argue with us? argumentation and opposition in online communication platforms

TEAM

Anna Francesca Peralta, Jake Habitan, Danielle Vitriolo, Trinica Viray, Juan Miguel Dela Cruz

DURATION

June to October 2012

SUBJECT

Communication Research 120: Quantitative Analysis in Communication Research

OVERVIEW

For my major in college, I took up Communication Research from University of the Philippines Diliman. Communication Research explores various aspects of communication using qualitative and quantitative research methodology. The subjects helps in understanding the communication phenomena and discovering patterns in the communication behavior of people. Communication Research involves issues on mass media and entertainment, advertising, interpersonal and group communication, organizational communication, and new technology and mobile communication.

Argue With Us: Choice Shifts, Rating Shifts, and Group Polarization through Computer-Mediated Communication is a semester-long research project for my Quantitative Analysis in Communication Research which involves the use of statistics in the analysis of Communication Research data. This research focuses on the occurrence of choice shifts and group polarization in the presence of opposers and argumentation in an online interaction.

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