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- An Interactive Communication Technology Adoption Model - Communication Theory - Volume 13 Issue 4, November 2003
by Carolyn A. Lin

In the evolving research arena of mediated communication technology adoption and uses, one of the most valuable developments involves the increased integration of distinct communication research traditions. This emerging fusion presents an unprecedented opportunity for communication researchers to share, confer, and challenge the "native" tradition that each has followed. This article proposes an integrated research model and explains how it can serve as the basis for mediated communication technology adoption research. In particular, this proposed model is intended to provide a research framework for studying the factors that help shape adoption decisions of various communication technologies and the potential impact of technology adoption on the social system, audiences, and use patterns.

Publication Type: Article / Chapter / Essay: 20 pages
Publisher: International Communication Association - Blackwell Publishing Ltd. (2003)
Location: Montréal, Canada
Language: English
ISSN: 1050-3293

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