Children´s Communication on Internet

Process Analysis of Communication of Children and Adolescents on the Internet

- The Interaction in Front of the Screen in Relation to the Text Product

Participating Institutions:

Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Education and Psychology, Institute for Educational and Media Psychology, Center for Media Research

Description:

The research project "Process Analysis of Communication of Children and Adolescents in the Internet" funded by Berlin-Forschung aims at analyzing the computer-mediated communication of 10- to 17-year old children and adolescents. The focus lies on the out-of-school use of Internet offers such as emailing and chatting, trying to identify by qualitative means possible changes noticed in the communication culture.

Project Leader:

Prof. Dr. Ludwig J. Issing (mailto: issing@zedat.fu-berlin.de)

Realization:

Dipl.-Psych. Claudia Orthmann (mailto: orthmann@cmr.fu-berlin.de)

Project Duration:

07/01/1999 - 06/31/2001

Project Homepage:

http://www.cmr.fu-berlin.de/~orthmann/chatkomm/