E-Collaboration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, And Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 160566653X
  • ISBN-13: 9781605666532
  • DDC: 658.046
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1890 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released May 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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This set addresses a range of e-collaboration topics through advanced research chapters authored by an international partnership of field experts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Contributors.
E-Collaboration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications.
About the Editor.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
2: A Basic Definition of E-Collaboration and its Underlying Concepts.
3: e-Collaboration Concepts, Systems and Applications.
4: Prerequisites for the Implementation of E-Collaboration.
5: Computer Mediated Collaboration.
6: Computer-Mediated Knowledge Sharing.
7: A Classification of Communities of Practice.
8: Sociotechnical Theory and Communities of Practice.
9: Group Decision Support Systems.
10: A Generic Definition of Collaborative Working Environments.
11: Computer-Supported Collaborative Work and Learning: A Meta-Analytic Examination of Key Moderators in Experimental GSS Research.
12: Collaborative vs. Cooperative Learning: The Instructor’s Role in Computer Supported Collaborative Learning.
13: Government Funding of E-Collaboration Research in the European Union: A Comparison with the United States Model.
14: Knowledge Transfer: Revisiting Video.
15: Development and Design Methodologies.
16: A Use-Centered Strategy for Designing E-Collaboration Systems.
17: Design Patterns for Facilitation in E-Collaboration.
18: E-Collaboration: A Dynamic Enterprise Model.
19: A Social Informatics Framework for Sustaining Virtual Communities of Practice.
20: Customizing Multimedia and Collaborative Virtual Environments.
21: Concurrency Control in Real-Time E-Collaboration Systems.
22: Web-Based Collaboration and Decision Making Support: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach.
23: A Case Study of Web-Based Collaborative Decision Support at NASA.
24: An Ontological Approach to Managing Project Memories in Organizations.
25: Designing Interactive and Collaborative E-Learning Environments.
26: Reframing Information System Design as Learning Across Communities of Practice.
27: Developing REALSpace: Discourse on a Student-Centered Creative Knowledge Environment for Virtual Communities of Learning.
28: Resurrecting Graduate Conversation through an Online Learning Community.
29: Tools and Technologies.
30: Collaborative Technologies, Applications, and Uses.
31: Characterization and Classification of Collaborative Tools.
32: A Macro-Level Approach to Understanding Use of E-Collaboration Technologies.
33: Technological Challenges to the Research and Development of Collaborative Working Environments.
34: Using Collaborative Technology in Group Facilitation.
35: Emergent Networks in Computer-Supported Groups.
36: Adopting Tools for Online Synchronous Communication: Issues and Strategies.
37: Utilizing Web Tools for Computer-Mediated Communication to Enhance Team-Based Learning.
38: Decision Support Software.
39: Blogging Technology and its Support for E-Collaboration.
40: Academic Weblogs as Tools for E-Collaboration Among Researchers.
41: Collaborative E-Learning Using Semantic Course Blog.
42: Blogs as a Social Networking Tool to Build Community.
43: The Use of the CMC Tool AMANDA for the Teaching of English.
44: Using Virtual Worlds to Assist Distributed Teams.
45: Videoconferencing as an E-Collaboration Tool.
46: Instant Messaging as an E-Collaboration Tool.
47: Group Support Systems as Tools for HR Decision Making.
48: Collaboration Intricacies of Web 2.0 for Training Human Resource Managers.