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MOOCs and crowdsourcing: Massive courses and massive resources

John Prpić, James Melton, Araz Taeihagh, Terry Anderson
2015 First Monday  
, this work systematizes a comparison of MOOC and crowdsourcing phenomena along these salient dimensions.  ...  Stemming directly from this analysis, we discuss new directions for future research in both fields and draw out actionable implications for practitioners and researchers in both domains.  ...  In respect to the crowdsourcing literature, we advance this literature by providing a comparison of crowdsourcing types across three universal dimensions: IT structure, openness, and crowd type.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v20i12.6143 fatcat:gj5arfwnd5gd7kz3achw4lbby4

How to Work a Crowd: Developing Crowd Capital Through Crowdsourcing [article]

J. Prpic, P. P. Shukla, J. H. Kietzmann, I. P. McCarthy
2017 arXiv   pre-print
In response, we explain what crowdsourcing is, the advantages it offers and how firms can pursue crowdsourcing.  ...  Today, however, firms often refer to crowds in discussions of how collections of individuals can be engaged for organizational purposes.  ...  After an initial type of crowdsourcing is determined (the why) and the crowd construction is completed (the who), the organization needs to decide how it can (1) obtain resources dispersed in a crowd and  ... 
arXiv:1702.04214v1 fatcat:6ugylpyw6rdmre6vfvscjzc6qi

Collective Intelligence in Law Reforms: When the Logic of the Crowds and the Logic of Policymaking Collide

Tanja Aitamurto
2016 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)  
To mention some of those: In traditional policymaking it is a small group of experts making proposals to the policy, whereas in crowdsourced policymaking, it is a large, anonymous crowd with a mixed level  ...  By drawing on data from a crowdsourced law-making process in Finland, the paper shows how the logics of the crowds and policymaking collide in practice.  ...  type of knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2016.349 dblp:conf/hicss/Aitamurto16 fatcat:omvycuj2zjcu3ogdaoh3oi5teq

Value co – creation through crowdsourcing: The case of Squadhelp competition platform

Elena Galateanu (Avram), Silvia Avasilcai, G. Grebenişan, A.V. Pele
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
Thus, in this paper there will be assessed the key features of crowdsourcing processes in terms of the most relevant transitions in value co-creation theory.  ...  The use of case study approach will reveal relevant insights from the Squadhelp competition platform in terms of innovation, crowdsourcing activities and creative co-producers.  ...  From this point of view the authors introduced a reward -based schema and identified a few types of rewards, as presented in table 3.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201818404011 fatcat:cg2fda3j65gjzbgoje3gav57su

Educational crowdsourcing to support the learning of computer programming

Dhiya Al-Jumeily, Abir Hussain, Mohammed Alghamdi, Chelsea Dobbins, Jan Lunn
2015 Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning  
Recent advancements in technology have enabled a shift to occur in teaching and learning.  ...  We are living in a connected world where physical boundaries of attending an institution to gain an education no longer apply.  ...  For example, the Tablet PC is a teaching tool used in engineering courses.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41039-015-0011-3 pmid:30613222 pmcid:PMC6302833 fatcat:as2npvodbbe7zjdgbgva4s3ply

An evaluation methodology for crowdsourced design

Hao Wu, Jonathan Corney, Michael Grant
2015 Advanced Engineering Informatics  
Keywords-crowdsourcing; crowdsourced design methodology; design evaluation; crowdsourced design evaluation criteria; collaborative design, human based genetic algorithm assessment of a crowdsourced design  ...  So, although there have been reports of systems and researchers using Internet crowdsourcing to carry out generative design, there are still many gaps in knowledge about the capability and limitations  ...  Further work will investigate the crowd's performance in 3D design, and explore links between theories of Group Decision Making (GDM) and the crowdsourcing methodologies.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.aei.2015.09.005 fatcat:azkhvgvvdfg2tjw4m5qvenbtqm

Distinguishing 'Crowded' Organizations from Groups and Communities: Is Three a Crowd?

Gianluigi Viscusi, Christopher L. Tucci
2015 Social Science Research Network  
In conventional wisdom on crowdsourcing, the number of people define the crowd and maximizing this number is often assumed to be the goal of any crowdsourcing exercise.  ...  We then propose a typology that may allow managers to position their companies' initiatives among four strategic types: crowd crystals, online communities, closed crowd, and open crowd driven innovation  ...  of platforms such as Innocentive, discussed in what follows for the closed crowd type in the lower right quadrant.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2446129 fatcat:je5qbxrl4zfdhkcs7eubcm7az4

Crowdsourcing as a strategic IS sourcing phenomenon: Critical review and insights for future research

Dorit Nevo, Julia Kotlarsky
2020 Journal of strategic information systems  
A B S T R A C T Fueled by the development of Internet-based platforms that provided its technological foundation, and the need for an agile and uniquely skilled workforce, crowdsourcing has grown from  ...  Guided by our analysis, we offer a road map for future research that brings together fine-grained insights from existing crowdsourcing studies towards developing a high-level, macro-perspective of the  ...  Based on log files for the community, they identified different user types based on out-degree and in-degree centrality, as well as the number of design ideas submitted.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jsis.2020.101593 fatcat:gvp5he2jljd4xgn2xrefs43jd4

Identifying potential uses of crowdsourcing in global health, conflict, and humanitarian settings: an adapted CHNRI (Child Health and Nutrition Initiative) exercise

Kerri Wazny, Kit Yee Chan
2018 Journal of Global Health  
Acknowledgements: We would like to thank Sam Mavandadi for his contribution to the ideas generated and scoring, along with the Crowdsourcing CHNRI Collaborators group.  ...  Disclaimer: The views reflected in this manuscript do not necessarily reflect the authors' organisations. Funding: This study was not funded.  ...  As crowdsourcing is often used to fill a knowledge gap, complete a task or solve a problem, this is not surprising.  ... 
doi:10.7189/jogh.08.020704 pmid:30410741 pmcid:PMC6220355 fatcat:dwthn4kkvvd2pjkwejupvsx77i

Crowd Participation Pattern in the Phases of a Product Development Process that Utilizes Crowdsourcing

Anhtuan Tran, Shoaib Ul Hasan, Joon-Young Park
2012 Industrial Engineering & Management Systems  
, provide a practical guidance for companies to harness the power of the crowd sensibly, and provide experimental data for further research in this field.  ...  The experiment results give a quantitative view of the participation of the crowd (i.e., crowd participation pattern) in various phases of a product design and development process that utilizes crowdsourcing  ...  In a crowdsourced NPD process, other factors such as: NPD phase characteristics ("process" factor), product type and complexity ("product" factor), as well as crowd type and size ("crowd" factor) might  ... 
doi:10.7232/iems.2012.11.3.266 fatcat:g5gg2unrr5atbaahhioq2clrfa

Firms, crowds, and innovation

Teppo Felin, Karim R Lakhani, Michael L Tushman
2017 Strategic Organization  
The purpose of this article is to suggest a (preliminary) taxonomy and research agenda for the topic of "firms, crowds, and innovation" and to provide an introduction to the associated special issue.  ...  We specifically discuss how various crowd-related phenomena and practices-for example, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, user innovation, and peer production-relate to theories of the firm, with particular  ...  Many of the crowd-type practices represent precisely this type of extension of rationality (e.g. O'Mahony and .  ... 
doi:10.1177/1476127017706610 pmid:28690428 pmcid:PMC5480604 fatcat:c5n7xveke5gj5ljjjfnejc66oe

Moderating with the Mob: Evaluating the Efficacy of Real-Time Crowdsourced Fact-Checking

William Godel, Zeve Sanderson, Kevin Aslett, Jonathan Nagler, Richard Bonneau, Nathaniel Persily, Joshua Tucker
2021 Journal of Online Trust and Safety  
In this study, we investigate the effectiveness of a scalable model for real-time crowdsourced fact-checking.  ...  Additionally, both methods perform best when using evaluations only from survey respondents with high political knowledge, suggesting reason for caution for crowdsourced models that rely on a representative  ...  We thank David Rand, Paul Resnick, and their research teams for their comments and feedback. We thank the Hewlett Foundation for their generous support of this project.  ... 
doi:10.54501/jots.v1i1.15 fatcat:xafm52rvtzhsfcx5rwbqzkw2ti

An Agricultural Harvest Knowledge Survey to Distinguish Types of Expertise

Chase Meusel, Chase Grimm, Stephen Gilbert, Greg Luecke
2016 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
Based on the success of this survey as a population segmentation tool, the authors recommend three criteria for the design of future knowledge surveys in other domains: 1) use real world scenarios, 2)  ...  This work describes an agricultural harvest knowledge survey that was created for user research studies that observed experienced combine operators driving a combine simulator in virtual crop fields.  ...  Providing a tool to help differentiate sample populations by subject matter expertise benefits all work that is concerned with a knowledge based set of distribution skills.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1541931213601465 fatcat:77y5rxsbebckvcapjelryaki3e

Gamified crowdsourcing for idiom corpora construction

GülŞen Eryiğit, Ali Şentaş, Johanna Monti
2022 Natural Language Engineering  
This article introduces a gamified crowdsourcing approach for collecting language learning materials for idiomatic expressions; a messaging bot is designed as an asynchronous multiplayer game for native  ...  As opposed to classical crowd-processing annotation efforts in the field, for the first time in the literature, a crowd-creating & crowd-rating approach is implemented and tested for idiom corpora construction  ...  The authors would like to offer their special thanks to Cihat Eryigit for the discussions during the  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1351324921000401 fatcat:i36rqivxbrgnro6mmgf7yexvvq


Xu Chu, John Morcos, Ihab F. Ilyas, Mourad Ouzzani, Paolo Papotti, Nan Tang, Yin Ye
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data - SIGMOD '15  
The advent of knowledge bases (kbs), both general-purpose and within enterprises, and crowdsourcing marketplaces are providing yet more opportunities to achieve higher accuracy at a larger scale.  ...  We propose Katara, a knowledge base and crowd powered data cleaning system that, given a table, a kb, and a crowd, interprets table semantics to align it with the kb, identifies correct and incorrect data  ...  CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK We proposed Katara, the first end-to-end system that bridges knowledge bases and crowdsourcing for high quality data cleaning.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2723372.2749431 dblp:conf/sigmod/ChuMIOP0Y15 fatcat:ednrghnokzae3i7al5h3veou5m
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