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Author Bracken, Cheryl Campanella
Title Immersed in Media : Telepresence in Everyday Life
Imprint Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 2009
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (273 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Routledge Communication Ser
Routledge Communication Ser
Note Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures and Tables -- Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Part I Telepresence and Entertainment Media -- Chaper 1 Telepresence in Everyday Life: An Introduction -- Chaper 2 Film: The Original Immersive Medium -- Chaper 3 Telepresence and Television -- Chaper 4 Computers and Telepresence: A Ghost in the Machine? -- Chaper 5 Presence in Video Games -- Part II Telepresence and Effects of Media -- Chaper 6 Telepresence and Persuasion -- Chaper 7 Telepresence and Media Entertainment -- Chaper 8 Telepresence and Media Effects Research -- Part III The Future of Telepresence -- Chaper 9 Mediated Presence in the Future -- Chaper 10 The Promise and Peril of Telepresence -- Chaper 11 Popular Media and Telepresence: Future Considerations -- Author Index -- Subject Index
"Over the next few decades, immersive media could fundamentally change the ways humans engage in entertainment, communication, and social interaction.  The current volume takes a step towards understanding this potential paradigm shift, combining insights from pioneers of the field of 'presence' with bright young scholars who bring a new perspective." -Jeremy Bailenson, Stanford University, USA "This book provides an indispensable contribution to scholars in communication studies, computer science and psychology interested in the modes of being present in different media, and offers a careful historical and theoretical framework to the state-of-the-art research."-Anna Spagnolli, University of Padova, Italy "Bracken and Skalski have assembled a collection of works from the world's foremost authorities on telepresence, a topic that has gone understudied for years. Someone has finally assembled a comprehensive volume on the subject. This book is a must not only for those interested in telepresence, but for mass communication scholars of all kinds."-Kenneth A. Lachan, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA Immersed in Media highlights the increasing significance of telepresence in the media field. With contributions representing diverse disciplines, this volume delves into the topic through considerations of popular media types and their effects on users. Chapters in the work explain how the experience of presence can be affected by media technologies, including television, video games, film, and the Internet. They also discuss how presence experience mediates or moderates commonly studied media effects, such as enjoyment, persuasion, and aggression. These discussions are accompanied by overviews of the current state of presence research and its future. Ultimately, this work establishes the crucial role of telepresence in gaining a complete
understanding of the uses and effects of popular media technologies
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bracken, Cheryl Campanella Immersed in Media : Telepresence in Everyday Life Florence : Taylor & Francis Group,c2009 9780415993395
Subject Mass media -- Technological innovations.;Telepresence
Electronic books
Alt Author Skalski, Paul
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