The purpose of this study was to formulate a preliminary conceptual perception about how Kuwaiti college students in the United States use and perceive electronic media. This qualitative study has sought to recognize the utilization habits and perception of Kuwaiti college students in the USA toward electronic media. The study examines the reasons for the high degree of dependency on electronic media by Kuwaiti students in the USA and the most significant features and properties that are available by electronic media, which attract youth attention. This research conducted semi-structured, in-depth interviews with a sample of 15 Kuwaiti college students in the United States. It was concluded that Kuwaiti college students are the major users of recent technology and pioneers of electronic and social media. It also seeks for future investigations to understand whether the demographic characteristics of Kuwaiti college students are affecting their media utilization habits.
|Advisor:||Hayes, Marceline Thompson|
|Commitee:||Fowler, Gilbert, Hall, Holly|
|School:||Arkansas State University|
|School Location:||United States -- Arkansas|
|Source:||MAI 58/03M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Journalism, Communication, Mass communications|
|Keywords:||College students, Electronic journalism, Electronic media, Kuwait, Social media|
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