Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 224

Table of Content: October 2012; 4(6)

October 2012

An examination of university students’ views on computer-mediated instruction/learning and its impact on their academic achievement

  This study provides insight into how participants’ demographic profiles contributed to their perceptions of computer-mediated learning, how students perceived the impact of computer-mediated learning on their achievement, and how having had to use computers impacted their attitude toward (future) learning using computer technology. A descriptive and correlational research design was used for this study....

Author(s): Wei-Chieh Wayne Yu, Chun-Fu Charlie Lin and Jenny Wang

October 2012

Mobile communication and the culture of self-expression: The case of smsing to radio in Ghana

  Over the last two decades, mobile telephony has wrought a tremendous impact on interpersonal communication over the world. In Ghana, however, the communicative significance of this new media as a means of promoting the culture of self-expression, particularly on the radio, is relatively unknown. In this paper, I examine the uses and gratifications of approximately 500 SMS texts, arguably the commonest new...

Author(s): Wincharles Coker