عنوان مقاله [English]
A communicative analysis of seminary students’ weblogging means that each weblog is examined in four dimensions: the sender, the message, the media and the audience. Model weblogs are selected through targeted sampling after identifying the students’ various weblogs usually in seven categories, namely political, social, literary, diary, thought, theological, and others, and by considering their at least four-year-long activity and updated status. Following the “Normative Model of Islamic Cyber Media” designed to analyze religious websites, hence unsuitable for weblogs, we have offered a new model for our study that consists of 21 constituents.
In selecting intra-model constituents, items such as correspondence with the four communicative dimensions, comprehensiveness and the necessary proportion for the communicative analysis of weblogs were taken into account.
Subsequently, each of the sample weblogs was analyzed based on the suggested model. The results showed the following characteristics: the mentioning of personal and professional identities in most students’ weblogs, different models of weblogging among male and female students, and reformist students’ utilization of the two- stage process model. In the end, some suggestions are made for more efficient weblogging. These are: group weblogging, intermediate update, validation, specification, etc.