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Pages: 4579-4586
Publication year: 2011
ISBN: 978-84-614-7423-3
ISSN: 2340-1079

Conference name: 5th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 7-9 March, 2011
Location: Valencia, Spain

ARAB WOMEN USING INTERNET CASE STUDY THE U.A.E. AND OMAN

K. Aldhaheri

United Arab Emirates university (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
There are trends showing that women using internet around the world is increasing. A new study confirms that Arab women are highly proficient in the use of the internet. This study is investigating the online attitudes and behaviors of Arab women using the internet, case study is UAE and Omani women. This is a comparative study which compares the use of internet of the UAE and Omani women
The study conducted between 2007- 2008 and it’s a descriptive study that aims to describe and investigate the way that Arab women use the internet in two countries (the UAE and Oman). This study is important because it will help to understand the phenomenon of Arab women using internet. Studies of Arab women using internet are rare. In addition, the importance of this study is to lead to deep investigation in the future in the area of Arab women using internet.
The study found that there are no big different between the UAE women and Omani women in using internet. The study has shown that both women are using internet every day between 1- 4 hours daily. Both women use internet for different reasons such as sending and receiving e-mails, to find some information, to read newspaper, to chat with friends, and to learn some skills. The study found that there is a different in using internet for expressing feeling between UAE women and Omani women. 80% of UAE women are using internet to express their feeling while 30% of women are using internet for the same reason. Both women are agree that using internet helped them to understand women issues around the world.
@InProceedings{ALDHAHERI2011ARA,
author = {Aldhaheri, K.},
title = {ARAB WOMEN USING INTERNET CASE STUDY THE U.A.E. AND OMAN},
series = {5th International Technology, Education and Development Conference},
booktitle = {INTED2011 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-614-7423-3},
issn = {2340-1079},
publisher = {IATED},
location = {Valencia, Spain},
month = {7-9 March, 2011},
year = {2011},
pages = {4579-4586}}
TY - CONF
AU - K. Aldhaheri
TI - ARAB WOMEN USING INTERNET CASE STUDY THE U.A.E. AND OMAN
SN - 978-84-614-7423-3/2340-1079
PY - 2011
Y1 - 7-9 March, 2011
CI - Valencia, Spain
JO - 5th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
JA - INTED2011 Proceedings
SP - 4579
EP - 4586
ER -
K. Aldhaheri (2011) ARAB WOMEN USING INTERNET CASE STUDY THE U.A.E. AND OMAN, INTED2011 Proceedings, pp. 4579-4586.
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