Barnes, Stephen D.
College for Professional Studies
MS Information Technology Management
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The online social networking (OSN) phenomenon has grown dramatically over the past decade, with websites such as Facebook and Twitter becoming household names. Although a lot of literature exists on online social networking systems, little exists on these systems' practical impact on the offline world, beyond cyberspace. Similarly, little attention has been given to the use of these systems by persons who are blind or have other disabilities. This research attempts to redress this situation by exploring the relationship between the usage of OSN systems and professional achievement for persons who are blind.
Date of Award
© Steven Kurutz
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Kurutz, Steven A., "Professional Implications of Using Online Social Networking Systems By Persons Who Are Blind" (2010). Student Publications. 341.