Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Series

Barriers and Biases in Computer-Mediated Knowledge Communication

And How They May Be Overcome

Editors: Bromme, Rainer, Hesse, Friedrich W., Spada, Hans (Eds.)

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This books deals with computer-mediated cooperation and communication scenarios in teaching and learning situations, leisure activities (e.g. laypersons looking for expert information on the internet), and net-based communication at work. Such scenarios will become increasingly important. But the successful use of such computer-mediated settings is not trivial. Cooperative learning and work itself requires special skills and strategies. And the technical settings with sometimes restricted, sometimes new possibilities for communication add problems on top of the cooperation itself. What are the barriers in computer-mediated communication for cooperative learning and work? Which are the most relevant biases in computer-mediated information processing? Based on empirical research the contributors from psychology, education and computer sciences offer different perspectives on the nature and causes of such barriers. The chapters also give an answer to the question how it might be possible to overcome these barriers and biases to fully gain advantage from the new technical opportunities. These results and answers are of interest for students as well as for researchers in all fields related to the use and evaluation of computer software in communication settings.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Barriers, Biases and Opportunities of Communication and Cooperation with Computers: Introduction and Overview

    Rainer Bromme, Friedrich W. Hesse, Hans Spada

    Pages 1-14

  • Facilitating Collaborative Knowledge Construction in Computer-Mediated Learning Environments with Cooperation Scripts

    Armin Weinberger, Markus Reiserer, Bernhard Ertl, et al.

    Pages 15-37

  • Barriers and Biases in Computer-Mediated Expert-Layperson-Communication

    Rainer Bromme, Regina Jucks, Anne Runde

    Pages 89-118

  • Enhancing Sociability of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Environments

    Paul A. Kirschner, Karel Kreijns

    Pages 169-191

  • Designing Biases That Augment Socio-Cognitive Interactions

    Pierre Dillenbourg

    Pages 243-264

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eBook $199.00
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Hardcover $259.00
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Softcover $259.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4419-3720-9
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Barriers and Biases in Computer-Mediated Knowledge Communication
Book Subtitle
And How They May Be Overcome
Editors
  • Rainer Bromme
  • Friedrich W. Hesse
  • Hans Spada
Series Title
Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Series
Series Volume
5
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-24319-1
DOI
10.1007/b105100
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-24317-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3720-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 334
Topics