Influence of virtual world end-user motives on social capital

Data exported for Mohamed's PhD thesis project. The online survey was deployed through SurveyMonkey (www.surveymonkey.com) as an appropriate tool for global data collection—specifically targeting English speaking active end-users. SurveyMonkey facilitates an easy solution to export respondent data into Excel or SPSS. The size of sample in the extant literature that target Second Life, Entropia Universe and World of Warcraft. The data is collecting information regarding end-user demographics, motivations, and social capital.

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  • Description

    Data exported for Mohamed's PhD thesis project. The online survey was deployed through SurveyMonkey (www.surveymonkey.com) as an appropriate tool for global data collection—specifically targeting English speaking active end-users. SurveyMonkey facilitates an easy solution to export respondent data into Excel or SPSS. The size of sample in the extant literature that target Second Life, Entropia Universe and World of Warcraft. The data is collecting information regarding end-user demographics, motivations, and social capital.

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    • Descriptor

      The dataset consists of a file in SPSS (.sav) and comma-separated values (.csv) formats and a data dictionary in PDF (.pdf) format. IP addresses have been removed from the SPSS and CSV files to de-identify them.

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  • Data type dataset
  • Keywords
    • virtual reality
    • virtual worlds
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  • Research themes
    Not aligned to a University theme
    FoR Codes (*)
    • 159999 - Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services not elsewhere classified
    SEO Codes
    • 899999 - Information and Communication Services not elsewhere classified
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  • Start Date 2015/06/04
  • End Date 2015/09/06
  • Time Period
    Spatial (location) coverage
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    Data Locations

    Type Location Notes
    Physical Location Secure data section of the Tropical Data Hub (TDH) archive - eResearch Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia. De-identified data only to be accessed.
    Attachment Mohamed_PhD_Data_Dictionary.pdf Data dictionary (PDF format)
    The Data Manager is: Mohamed Nazir Riad Mohamed
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    Access conditions Conditional
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  • Data record size 5.30 MB
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    The data will be licensed under CC BY-NC: Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 AU
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  • Statement of rights in data Once access to the data has been obtained via negotiation with the data manager, use of the dataset is governed by the CC-BY-NC AU licence.
  • Data owners
      Mohamed Mohamed
    Citation Mohamed, Mohamed Nazir Riad (2017): Influence of virtual world end-user motives on social capital. James Cook University.