generally-educated public, a university-based audience in areas such as linguistics, applied linguistics communication/mass media, internet studies (which might be housed in communication - or elsewhere)
Naomi Baron, Professor of Linguistics, American University
"Naomi Baron artfully combines historical surveys, research summaries, and findings of her own to give us a comprehensive, insightful, and thoughtful handbook for understanding electronic communication-what it is, how it works, and how it's changing our lives and our interpersonal relationships." - Deborah Tannen, Georgetown University, author of You Just Don't Understand and You're Wearing That? Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation
1.: Email to Your Brain: Language in an Online and Mobile World
2.: Language Online: The Basics
3.: Controlling the Volume: Everyone a Language Czar
4.: Are Instant Messages Speech? The World of IM
5.: My Best Day: Managing "Buddies" and "Friends"
6.: Having Your Say: Blogs and Beyond
7.: Going Mobile: Cell Phones in Context
8.: "Whatever": Is the Internet Destroying Language?
9.: Gresham's Ghost: Challenges to Written Culture
10.: The People We Become: Costs of Being Always On
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