Sciweavers

Share
HICSS
2011
IEEE

Negotiating Social Belonging: Online, Offline, and In-Between

10 years 9 months ago
Negotiating Social Belonging: Online, Offline, and In-Between
This study investigates contemporary college students’ social behavior on- and offline. Although being socially active typically enhances access to resources embedded in social networks and improves student performance, the relative contributions of a range of social activities to students’ social and academic lives remain unclear. Additionally, the broad adoption of communication technologies such as cell phones and Internet-based applications including social networking sites (SNSs) is changing the way people manage their social lives. In light of these changes, the current study explores the relationship between a variety of social activities, perceived support and performance outcomes. Results suggest that a range of activities significantly correlated with student outcomes. Mediated relationships via SNSs had a positive influence on perceived social support, whereas time spend communicating face-to-face demonstrated a positive relationship with satisfaction.
Michael A. Steafnone, Yu Chao Huang, Derek Lackaff
Added 20 Aug 2011
Updated 20 Aug 2011
Type Journal
Year 2011
Where HICSS
Authors Michael A. Steafnone, Yu Chao Huang, Derek Lackaff
Comments (0)
books