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Designing to support situation awareness across distances: an example from a scientific collaboratory

Diane H. Sonnenwald, Kelly L. Maglaughlin, Mary C. Whitton
2004 Information Processing & Management  
When collaborating across distances, situation awareness is mediated by technology.  ...  We used the framework when designing a scientific collaboratory system. Results from a controlled experimental evaluation of the collaboratory system help illustrate the frameworkÕs utility.  ...  Acknowledgements Our thanks to the study participants and scientists who currently use or plan to use the nanoManipulator; to the team who have and continue to build the nanoManipulator, including Frederick  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2003.10.002 fatcat:ztv3p6z7vvexrf677ogjyddrli

Distances and diversity

Gerhard Fischer
2005 Proceedings of the 5th conference on Creativity & cognition - C&C '05  
Distances (across spatial, temporal, and technological dimensions) and diversity (bringing stakeholders together from different cultures) are important sources for social creativity.  ...  Creative activity grows out of the relationship between individuals and their work, and from the interactions between an individual and other human beings.  ...  The research was supported by (1) the National Science Foundation, grants (a) REC-0106976 "Social Creativity and Meta-Design in Lifelong Learning Communities," and (b) CCR-0204277 "A Social-Technical Approach  ... 
doi:10.1145/1056224.1056243 dblp:conf/candc/Fischer05 fatcat:pdwamtteofdjph5dd7tucfeuru

Distance Matters

Gary M. Olson, Judith S. Olson
2000 Human-Computer Interaction  
We are grateful to Bonnie Nardi, Wendy Kellogg, Paul Resnick, and three anonymous reviewers for useful comments on an earlier draft, as well as numerous colleagues for feedback on oral presentations of  ...  this work in a series of research colloquia.  ...  The collaboratory of space physicists is an example of success.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327051hci1523_4 fatcat:xmdth7lduzf7plkwei6hbdvgxe

Mitigating the effects of distance on collaborative intellectual work

Gary Olson, Judith Olson
2003 Economics of Innovation and New Technology  
People have long been able to carry out some forms of collaborative intellectual work over great distances.  ...  Acknowledgements The research described in this paper was generously supported by the National Science  ...  In a similar example, some scientific collaboratories succeed or fail depending on the amount of inherent collaboration or competition in the field.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10438590303117 fatcat:sgukzcebyjbflcngnk4ealfk6a

Group-to-Group Distance Collaboration: Examining the "Space Between" [chapter]

Gloria Mark, Steve Abrams, Nayla Nassif
2003 ECSCW 2003  
Organizations are moving towards a new type of work: group-to-group collaboration across distance, supported by technologies that connect rooms across distance into large collaboration spaces.  ...  We discuss the challenges that group-to-group collaboration designers face in meeting requirements for supporting these new technologies. 99  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Rebecca Wheeler, Paul DeFlorio, Steve Prusha, and members of the Design Team.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-010-0068-0_6 dblp:conf/ecscw/MarkAN03 fatcat:b5vtzxd27zaejk3a5bmbblkb4q

Creativity Greenhouse: At-a-distance collaboration and competition over research funding

Holger Schnädelbach, Xu Sun, Genovefa Kefalidou, Tim Coughlan, Rupert Meese, James Norris, Derek Mcauley
2016 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
We describe an iterative design and evaluation process to support at-a-distance ideation, group formation, and then competitive development of proposals in a shared virtual space, leading to the detailed  ...  Building on an established funding sandpit mechanism for co-located participants, communication technologies and structures were designed to support similar activities at-a-distance.  ...  We would also like to gratefully acknowledge support from the EPSRC through grants EP/J006688/1 and EP/G065802/1.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2015.10.006 fatcat:njsougivtrby5oh7hvkazo7ofq

Supporting creativity in distributed scientific communities

Umer Farooq, John M. Carroll, Craig H. Ganoe
2005 Proceedings of the 2005 international ACM SIGGROUP conference on Supporting group work - GROUP '05  
We discuss our collaboratory prototype and its existing functionality to support creativity.  ...  We propose three design implications to support creativity in CSCW: integrate support for individual, dyadic, and group brainstorming, leverage cognitive conflict by preserving and reflecting on minority  ...  from an HCI perspective: telescope observations from a distance [54] , the running of magnetic fusion experiments [14] , remote participation in upper atmospheric research [77] , and distributed tools  ... 
doi:10.1145/1099203.1099242 dblp:conf/group/FarooqCG05 fatcat:muamvgql6vd6pac6qail3o6a4q

Evaluation of a Scientific Collaboratory System: Investigating Utility before Deployment [chapter]

Diane H. Sonnenwald, Mary C. Whitton, Kelly L. Maglaughlin
2008 Scientific Collaboration on the Internet  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Our thanks to the study participants; to Martin Guthold, Richard Superfine and Dorothy Erie who generously shared their natural science expertise and data in developing the scientific  ...  This research was supported by the NIH National Center for Research Resources, NCRR 5-P41-RR02170.  ...  For example, the theory of the life world seems to imply that situation awareness is critical to collaboratory systems.  ... 
doi:10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.003.0011 fatcat:ktqvgxiamfat7jb4sanbhhoq4m

Scientific collaboratories in higher education: exploring learning style preferences and perceptions of technology

Diane H. Sonnenwald, Bin Li
2003 British Journal of Educational Technology  
We conducted a repeated-measures study that provided data regarding social interaction learning styles and perceptions of a scientific collaboratory system from 40 university science students working face-to-face  ...  Scientific collaboratories hold the promise of providing students access to specialized scientific instruments, data and experts, enabling learning opportunities perhaps otherwise not available.  ...  Acknowledgments Our thanks to: Chris Wiesen for guidance regarding the statistical analysis in this paper; the study participants; Martin Guthold and Richard Superfine for their natural science expertise  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-8535.00339 fatcat:c4wqfrkxabdx3dlbm6vir5d6qy

Editorial - Standing by Ponds

Jonathan Baggaley
2008 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
would derive greater benefit from media that are actually available to them.  ...  Turning a blind eye to the inaccessibility hurdle, developing-world institutions have pressed on developing web-based ODL materials anyway, with an eager "If we build it, they will come" attitude.  ...  The book should be of interest to all of us engaged in designing effective e-learning environments.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v9i3.588 fatcat:tfc5rojefjhpbnzwc4htsqs2ke

Designing for Creativity in Computer-Supported Cooperative Work

Umer Farooq, John M. Carroll, Craig H. Canoe
2008 International Journal of e-collaboration  
We are investigating the design of tools to support everyday scientific creativity in distributed collaboration.  ...  We conclude by outlining a future research trajectory for designing and evaluating creativity support tools in the context of collaboratories.  ...  Combining our results from this article with our parallel design effort to enhance CiteSeer as a collaboratory, we are currently implementing proof-of-concept prototypes of creativity support tools to  ... 
doi:10.4018/jec.2008100104 fatcat:p6whs4zq45e43jxluk4s5ph5gu

Evaluating a scientific collaboratory

Diane H. Sonnenwald, Mary C. Whitton, Kelly L. Maglaughlin
2003 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
To evaluate a scientific collaboratory system, we conducted a repeated-measures controlled experiment that compared the outcomes and process of scientific work completed by 20 pairs of participants (upper  ...  While the data analysis produced null results, considered as a whole, the analysis leads us to conclude there is positive potential for the development and adoption of scientific collaboratory systems.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Our thanks to the study participants; to Martin Guthold, Richard Superfine and Dorothy Erie who generously shared their natural science expertise and data in developing the scientific tasks  ... 
doi:10.1145/772047.772051 fatcat:ulc2xr25urbn5dqcpewxknoklq

How Collaboratories Affect Scientists from Developing Countries [chapter]

Airong Luo, Judith S. Olson
2008 Scientific Collaboration on the Internet  
For example, in one collaboratory, AIDS researchers need to learn to use what is called an Elispot method. Scientists judge that spot size denotes a positive reaction.  ...  For example, a participant from Taiwan and Korea in Collaboratory D reported that they seldom contacted other collaboratory members.  ... 
doi:10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.003.0021 fatcat:jnvlkhaplfbhjgqksrev2xxvdm

Collaborative visualization: Definition, challenges, and research agenda

Petra Isenberg, Niklas Elmqvist, Jean Scholtz, Daniel Cernea, Kwan-Liu Ma, Hans Hagen
2011 Information Visualization  
We conclude by discussing a research agenda for future work on collaborative visualization and urge for a new generation of visualization tools that are designed with collaboration in mind from their very  ...  with its specific aspects, challenges, and requirements within the intersection of general computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW) and visualization research, and (3) to draw attention to important  ...  For example, Kim et al. 79 developed a toolkit called Hugin that supports collaborative analysis both on shared tabletop displays as well as across distance on remotely connected tabletop displays.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1473871611412817 fatcat:n5ktc4saone73ajskgo5zynnoi

Science Education as Driver of Cyberspace Technology Development [chapter]

Roy D. Pea, Louis M. Gomez, Daniel C. Edelson, Barry J. Fishman, Douglas N. Gordin, D. Kevin O'Neill
1997 Internet Links for Science Education  
This poses a serious design challenge for CoVis pedagogy, which has as its goal the creation of seamless rich media environments to support collaborative learning at a distance.  ...  Science Education as Driver of Cyberspace Technology Development 205 In an example of how we envisioned the Collaboratory Notebook being used, a group of students would begin by developing an idea for  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4615-5909-2_12 fatcat:j4q6oli34bgpvm22rsj72z3wty
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