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Data Collection: Internet sources

  1. 1. Hajah Amalina Hj Md Sawara (11M8191)Dk Rabilatul Adawiyah Pg Sallehudin (11M8929) Zuriana Mohd Said (11M8921) Khairunnisa Hj Sibah (11M8055) Leja Ambol (11M8066)
  2. 2. INTERNET As an umbrella term that includes the associated terms cyberspace and the Web (World Wide Web). Refer to the actual network and the exchange of data between computers. Social spaces where relationships, communities, and cultures emerge through the exchange of text and images, either in real time or in delayed time sequences. (Markham, 2003) Email has been the most frequently used Internet tools in the survey research for its convenience.
  3. 3. TYPES OF INTERNET SOURCES Youtube Skype (Online Conferencing) E-mail Web Survey Application Facebook
  4. 4. Research articlesR1 The Youtube effect: How youtube has provided new ways to consume, create and share music Using the Internet for Survey Research:R2 A Case Study English language teaching and learning issues inR3 Malaysia: Learners’ perceptions via Facebook dialogue journal ‘America’ through my eyes and your eyes: TheR4 development of Intercultural Awareness in Spanish Language ClassR5 • The Use and Abuse of Online Social Network Sites by Gen Y in the EU: Can Marketing Make a Difference?
  5. 5. PARTICIPANTS R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 Teenage  203 LIS 46 private 10 students  239musician – (Library and and public taking Generation YWade Information college and advanced studentsJohnston Science) university Spanish class (internet authors students in consists of: literate) 3 Panels - Kota Kinabalu,who are Sabah. - 5 nativeselected by the Spanishresearcher - 4 Latin America 9 audience - 1 Spanishmembers Castilian
  6. 6. DATA COLLECTION R1 R2 R3 R4 R5Observation Mixed Journal entry Computer Online socialvia Youtube method-Both via facebook mediated network Quantitative & communicatioInterview via Qualitative Participants n (internet) • Open-endedSKYPE implied respond to questions 1. Survey questions • Pre- testEmail questionnair posted by • A semi-conversation e (both print researcher on • Surveys structuredand interview & internet) the group’s (Online questionnaires 2. Web survey wall. discuss)Live interviews applicationby the panels To investigate • Videowith the respondents’ recordedaudience behaviourabout the during the • PostWade’s survey evaluationperformance session.(open- surveys(after live endedperformance) question)
  7. 7. DATA ANALYSIS R1 R2 R3 R4 R5Triangulation • Descriptive Journal entries • content • transcriptmethod – draw statistics- were analysed analysisconclusion (histogram/pie using content • codingbased on data charts analysis and •generalizatiocollected - to categorised n •Interpretationassure the • use and synthesiscompleteness Cronbach’s of dataof finding. aplha reliability coefficient • Content analysis- open-ended question
  8. 8. STRENGTHS LIMITATIONS1. Communication facilitation 1. Technological limitations Easy access and convenience Technology will fail. Receiving of messages in a non-2. Practical and economic benefits chronological sequence can disrupt theRecruitment is easily negotiated flow of topic discussion.through emailReduced travel, venue and 2. Network traffictranscribing costs; Chat communication can becomeEasy communication storage and disjointed through lag caused by signalarchiving; delays and overcrowded lines.Ease of publishing and updating Low speed modems  whenresults online. obtaining response rate via web survey/ problems of loading the questionnaire3. Access to diverse participants from home computers.Diversity can be obtained from arange of groups, geographical locationsand across national boundaries.Enable members to gather acrossdistances to exchange ideas.
  9. 9. Ethical issues Obtaining the permission with the participants about the research. Confidentiality. Example: their name refer as pseudonyms. Privacy and Protection Example: Protecting participants’ privacy – post in closed group. Unique case ID given to the participants.
  10. 10. CONCLUSION Data collection over the internet has many potential benefits. Unfortunately, it also has many potential problems. However with CAREFUL planning, many issues can be avoided altogether. This type of data-collection remains a decision that the research must weigh carefully.
  11. 11. ReferencesClarke, R. (1998). Message transmission security risks. [Online] [2000, May 16]Connor, H. & Madge, C. (2003). “Focus groups in cyberspace”: using the internet for qualitative research. Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal. 6(2). 133-143. DOI: 10.1108/13522750310470190Erickson, T. (1999). Persistent Conversation: An Introduction. Journal of Computer mediated Communication, 4 (4). [Online] [2000, May 15].Gaiser, T.J. (1997). Conducting On-Line Focus Groups: A Methodological Discussion.Hiew, W. (2012). English language teaching and learnin issues in Malaysia: Learners’ perceptions via facebook dialogue journal. International Refereed Researh Journal, 3(1),11-19.
  12. 12. ReferencesHirst, A., Bednall, D. D., Ashwin, S. M. & Icoz, O. 2009, ‘The use and abuse of online social network sites by Gen Y in the EU: can marketing make a difference?,’ in ICBME 2009: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Business, Management and Economics, 22 – 24 October 2009, Yasar University, Izmir, Turkey, viewed 20 May 2010, <>.Levinson, P. (1990). Computer conferencing in the context of the evolution of media. In L.M. Harasim. (Ed.), Online education: Perspectives on a new environment. NY: Praeger.
  13. 13. ReferenceSmith, M.A. (1992). Voices from the WELL: The Logic of the Virtual Commons. [Online] [2000, January 4].Stewart, F., Eckermann, E, and Zhou, K. (1998). Using the Internet in Qualitative Public Health Research: A Comparison of Chinese and Australian Young Womens Perceptions of Tobacco Use. Internet Journal of Health Promotion, 1998. [Online] [2000, June 5].Wild, M. (1999). The anatomy of practice in the use of mailing lists: A case study. Australian Journal of Educational Technology. 15(2), 117-135. [Online], Y. (2000). Using the internet for survey research: A case study. Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 51(1), 57-68.
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