Overview for Computer-Mediated Communication
Computer-Mediated Communication )CMC) is any form of communication between two or more individual people who interact and/or influence each other via separate computers through the internet or a network connecion. CMC mostly occurs through e-mail, video, audio or text conferencing, bulletin boards, listservers, instant messaging, and multi-player video games. Switching communication to a more computer mediated form has an effect on many different factors: impression formation, deception and lying behaviour, group dynamics, disinhibition, and especially relationship formation. The present volume provides a comprehensive analysis of CMC geared at professionals and students in the field of communication. It will assist the readers to become aware of the opportunities and challenges of CMC.
Arun Bhatia (Author)
Arun Bhatia, with a masters' degree in journalism and mass communication and a post-graduate diploma in social work is a renowned teacher of communication studies and also well-known for his research on human development. He has penned a large number of learned articles and features on various social issues. As a part of his profession he travelled all over the world. Being a human rights activist, he is associated with many national and interntional human rights organisations and has sincerely devoted his life to social welfare activities.