Hindsight imbalance online and offline life: qualitative feedback from online self disclosure in Thailand

dc.contributor.author Poonsri Vate-U-Lan
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-19T07:52:05Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-19T07:52:05Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.description.abstract Internet technologies, especially social networking and instant messaging, reform people’s life style. Both online and offline activity attract users due to interest and necessity which may impact on the work life balance for many people. This research paper reports a qualitative result of a larger study which aimed to explore the knowledge, attitudes, opinions, behaviors and perceptions of Thai people in regards to their use of the internet, social networking services and computer games. The research survey was conducted through the social networking using a self-administered questionnaire in Thai. Totally, there were 838 participants in this online survey. All details of demographic background are reported below in the article. There were approximately 253 respondents who expressed their opinion, knowledge, behaviors and perceptions. This research paper analyzes the key responses into various categories and selects some examples for presentation. The research found that people disclosed their ideas in detail which reflected the risks involved spending too much time on the Internet. The imbalance of life style, computer vision syndrome and Internet addiction were commented upon frequently in the feedback from participants as the major concerns for the majority of the informants.
dc.format.extent 6 pages en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en_US
dc.identifier.citation The Proceedings of International e-Learning Conference 2015 (July 20-21, 2015), 162-167
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.au.edu/handle/6623004553/17595
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher In the International e-Learning Conference 2015 (IEC2015) en_US
dc.subject Computer games
dc.subject Internet addiction
dc.subject Internet usage
dc.subject Problem work-life balance
dc.subject Opinion
dc.subject Perception
dc.subject Qualitative feedback
dc.subject Social networking
dc.title Hindsight imbalance online and offline life: qualitative feedback from online self disclosure in Thailand en_US
dc.type Text en_US
mods.genre Article en_US
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