Ibadan Journal of English Studies, 7, 1-20. This paper addresses the problems of data collection in qualitative chat research of minor chatters, which we experienced during the course of the project. Workshop on Language Documentation and Archiving, London , p. Where's that Smoke coming from? In Phonetics Teaching and Learning Conference, London. In Hinrichs Lars, Farquharson J. In Hundt Marianne, Gut Ulrike Eds.
. This contribution presents three empirical approaches to data collection and their implications for the research project. A general solution cannot be offered, although we expect that a further development in software will improve the situation. The plan—of collecting further data on the communicative process and analysing the communication in webchats—provided the additional advantage of dealing with the most popular chat form. Due to many technical problems, chat data are only available from 12 sessions, which could be transformed into log-files by the following procedure: The data consist of screenshots from the active window which were taken automatically by a remote computer about every 12 seconds. In Dziubalska-Kołaczyk Katarczyna, Wrembel Magdalena, Kul M.
Data Collection The study of the chat communication started its empirical phase in spring and the process of data collection will end in autumn of 2000. So far we have collected 18 log-files from Thursday chats. The youth institutions informed the chatters that their internet usage in the institutions, and hence also their chat communications, was recorded and reviewed for several purposes. Journal of Child Language, 32, 1. English World-Wide, 30 3 , 262-277.
The children and adolescents could decide whether they wanted to come alone or together with one or more friends. Zeitschrift für interkulturellen Fremdsprachenunterricht, 12 2. Journal of the Nigeria English Studies Association, 15 1 , 1-13. Love, fun and romance are the possibilities, so take a chance and join InterracialDatingCentral. Toulouse: Presse Universitaires du Midi. In Krug Manfred, Schlüter Julia Eds. A small project for children and adolescents was initiated for the summer vacation, in which they could have chatted as usual in the Café, but, with their own and their parents' permission, their communication would have been logged.
Special issue on Embodied Conversational Agents, , 34. Webchats have a colourful interface design and many belong to well-known firms and institutions e. In Krug Manfred, Schlüter Julia Eds. English World-Wide, 39 2 , 190. The trend soon waned and was replaced by the still growing number of webchats e. World Englishes, 35 4 , 529-541.
Whispered messages between two chat partners-which can only be seen by them and not by the other chatters—are not recorded. On the 7th of July, a first local chat party was organised which was mainly visited by 10- to 14-year-olds. In the first months of our empirical phase, we made several implicit assumptions about the children's and adolescents' use of chat systems. Methodik und Methodologie der Forschung zur Internet-Kommunikation. In Durand Jacques, Gut Ulrike, Kristoffersen Gjert Eds. In Perkins Michael, Howard Susan Eds. The analysis focuses on the identification of interactional forms and practices of children's and adolescents' chat communication, intending to find media-specific structures.
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Further questions and answers will be developed based on feedback from students and faculty members. The guerezas and the ringtailed lemurs have each an walktrough enclosure on their own and the ruffed lemurs an island which can be seen from the guereza exhibit. Depending on the possibilities of the automatic generation of log-files, methods of data collection varied from experimental settings to non-reactive settings since the project intended to analyse natural chat conversation. A total of 28 sessions were recorded lasting from one to three hours each. In Durand Jacques, Gut Ulrike, Kristoffersen Gjert Eds. English World-Wide, 34 2 , 123-145. Even though the process of problem-solving was very time-consuming, it was still an important part of our study as it deepened our understanding of the subject.
In order to make sure that the chatters were minors, we carried out a small questionnaire survey which validated our observations: the average age of the users was 13 years. Our next step will be to start the data analysis in autumn. New York: Oxford University Press. In Gut Ulrike, Gibbon Dafydd Eds. No other Muenster chat sites compare! Thus it was considered to video tape the communicative situation in front of the monitor as well as to record everything that appears on the monitor e. In Gut Ulrike, Gibbon Dafydd Eds. On one hand, this private communication is a common practice of chatters and thus we regret not being able to analyse that important aspect of chat communication.
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