College

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Date of Last Revision

2021-04-25 18:46:37

Major

Communication

Honors Course

7600:485

Number of Credits

3

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts

Date of Expected Graduation

Spring 2021

Abstract

In our modern day individuals often feel safe being able to say whatever they want from behind a computer. The ability to say whatever we want online has both positive and negative effects. This digital form of communication can bring out both the best and worst in us. Many people in our modern age take this technology and use it to engage in aggressive behavior that may not normally occur or be seen by as many people. In this modern day of internet aggression I wish to explore how the ability to speak freely online and through social media services has negatively impacted conflict in interpersonal relationships. Specifically I wish to focus in on college aged students in the twenty-first century.

Research Sponsor

Heather Walter

First Reader

Bonnie Keiper

Second Reader

Rhiannon Kallis

Honors Faculty Advisor

Kathleen Clark

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