The chapters cover both methodological and procedural themes, offering readers a sophisticated treatment of the practice and uses of Internet and online research that is grounded in the principles of research methodology. Beginning with an examination of the significance of the Internet as a research medium, the book goes on to cover research design, data capture, online surveys, virtual ethnography, and the internet as an archival resource, and concludes by looking at ...

Research Uses of Multi-user Virtual Environments
Research uses of multi-user virtual environments
RalphSchroeder
JeremyBailenson
ABSTRACT

Multi-user virtual environments are a relatively new technology that have been used for a variety of research purposes. MUVEs are technologies that allow users to interact via digital representations of ...

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