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2016
ACM
4 years 6 months ago
Avalanche Beacon Parks: Skill Development and Team Coordination in a Technological Training Ground
High-risk outdoor recreation allows its enthusiasts to reach unprecedented levels of adrenaline; it also contains risks and requires specific training (in part technological). In ...
Audrey Desjardins, Saul Greenberg, Ron Wakkary, Je...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 6 months ago
Which Way Did They Go? Newcomer Movement through the Zooniverse
Research on newcomer roles in peer production sites (e.g., Wikipedia) is characterized by a broad and relatively wellarticulated set of functionally and culturally recognizable ro...
Corey Brian Jackson, Carsten S. Østerlund, ...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 6 months ago
Almost an Expert: The Effects of Rubrics and Expertise on Perceived Value of Crowdsourced Design Critiques
Expert feedback is valuable but hard to obtain for many designers. Online crowds can provide fast and affordable feedback, but workers may lack relevant domain knowledge and exper...
Alvin Yuan, Kurt Luther, Markus Krause, Sophie Isa...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 6 months ago
To Beam or Not to Beam: A Study of Remote Telepresence Attendance at an Academic Conference
Attending and presenting at conferences is a core part of academic and industrial research. Yet it can sometimes be challenging to attend conferences due to travel restrictions, t...
Carman Neustaedter, Gina Venolia, Jason Procyk, Da...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 6 months ago
Crowdsourcing Queue Estimations in Situ
We present the development and evaluation of a situated crowdsourcing mechanism that estimates queue length in real time. The system relies on public interactive kiosks to collect...
Jorge Gonçalves, Hannu Kukka, Iván S...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 6 months ago
Do Massive Open Online Course Platforms Support Employability?
Past research suggests that many individuals take Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for employment-related reasons. It is unclear, however, how learners leverage MOOCs for emplo...
Tawanna R. Dillahunt, Sandy Ng, Michelle Fiesta, Z...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 6 months ago
Taking Notes or Playing Games? Understanding Multitasking in Video Communication
This paper presents a detailed examination of factors that affect perceptions of and attitudes towards multitasking in video conferencing. We first report findings from interviews...
Jennifer Marlow, Eveline van Everdingen, Daniel Av...
CSCW
2016
ACM
4 years 6 months ago
Learnersourcing Personalized Hints
Personalized support for students is a costly gold standard in education, but it scales poorly with the number of students. Prior work on learnersourcing presented an approach for...
Elena L. Glassman, Aaron Lin, Carrie J. Cai, Rober...
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