Internet Mediated Research: Challenges and Issues

  • Keshnee Padayachee University of South Africa
Keywords: Online Surveys, Social Media, Design Science Methodology, Delphi Technique

Abstract

This article surveys the challenges of and issues associated with conducting internet mediated research. The article explores the use of online platforms and in particular social media platforms for research purposes. Additionally the methodological considerations are demonstrated with examples from the author's praxis. The review involves examining two case studies based on the design science methodology and the Delphi technique. This paper evaluates the performance of these methods under the internet mediated research paradigm.

Author Biography

Keshnee Padayachee, University of South Africa
Keshnee Padayachee is an associate professor in the Institute for Science and Technology Education at the University of South Africa.
Published
2016-12-16
Section
Research Papers