Mass Collaboration and Education by Ulrike CressMass Collaboration and Education by Ulrike Cress

Mass Collaboration and Education

byUlrike CressEditorJohannes Moskaliuk, Heisawn Jeong

Hardcover | February 19, 2016

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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.

Ulrike Cress is full professor at the University of Tuebingen and deputy director of the Knowledge Media Research Center. Ulrike Cress conducted many projects about web-based learning (financed by EU, DFG, National and federal ministries of Science. She is Executive Editor of the International Journal of Computer-supported Collaborativ...
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Title:Mass Collaboration and EducationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:411 pagesPublished:February 19, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:331913535X

ISBN - 13:9783319135359

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Table of 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.