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Only a mouse click away from home: transnational practices of Eastern European migrants in the United Kingdom

Monika Metykova
2010 Social Identities  
Between May 2004 and May 2006 the citizens of so-called EU8 countries (  ...  In May 2004 the European Union was enlarged by ten new member states, eight of these were countries from the former Communist bloc.  ...  Discussions of transnational media uses within the fields of cultural studies and media studies rarely explore interpersonal communication, in most cases their focus is either on entertainment or news  ... 
doi:10.1080/13504630.2010.482418 fatcat:umvb7ep4a5hgpp4yjwznxesyfe

Scenarios of Use for Sociable Mobile TV [chapter]

Konstantinos Chorianopoulos
2009 Human-Computer Interaction Series  
In this article, we propose three concepts that drive the main paths for research and practice in mobile and social TV: 1) Mobile TV as a content format, 2) Mobile TV as user behavior and 3) Mobile TV  ...  Finally, we provide particular directions to be considered in further research in social and mobile TV.  ...  Interpersonal communication is based on voice, text, and video formats, as well as animated avatars. Regan & Todd (2004) describe a system for messaging over TV content.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-84882-701-1_18 dblp:series/hci/Chorianopoulos10 fatcat:mhl7flwnn5dxfp756osf63fi2u

Talking with TV shows: Simultaneous conversations between users and producers in the second-screen television production Voice

Ditte Laursen, Kjetil Sandvik
2014 Northern Lights: Film & Media Studies Yearbook  
Based on an analysis of the second-screen production of Voice (2012), we will show that the new media talk found here represents a blend of the para-social (Horton and Wohl 1956), interactions of broadcast  ...  ) and simultaneity (co-presence of parties participating in the communication): the user engages in watching live TV shows and takes part in live chats, in posting Facebook updates, tweeting and so on,  ...  For instance, technology shapes online chat in a different way from spoken communication by allowing participants to only take a turn by entering text in a box and pressing 'send', and the 'turn' reaches  ... 
doi:10.1386/nl.12.1.141_1 fatcat:ru655gejsfckbo5txu2o7mufoy

The Politics of Play At Home [chapter]

2015 Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context  
social and cultural role these ludic technologies take in the everyday practices of the family in the domestic context.  ...  In doing so it reveals the complexity of the task ahead for those of us interested in ensuring girls and women are full and equal participants in the culture and practice of computer games."  ...  I am also grateful for the financial support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and Ontario Graduate Scholarships that made this study possible.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315757377-13 fatcat:44cl5vtjc5cdxh5msjjkbdaasu

Co-designing a diversity of social media products with and for older people

David M. Frohlich, Christopher Lim, Amr Ahmed
2016 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Software Development and Technologies for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion - DSAI 2016  
Thinking about different classes of social media systems and devices for accessing them, we decided to support photo-based communication through a telephone, live media sharing through a TV, and text-based  ...  of the TV to establish voice calls based on TV watching information.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3019943.3019990 dblp:conf/dsai/FrohlichLA16 fatcat:gqt5hegjsbgarkencj35osaeii

Cross-Cultural Partnerships between Home and International Students

Rosalind M. O. Pritchard, Barbara Skinner
2002 Journal of Studies in International Education  
Many international students fail to establish satisfactory relationships with home students or local people when they come to study in the United Kingdom.  ...  interaction on the part of the internationals, as well a greater confidence in their ability to engage in it successfully.  ...  Watch a TV programme or movie together in a domestic situation (home, flat, halls of residence). Select from a TV Guide or video shop. 6.  ... 
doi:10.1177/102831502237639 fatcat:x2llc4nshvecvay64tk7dtf6tu

The Evolution of TV Systems, Content, and Users Toward Interactivity

Pablo Cesar, Konstantinos Chorianopoulos
2007 Foundations and Trends® in Human–Computer Interaction  
In this study, we explore the state-of-the-art and consider two basic issues: What is interactive TV research? Can it help us reinvent the practices of authoring, delivering, and watching TV?  ...  Research articles have appeared in several venues, such as multimedia, HCI, CSCW, UIST, user modeling, media and communication sciences.  ...  Acknowledgments This study reports and builds upon the collaborative work of numerous individuals and teams, who have been active in the interactive television research community during the past decade  ... 
doi:10.1561/1100000008 fatcat:kpxvnpqrfjd23knbp4uh3p2kau

Patterns of Media Use and Reflections on Media among young Danes

Stinne Gunder Strøm Krogager, Karen Klitgaard Povlsen, Hans-Peter Degn
2015 Nordicom Review  
The present article examines cross-media use among 10- to 16-year-old Danish children and adolescents. Our research interest is in identifying and affirming patterns among media use, gender and age.  ...  Our results suggest that although cross-media use is complex and differs according to age and gender, media are often used for similar purposes, e.g., sustaining social relationships.  ...  In our consideration of these concepts, we study this field as an "open-ended range of practices" (Couldry 2004: 4) .  ... 
doi:10.1515/nor-2015-0019 fatcat:f2otfbdwdnfgvbjgry42m64i4y

The Urge for Empirically-informed Design of Social-Oriented AAL Applications – The Example of 2 AAL Projects

Malek Alaoui, Karine Lan Hing Ting, Myriam Lewkowicz
2014 Procedia Computer Science  
In this paper, we show that contrary to other AAL assistive technologies, which are somehow mandatory for an autonomous living at home, the use of social interaction services is not a necessity by itself  ...  These projects, FoSIBLE and PaeLife, aim at designing Information and Communication technologies to effectively enhance the social engagement of the elderly.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partly funded by the European Community and the National Research Agency (ANR) through the AAL 169 program (FoSIBLE Project No.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2014.02.042 fatcat:aszjma4uarelrh366r26jgpppu

Toward Advanced Social TV in a Cooperative Media Space

Tom Gross, Mirko Fetter, Thilo Paul-Stueve
2008 International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction  
Studies of Social Aspects of Home Technology, TV, and TV Watching Several empirical studies in the private home with particular attention to the social interaction among people involved (typically family  ...  For Social TV systems, an example of mixed cooperation is when remote spectators can communicate with other online spectators via text chat in real-time and leave text messages to off-line spectators.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10447310701821491 fatcat:3yuyravapjegrafrscmy37bvxu

Homeworkers Online: Utilization of ICT for Home-based Work in Malaysia

Lee Lee Loh-Ludher
2007 Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries  
They subsequently withdrew and entered home-based work after marriage and childbirth.  ...  They are from different races, ages and types of home-based work and included the chronically ill or those with physically and mentally challenged dependents.  ...  More important than the actual record-keeping is that it is a step towards formality of business practice, building their capabilities towards entrepreneurship, while opening a new vista for their home-based  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.1681-4835.2007.tb00224.x fatcat:6zgxelja2rearfiszpzd4icbim

TV-school hybrid literacy practices as sites for making another logic possible: voicing contrasts that promote gender and sexuality trans-experiences

Branca Falabella Fabrício, Luiz Paulo Moita-Lopes
2015 Cadernos de Linguagem e Sociedade  
in a Brazilian state school, in which the classroom teacher, two researchers, and 5th grade students conjointly try to decenter commonsense views of gender and sexuality.  ...  By dramatizing cemented social voices and engaging in what we have termed trans-experiences, participants show that social matrices and solidified meanings do not simply impose themselves on individuals  ...  In other fields of research, in communication and cultural studies, for example, the centrality of TV in Brazil has, however, been crucially emphasized.  ... 
doi:10.26512/les.v16i2.7476 fatcat:ccv7qifrvbhnfl4ck7p4e4q33m

Why young consumers are not open to mobile marketing communication

Ian Grant, Stephanie O'Donohoe
2007 International Journal of Advertising  
In other words, while marketers celebrated mobile phones as a 'brand in the hand' of youth markets, young people themselves valued their mobiles as a 'friend in the hand'.  ...  Older adolescents' everyday use of traditional and new forms of mediated communication were explored in the context of their everyday lives, with data generated from self-completion questionnaires, diaries  ...  in peer-related communication, providing a sense of connection through the exchange of voice, text, rich media and gaming.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10803548.2007.11073008 fatcat:dcy6tyy6drblte2votmtogmfoa

The strange case ofThe Big Bang Theoryand its extra-ordinary Italian audiovisual translation: a multimodal corpus-based analysis

Giuseppe Balirano
2013 Perspectives: Studies in Translatology  
By means of an integrated multimodal and corpus-based approach, this paper aims to introduce the 'community factor' in the analysis of joke typologies staged in AVT artefacts.  ...  , seems to be addressed to a community of speakers who co-share the same lexicon, ideas and habits, i.e. mainly young nerds.  ...  The TBBT televised 'community of practice' uses an in-group language borrowed from specialised discourse that is generally used to talk and write about specialised fields of knowledge within academic or  ... 
doi:10.1080/0907676x.2013.831922 fatcat:vrkr6zaknjhcddsrnc2k3cwu54

User acceptance of mobile TV services

Eija Kaasinen, Minna Kulju, Tuomo Kivinen, Virpi Oksman
2009 Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services - MobileHCI '09  
In this paper we describe the results of a six-month field trial where 27 users were evaluating commercially available mobile TV services and 10 different pilot services.  ...  Mobile TV found a role in the everyday lives of the users as an extension to ordinary TV. The users appreciated easy and continuous access to TV contents.  ...  In our study, the panellists saw mobile TV as an extension to ordinary TV that facilitated continuing watching TV when leaving home and starting watching before coming home.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1613858.1613902 dblp:conf/mhci/KaasinenKKO09 fatcat:rk5mcvb6t5bgzbxcftyk3ilpf4
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