Ch 15: Computer-Mediated Communication

About This Chapter

Check out these engaging video lessons to learn about computer-mediated communication and how it impacts the ways in which we communicate with others. Use the video timelines to help you navigate to specific topics within the lessons.

Computer-Mediated Communication - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In today's world, computer-mediated communication has become one of the leading ways to communicate with other people. This chapter will help you to examine what computer-mediated communication is and how it stands apart from face-to-face communication. You can expect to learn about social presence theory and social information processing as well.

Our short videos are full of helpful examples and fun graphics. Each lesson includes a video transcript as well as a self-assessment quiz so that you can test your knowledge of the discussed topics. Once you finish this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Understand and identify different forms of computer-mediated communication
  • Explain why and how computer-mediated communication is unlike in-person communication
  • Identify how social presence impacts the effectiveness of communication
  • Define social information processing

Computer-Mediated Communication: Definition, Types & Advantages Discover the meaning of computer-mediated communication and its benefits.
Comparing Face-to-Face & Computer-Mediated Communication Take a look at the differences between two forms of communication.
The Theory of Social Presence Examine social presence theory.
Social Information Processing: Definition and Importance in Job Design Analyze the significance of social information processing.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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