Deception in Computer-Mediated Communication

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Agustinus Rustanta
Desy Misnawati


Computer-mediated communication on distance learning brings various effects on thelecturers and the higher-education students. Distance learning has been performed on campusesin Indonesia since the pandemic of Covid-19. This research aims to describe the students’deception via computer-mediated communication. Interpersonal deception and computer-mediated communication theories are chosen to analyze this deception phenomenon. Data were collected through questionnaires and distributed to students in Jakarta as the red zone of the pandemic ofCovid-19. The findings show the students tended to manipulate information before they deliver it tothe audience and to hide their identity or presence during the virtual classroom.

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Agustinus Rustanta, STIKS Tarakanita



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