Media perceptions and use are socially constructed.
Fulk, Schmitz, and Steinfield (1990) proposes a model for
technology use which is based on social context effects: social
influence model of media use. Main point: [p. 121] Basic assumption
of social influence model of media use: media perceptions are
Fulk, Schmitz, and Schwartz (1992) develop CMC context themes and
propose a perspective on social context and context-behavior
Fulk, Steinfield, Schmitz, and Power (1987) explores social
information processing as a model for media use.
Bem (1972) describes attribution theory.
Chesebro (1985) describes CMC used in interpersonal contexts by
studying a BBS.
Feenberg and Bellman (1990) social factors model posits that
distinctive organizational features guide the design of CC systems.
Feenberg (1989) asserts that types and use of CMC systems must be
based on the sociology of the group.
Feenberg (1992) traces the success of the French Teletel (Minitel)
videotex system in France.
Gattiker (1992c) suggest directions for future research in
Georgoudi and Rosnow (1985) describes contextualism from the
perspective of the nature of context (as opposed from mechanistic
assumptions). Main point: Contextualism is marked by recognizing
communication as a process embedded in a constantly changing,
cultural, cognitive, and social context.
Hellerstein (1986) presents study of social uses of CMC at
UMass-Amherst; CMC mediates and facilitates social life.
Schmitz and Fulk (1991) describes media richness, social influence
theory applied to organizations.
Matheson (1991) examines the extent to which social perceptions in
CMC are influenced by social information availability and based on
internalized social expectations.
Salancik and Pfeffer (1978) describes social information processing
Smilowitz, Compton, and Flint (1988) CMC changes the way people
interact, accomplish comm. tasks.
Lea (1992) introduces book on contextual influences on CMC.
Martin, O'Shea, Fung, and Spears (1992) surveys 'flaming'
phenomenon in CMC.
Bandura (1986) describes social learning theory.
Montes (1992) questions social presence theory, suggests
interaction to be creator of context.
Perry (1988) discusses use of contextualist approach to media
Thomas and Griffin (19XX) reviews literature on social information
Tushman and Nadler (1978) puts forth an information processing
model for organizations.