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Wikipedia and the Wisdom of Crowds: A Student Project

Greg Barnhisel, Marcia Rapchak
2014 Communications in Information Literacy  
In this experiment, students showed that they were at an intermediate stage of "personal epistemology" and still had not achieved the level of reflective judgment sought by the school's information-literacy  ...  Students in a senior English class examined the question of whether the 'wisdom of experts' or 'the wisdom of crowds' is more reliable and useful in a writing course by engaging in a parallel Wikipedia  ...  The three ethnographies analyze deeply their writers' own dual personae of credentialed scholarly author and individual human being who worries about the ethics of what he/she is doing in the process of  ... 
doi:10.15760/comminfolit.2014.8.1.158 fatcat:uq75hqpql5h47caqx6rv6tlkpu

Youth and Digital Media: From Credibility to Information Quality

Urs Gasser, Sandra Cortesi Cortesi, Momin Malik, Ashley Lee
2012 Social Science Research Network  
personal ability affects evaluation  ...  search and evaluation as well as the context of the information users.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2005272 fatcat:ym7mq4fj5jd4lghnkpkpsjfjs4

Use and Users of Digital Resources: A Focus on Undergraduate Education in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Diane Harley, Jonathan Henke, Shannon Lawrence, Ian D. Miller, Irene Perciali, David Nasatir
2016 Figshare  
Those who fund and develop digital resources have identified the general lack of knowledge about the level and quality of their use in educational settings as pressing concerns.  ...  the array of uses and users across a wide variety of educational digital resource initiatives.  ...  Additional support was provided by the Hewlett-Packard Company, the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3427445.v1 fatcat:evvnogzwgzfjbmwe6wpvj3ctaa

The Role of Transfer in Designing Games and Simulations for Health: Systematic Review

Derek A Kuipers, Gijs Terlouw, Bard O Wartena, Job TB van 't Veer, Jelle T Prins, Jean Pierre EN Pierie
2017 JMIR Serious Games  
By altering variables, predictions about the behaviour of the system may be made. Simulations have traditionally been considered as types of games.  ...  upon the evaluation of the use of the game in practice.  ...  Machinima The ability of players to make films within virtual games.  ... 
doi:10.2196/games.7880 pmid:29175812 pmcid:PMC5722978 fatcat:he5bwioszfhivnr7jbcznjcnce

Student Evaluation of Faculty:Psychometric Validity of Court's Views

Robert E. Haskell
1997 Education Policy Analysis Archives  
In two previous papers, it was noted that while a controversial history of research on the reliability and validity of student evaluation of faculty (SEF) exists, it has not been typically viewed as an  ...  are reviewed along with the legal principles of Disparate Treatment and Disparate Impact, and the scientific Precautionary Principle in policy decisions.  ...  to justify preconceptions and positions.  ... 
doi:10.14507/epaa.v5n18.1997 fatcat:7wfuxxqtqbe7beyfpjzdh4wm2m

Reconsidering the motivation of learners in educational computer game contexts

Hakan Tüzün, Sasha A. Barab, Michael K. Thomas
2019 Turkish Journal of Education  
The purpose of this study was to identify motivational elements of an online multi-player educational computer game that uses a 3D multi-user environment to immerse children ages 9-12 in educational tasks  ...  from an analysis of interviews with and observations of the 20 children participating in this study.  ...  This article is a part of first author's dissertation study.  ... 
doi:10.19128/turje.546283 fatcat:qhht7rtz6jcchc2zp66gkr3loe

Qualitative research in psychology

1986 Nordisk Psykologi  
Evaluation and qualitative methodology With view to the task of the science of teaching, Tulodziecki (1982) describes empirical evaluation as an appropriate process to assess a theory induced concept  ...  In response to this dilemma, this study tries to reduce the impact of the changing parameters by laying its empirical focus on the user competencies and their promotion.  ...  Here, the pressure to do well and receive good marks has an impact on the emphasis of teaching. 4. Frequently changing evaluations.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00291463.1986.10637281 fatcat:sdxaa7tb4nambmpo3iw7hkwf54

Physicians' Progress Notes [chapter]

Jørgen Bansler, Erling Havn, Troels Mønsted, Kjeld Schmidt, Jesper Hastrup Svendsen
2013 ECSCW 2013: Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 21-25 September 2013, Paphos, Cyprus  
The title of this paper comes from comments made by an 'angry' ethnographer during a debriefing session.  ...  The papers embrace new theories, and discuss known ones. They challenge the ways we think about and study work and contribute to the discussions of the blurring boundaries between home and work life.  ...  Thanks to Tom Rodden for valuable comments on an earlier draft of this paper, and to Mike Fraser, Peter Tolmie, James Norris, and Holger Schnädelbach for useful feedback on this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-5346-7_7 dblp:conf/ecscw/BanslerHMSS13 fatcat:nnouibkakjalzkuugdozzgc5ii

Writing and Response: Theory, Practice, and Research

Anne Ruggles Gere, Chris M. Anson
1990 College composition and communication  
Guised in the cloak of reliability and efficiency, such procedures are instructionally very attractive, and teachers adopt them rapidly, often in spite of their deepest convictions about the complexities  ...  of the writing process.  ...  Acknowledgments An earlier version of this chapter was published in College Composition and Communication, February 1986, 37:56-65.  ... 
doi:10.2307/358169 fatcat:me6eigqx3rgxtgxzddj2gcwbxm

Technical and Business Communication: Bibliographic Essays for Teachers and Corporate Trainers

Alice Philbin, Charles H. Sides
1990 College composition and communication  
This collection of esays addresses the challenges of technical communication and provides detailed information for instructors and researchers who wish to further their knowledge of particular areas within  ...  The essays in this collection also address the problems of a large, complex, and growing academic endeavor. The essays and their authors are: ( 1 ) "Technical Communication and Rhetoric" (Roger E.  ...  of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.2307/358170 fatcat:yrxsxdv5szg4hnyb6vy3dwm3ze

Correspondents Theory 1800/2000: Philosophical Reflections Upon Epistolary Technics And Praxis In The Analogue And Digital

Anthony John Charles Ross, Moss Michael, Susan Stuart
2015 Zenodo  
When we talk about things like the 'lost art of letter-writing' or the 'digital communications revolution,' what do we mean?  ...  following what has been termed the 'empirical turn' in that discipline, this thesis answers such questions by means of a philosophical, comparative study of epistolary technics and praxis in the early  ...  Standing out against the background of so many other takenfor-granted things, it has an essential otherness, an alterity which confronts us and commands attention, invested with "the ability to look at  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.13889 fatcat:mzjqiccd55cmvj7yvm67wzvnlm

Disability Assessment in European States ANED Synthesis Report

Lisa Waddington, Mark Priestley, Roy Sainsbury
2018 Social Science Research Network  
has revealed that in nearly one-third of the cases examined, the assessment procedure was incorrect.  ...  abilities and inabilities of an individual, where the lack of ability is related to a health condition.  ...  Only two of these assessments (the structured assessments in Sweden and the Netherlands) actually sought to identify the capacities or abilities of applicants and to compare them with the abilities needed  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3320419 fatcat:55f3ta36rrcgbiqe547slwznmy

JSE 27:3 Fall 2013 WHOLE ISSUE

Kathleen E Erickson
2013 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
Acknowledgements Preparation of this article was supported by a grant from the Bial Foundation. The authors thank Fiona Permezel for her assistance in recruiting some participants.  ...  Acknowledgments The author expresses his thanks to Prof. Dr. Th  ...  This would explain the striking parallels and similarities among users and is in line with the many individuals convinced of DMT's ability to transport the user to an alternate reality.  ... 
doaj:d348858cce16494d848af2794dcff33d fatcat:caowryjw4fci7jede376ol6rsi

The Practices of Art and Science

Hannah Star Rogers
2018 Leonardo: Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology  
about people and objects that have often fallen outside the scope of science studies research.  ...  By unpacking the ways actors have used these categories, I complicate the division between the realms of art and science, be reflexive about thinking with regard to the categories we use to make sense  ...  In the absence of the original-that is an actual altered doll-the image carries out its intended function: to spread an idea about gender and children's technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1162/leon_a_01668 fatcat:sqjkhivsd5flxd2qq4ehpgkxca

A Defense of (s)crappy Robots [article]

Ryan Jenkins, Mairéad Hurley, Eva Durall, Sebastian Martin
2020 Zenodo  
The experience of trying the activity as a learner will inform a discussion about the qualities of learning that we noticed in the w [...]  ...  Participants will collaborate with others on the design of the machine and share their prototype with the rest of the group.  ...  Additional support was provided by the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES), the National Council of Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq #306272/  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5501878 fatcat:snjtztj37fbbpeszscwhk63uj4
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