Internet research, theory, and practice: perspectives from Ireland

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Introduction on Internet Research, Theory, and Practice: Perspectives from Ireland

Cathy Fowley, Claire English, and Sylvie Thouësny

Section 1.

Research and Reflections on Ethics and Digital Culture

Ethical Issues in Internet Research: International Good Practice and Irish Research Ethics Documents

Heike Felzmann

Studying Young People’s Blogs: Ethical Implications

Cathy Fowley

Poetic Machines: nFrom Paper to Pixel

Jeneen Naji

A Second Level Pictorial Turn? The Emergence of Digital Ekphrasis from the Visuality of New Media

Nina Shiel

Digital Reading:nA Question of Prelectio?

Noel Fitzpatrick

Section 2.

Research and Reflections on Societal Practices

Constructions of Violencenand Masculinity in the Digital Age

Jennifer Patterson

The Public Sphere and Online Social Media: Exploring the Use of Online Social Media as Discursive Spaces in an Irish Context

Claire English

Not Quite Kicking Off Everywhere: Feminist Notes on Digital Liberation

Angela Nagle

We are All Friends Nowadays: But What is the Outcome of Online Friendship for Young People in Terms of Individual Social Capital?

Anne Rice

Romanian Diaspora in the Making?nAn Online Ethnography of

Gloria Macri

What’s ‘Smart’ About Working from Home:nTelework and the Sustainable Consumption of Distance in Ireland?

Michael Hynes

Surveillance Privacy and Technology: Contemporary Irish Perspectives

Kenny Doyle

Section 3.

Research and Reflections on Educational Practices

Digital Dividenin Post-Primary Schools

Ann Marcus-Quinn and Oliver McGarr

The Use of a Task-Based Online Forum in Language Teaching: Learning Practices and Outcomes

Marie-Thérèse Batardière

Using Facebook in an IrishnThird-Level Education Context:nA Case-Study

Catherine Jeanneau

Internet-Based Textual Interventionsnand Interactions: How Language Learners Engage Online in a Written Task

Sylvie Thouësny

Information and Communication Technology in Foreign Language Teaching: Leveraging the Internet to Make Language Learning Real

Etáin Watson

Section 4.

Research and Reflections on Irish Resources

The Born Digital Graduate: Multiple Representations of and Within Digital Humanities PhD Theses

Sharon Webb, Aja Teehan, and John Keating

Niall O’Leary

Database in Theory and Practice:nThe Bibliography of Irish Literary Criticism

Sonia Howell

Digital Humanities and Political Innovation: The SOWIT Model

Vanessa Liston, Clodagh Harris, nMark O’Toole, and Margaret Liston

Name Index


Edited by Cathy Fowley, Claire English & Sylvie Thouésny

metadata digital
communication treland
internet research
XML action research identity
interaction poetry women
database bom digital graduate
visuality online learming community media
adolescents digital humanities ict
language learning virtual worlds blog
cyberutopia consumption repository
public opinion young people telework
information and communication technology
confidentiality signification citizenship
online gaming online social media
friendship SOcial networking
research ethics. second digital divide
technology the internet social media
tansiation SUStainability
authentic use of language vulnerability
historiography intercultural interactions
open educational resources
privacy Irish studies