Dr. Rob Kling
Professor of Information Science and Information Systems
Indiana University


Interview Date


Current research areas

Key Quote

  • "In some ways, in the sense that computerization is a society-wide phenomenon at this point, in industrial societies. It is useful to have a substantial amount of speculation, except when one goes from the research literatures to the popular literatures, the research finding don't pop, they don't lend themselves to sweeping statements that would pop with the average reader."

Key Points/Issues

Selected Bibliography

Hara, Noriko, and Rob Kling. "Student Distress in a Web-Based Distance Education Course." Information, Communication and Society 3, no. 4 (2000): 55779.

Kling , Rob and Charles Dunlop, eds. Computerization and Controversy: Value Conflicts and Social Choices. San Diego, Academic Press, 1991.

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