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Title Mass collaboration and education / Ulrike Cress, Johannes Moskaliuk, Heisawn Jeong, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Computer-supported collaborative learning series
Computer-supported collaborative learning.
Contents I. Different Theoretical Views on Mass Collaboration -- A History of Mass Collaboration.- Social and Systemic Epistemology -- Mass Collaboration as Co-Evolution between Cognitive and Social Systems -- Cultures of Participation -- From Distributed Cognition to Collective Intelligence -- II. Tools and Environments for Mass Collaboration -- Collective Knowledge in Tagging Environments -- Participatory Discovery Networks: The Future of Online Learning -- Collaboration and Cooperation -- Language Technology for Mass Collaboration in Education -- Mass Collaboration as a Basis of Procedures for E-Participation -- III. Wikipedia as a Tool to Analyze Mass Collaboration -- Individual vs. Collaborative Information Processing: The Case of Biases in Wikipedia -- A Tool for Analyzing Language Points of View in Wikipedia -- Understanding and Bridging the Points of View in the Wikipedia Language Gap -- SNA in Wikipedia
Summary Mass collaboration on Internet platforms like Wikipedia and Scratch, along with wider movements like the maker space and citizen science, are poised to have profound impacts on learning and education. Bringing together researchers from such fields as: psychology, education, information technology, and economics, the book offers a comprehensive overview of mass collaboration, novel, cross disciplinary, theoretical accounts, and methodological approaches for studying and improving these massively collaborative enterprises. The book is aimed to serve as an information source for researchers, educators, and designers of platforms and learning environments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 15, 2016)
Subject Group work in education.
Computer-assisted instruction.
Education -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Form Electronic book
Author Cress, Ulrike, editor
Moskaliuk, Johannes, editor
Jeong, Heisawn, editor
ISBN 331913535X
3319135368 (electronic bk.)
9783319135366 (electronic bk.)