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Between Initial Familiarity and Future Use: A Case of Collocated Collaborative Writing [chapter]

Susanne Bødker, Anna Maria Polli
2014 COOP 2014 - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems, 27-30 May 2014, Nice (France)  
The analyses help identify three forms of collaborative writing, which are placed in the space between future use possibilities and initial familiarity based on everyday practices.  ...  The initial familiarity leads to two different early practices that get in the way of each other, and the collaborative writing idea.  ...  Our analyses show that users nonetheless bring to the table, past experiences that strongly influence the possibilities of future use.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06498-7_9 dblp:conf/coop/BodkerP14 fatcat:zxmv32qbwnctdigjzklrsfimny

Using Corpus-based Instruction to Explore Writing Variation Across the Disciplines: A Case History in a Graduate-level Technical Editing Course

Ryan K. Boettger
2016 Across the Disciplines  
Though this case history focuses on corpora in a technical editing course, the approaches I describe transfer to any course with a writing component as well as across grade levels and student proficiencies  ...  Understanding the linguistic and rhetorical patterns of an academic discipline strengthens students' abilities to write in professional settings.  ...  of language (or lexical bundles) aid in reader comprehension because they are familiar and commonly used (p. 117).  ... 
doi:10.37514/atd-j.2016.13.1.03 fatcat:6x7zjetgtzenpbvmcxa5x3w6gm

Language teachers' perceptions on the use of OER language processing technologies in MALL

Pascual Pérez-Paredes, Carlos Ordoñana Guillamón, Pilar Aguado Jiménez
2018 Computer Assisted Language Learning  
Our results suggest that teachers' familiarity and use of OER NLPTs are very low.  ...  It was found that teachers prefer computer-based environments over mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets and that teachers' qualification determines their familiarity with a wider range of OER  ...  In all cases, teachers based in Spain showed higher means for both familiarity and use than those from UK.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09588221.2017.1418754 fatcat:cxipgxlosbgbzf6bc7up67ask4

Education Students' Use of Collaborative Writing Tools in Collectively Reflective Essay Papers

Cornelia Brodahl, Nils Kristian Hansen
2014 Journal of Information Technology Education  
Education Students' Use of Collaborative Writing Tools keeping track when editing simultaneously, and failure to produce a unified document.  ...  Over the last few years a number of research papers on the use of these collaborative tools in a teaching and learning environment have been published.  ...   In what way do their experiences motivate them for future use of the tools? A case study is used to answer the questions.  ... 
doi:10.28945/1960 fatcat:j53rz45zufdxlnp6pxeaubmtim

A case study of using HCI methods to improve tools for programmers

Andrew Faulring, Brad A. Myers, Yaad Oren, Keren Rotenberg
2012 2012 5th International Workshop on Co-operative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE)  
For more than five years, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have been collaborating with several SAP teams to improve the usability of SAP's developer tools and programming APIs.  ...  Much research has shown that HCI techniques can improve the tools that developers use to write software.  ...  With the bugs fixed, we were able to complete the common business use case and write a summary report.  ... 
doi:10.1109/chase.2012.6223018 dblp:conf/icse/FaulringMOR12 fatcat:thktstfbgrc3fnzwvtkjbdzfsq

Using Moodle and Other Software Tools in EFL Courses in a Japanese IT University

John Brine, Ian Wilson, Debopriyo Roy
2007 7th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT 2007)  
Examples are provided of freeware and open-source software tools, such as CmapTools for concept mapping and Praat for acoustic analysis that can be used within Moodle to enhance EFL reading, writing, and  ...  An important aspect of our work is the systematization of group process in language and communication courses and the development of a context for experimentation.  ...  Further explorations integrating software tools and Moodle in a group environment include the use of Google Docs and Spreadsheets in a technical writing course.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cit.2007.82 dblp:conf/IEEEcit/BrineWR07 fatcat:iqy4nsdfh5bvloratyzxse2bmy

Using Developer Activity Data to Enhance Awareness during Collaborative Software Development

Inah Omoronyia, John Ferguson, Marc Roper, Murray Wood
2009 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
Software development is a global activity unconstrained by the bounds of time and space.  ...  This paper proposes a shared awareness model that uses information gathered automatically from developer IDE interactions to make explicit orderings of tasks, artefacts and developers that are relevant  ...  Acknowledgements The authors are extremely grateful to the anonymous students who spent a significant amount of time using CRI in their project work and provided insightful feedback during the evaluation  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10606-009-9104-0 fatcat:ymbnq7qjafavnbsw4r27et5aou

How Interactive Whiteboards Can be Used to Support Collaborative Modeling

Gert-Jan de Vreede, Gwendolyn L. Kolfschoten, Mamadou Seck
2009 Journal of universal computer science (Online)  
Visualization is of high importance in this process and thus a logic approach is to involve stakeholders in collaborative modeling.  ...  Users as well as stakeholders, experts and entrepreneurs need to be able to create shared understanding about a system representation in various phases of a design process.  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to thank the interviewees for their time and effort.  ... 
doi:10.3217/jucs-015-16-3126 dblp:journals/jucs/KolfschotenSV09 fatcat:wqp3eoi5qzbchej5gqtzbs3g5u

A focus on purpose: using a genre approach in an EFL writing class

G. Myskow, K. Gordon
2009 ELT Journal  
Qualitative and quantitative data were gathered and trend analysis was implemented to evidence that it is possible to improve this skill by increasing motivation for writing through the use of blogs, developing  ...  The project, which lasted six lessons plus independent work, aimed to help to improve formal letter writing skill by using blogs.  ...  Likewise, there are reports, case studies, and reflective journals, between others that can be written using the formal academic writing style.  ... 
doi:10.1093/elt/ccp057 fatcat:6ilx3uq4zfdjzfs2mektdddade

Intermediated technology use in developing communities

Nithya Sambasivan, Ed Cutrell, Kentaro Toyama, Bonnie Nardi
2010 Proceedings of the 28th international conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '10  
We describe a prevalent mode of information access in lowincome communities of the developing world-intermediated interactions.  ...  of device output in proximate translation, and both input of intent and interpretation of output in surrogate usage.  ...  to our informants, SJS, our AC & reviewers, TEM at MSRI, Prathiba, Mallika, Arvind Venkataramani, Jahmeilah Richardson, Divya Ramachandran, Ann Light, Heather Horst, Don Patterson, Alladi Venkatesh, and  ... 
doi:10.1145/1753326.1753718 dblp:conf/chi/SambasivanCTN10 fatcat:urhuhtqbwnhmphzo2fumhnslai

Using a multi-level approach to implement a primary care mental health (PCMH) program

JoAnn Kirchner, Carrie N. Edlund, Kathy Henderson, Lawrence Daily, Louise E. Parker, John C. Fortney
2010 Families, Systems & Health  
We describe a process for engaging and large health care systems is a complex proactivating stakeholders across individual, cess requiring participation of stakeholders team, organization, and system levels  ...  to imfrom a broad spectrum of professional backplement primary care-mental health integrounds, skill sets, and organizational levgrated care programs in one regional  ...  In addition, given that the case study was a part of a clinical initiative, the evaluation of the program is limited to outcomes that facilitated implementation.  ... 
doi:10.1037/a0020250 pmid:20695673 fatcat:hllxfr7zznarphalvycb7fmvkq

The Contrary Effect of Collaborative Writing on ESL Students' Vocabulary Acquisition

Elnaz Valaei Bakhshayesh
2016 Sociology Study  
All students are in the intermediate level of English language proficiency. For each writing task, five collocations were selected to be taught in the class over a period of five weeks.  ...  Bio Elnaz Valaei Bakhshayesh, Master in English Literature and Language, Arab Open University, Muscat, Oman; research fields: writing error analysis, writing development, collaboration and writing.  ...  Such guidance should automatically provide learners with a higher level of confidence when using the new collocations and as a result applying them correctly.  ... 
doi:10.17265/2159-5526/2016.03.005 fatcat:tmjrunkejjfi7mdygew33orupa


Aycan Demir AYAZ
2017 International Journal of Language Academy  
A case study was used and a total of four observations worth of data was collected and analysed using behavioural categories.  ...  Keywords: collaborative writing, individual writing, writing in a foreign language, writing in a second language, EFL Session F4-A Students' Difficulties and Needs in English as a Medium of Instruction  ...  Micro-teaching as a useful method to familiarize the prospective teachers with teaching practices (Allen, 1965) and to diagnose the weaknesses in their teaching (Amobi & Irwing, 2012; Bailey, 2006;  ... 
doi:10.18033/ijla.3620 fatcat:m4f2ywrjurgbtlozdjunemigu4

Exploring North-South Identities Using NLP: The Image of Spain in the German Weekly Die Zeit

Elisa Garrido
2019 Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies  
Conclusions and future research We have seen how NLP and collocations can be useful, but clearly, information with context and complementary research needs to be gained.  ...  In such a case, the collocations and the meaning of the word can be expected to vary widely over time, "reflecting changes in the discourse environment which in the case of a newspaper corpus can themselves  ... 
doi:10.26431/0739-182x.1284 fatcat:nizwhxklgvcahj5hvodbomlo44

The effect of using online language-support resources on L2 writing performance

Dongkwang Shin, Suh Keong Kwon, Yongsang Lee
2021 Language Testing in Asia  
the effect of using them in a writing assessment setting.  ...  While research on the convenience and flexibility of the writing resources that learners use in real-life writing activities have argued for a re-conceptualization of writing ability, little is known about  ...  Acknowledgements Not applicable Authors' contributions DS, the first author, managed the overall process of conducting this study including data collection, data analysis, and writing up the results.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40468-021-00119-4 fatcat:gkfsttghjbbozmonv26x4qjlqq
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