M.A. (Master of Arts)
Department of Communication
Online information services; Bereavement--Computer network resources; Funeral supplies industry--Computer network resources; Computer networks--Social aspects; Internet--Social aspects
This paper accompanies the creative thesis website EternityFields.com Online Cemetery and Memorial. Included in the paper is the theoretical foundation for creation of this website as well as a detailed analysis of the steps involved in its development. The primary purpose of this website is to give friends and family members of the deceased a way to mourn and pay their respects regardless of their current location. An obvious benefit of creating a website as a means of remembrance, as opposed to a video, is that it has the ability to be expanded upon and modernized thereby preventing it from being outdated or outmoded.
Apgar, Kevin W., "EternityFields.com online cemetery and memorial" (2000). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 2914.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -33)