Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Series

Mass Collaboration and Education

Editors: Cress, Ulrike, Moskaliuk, Johannes, Jeong, Heisawn (Eds.)

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  • Presents new theoretical conceptions for understanding mass collaboration in education
  • Brings together researchers from information technology, education, and psychology
  • Offers methods of analyzing massive open online learning environments
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About this book

Mass collaboration on Internet platforms like Wikipedia and Scratch, along with wider movements like the maker space and citizen science, are poised to have profound impacts on learning and education. Bringing together researchers from such fields as: psychology, education, information technology, and economics, the book offers a comprehensive overview of mass collaboration, novel, cross disciplinary, theoretical accounts, and methodological approaches for studying and improving these massively collaborative enterprises. The book is aimed to serve as an information source for researchers, educators, and designers of platforms and learning environments.

About the authors

Ulrike Cress is full professor at the University of Tuebingen and deputy director of the Knowledge Media Research Center. Ulrike Cress conducted many projects about web-based learning (financed by EU, DFG, National and federal ministries of Science. She is Executive Editor of the International Journal of Computer-supported Collaborative Learning and board member of the Educational Psychologist. Furthermore, she is member of the CSCL-Committee within the International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)
  • Mass Collaboration as an Emerging Paradigm for Education? Theories, Cases, and Research Methods

    Cress, Ulrike (et al.)

    Pages 3-27

  • A Brief History of Mass Collaboration: How Innovations Over Time Have Enabled People to Work Together More Effectively

    Collins, Allan

    Pages 31-42

  • Exploring, Understanding, and Designing Innovative Socio-Technical Environments for Fostering and Supporting Mass Collaboration

    Fischer, Gerhard

    Pages 43-63

  • Stigmergic Collaboration: A Framework for Understanding and Designing Mass Collaboration

    Elliott, Mark

    Pages 65-84

  • Mass Collaboration as Coevolution of Cognitive and Social Systems

    Cress, Ulrike (et al.)

    Pages 85-104

Buy this book

eBook $119.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-13536-6
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-13535-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $159.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-79188-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mass Collaboration and Education
Editors
  • Ulrike Cress
  • Johannes Moskaliuk
  • Heisawn Jeong
Series Title
Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Series
Series Volume
16
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-13536-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-13536-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-13535-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-79188-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 411
Number of Illustrations
36 b/w illustrations, 33 illustrations in colour
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