Collaborative Technologies And Applications For Interactive Information Design

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Collaboration used during technological development often has a focus on user-centered design and rapid prototyping, with a strong people-orientation. Collaboration Technologies and Application for Interactive Design: Emerging Trends in User Experiences covers a wide range of emerging topics in collaboration, Web 2.0, and social computing, with a focus on technologies that impact the user experience. This cutting-edge reference source provides the latest international findings useful to practitioners, researchers, and academicians involved in education, ontologies, open source communities, and trusted networks.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605667270
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 3/25/2011
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 A Technology for Pattern-Based Process Design and its Application to Collaboration Engineering 1

Ch. 2 Pattern-Based Tool Design for Shared Knowledge Construction 19

Ch. 3 Creative Waves: Exploring Emerging Online Cultures, Social Networking and Creative Collaboration through e-Learning to Offer Visual Campaigns for Local Kenyan Health Needs 39

Ch. 4 Enhancing University Students' Interaction and Learning through Formative Peer-Assessment Online 52

Ch. 5 Preparing the Next Generation of Innovators through Collaboration 67

Ch. 6 Social Networking Sites (SNS) and the 'Narcissistic Turn': The Politics of Self-Exposure 82

Ch. 7 Wikis for Collaboration & Knowledge Management: Current Practices & Future Directions 97

Ch. 8 Maximizing Collaboration Using Topic Maps-Based Ontology 116

Ch. 9 Collaborative Retrieval Systems: Reusable Information Quests 126

Ch. 10 Automatically Evaluating the Quality of Contents Created in Collaborative Knowledge Building 137

Ch. 11 Speak First, Then What? 149

Ch. 12 Collaboration in Open Source Domains: A Perspective on Usability 167

Ch. 13 Lights, Camera, Action! Via Teacher Librarian Video Conferencing 179

Ch. 14 Collaboration in Risk Markets 189

Ch. 15 Collaborative Design: An SSM-Enabled Organizational Learning Approach 202

Ch. 16 How do Collaborative Technologies Affect Innovation in SMEs? 222

Ch. 17 Enabling On-Line Deliberation and Collective Decision-Making through Large-Scale Argumentation: A New Approach to the Design of an Internet-Based Mass Collaboration Platform 236

Ch. 18 Gender and Diversity in Collaborative Virtual Teams 260

Compilation of References 278

Index 317

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