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A Field Study of Use of Synchronous Chat in Online Courses
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By David H. Spencer, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 36
<p>A field study of Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) as used in higher education asks the questions,
   
Leveraging a Wiki to EnhanceVirtual Collaboration in the Emergency Domain
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Connie White, Linda Plotnick, Ronja Addams-Moring, Murray Turoff, and Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 322
In a crisis situation, critical success factors include good preparedness, the availability of trustworthy information and reliable people, and the responders' ability to improvise with the available, functioning tools. Wikis can be used as collaborative g...
   
Correlates of Effectiveness of Learning Networks: The Effects of Course Level, Course Type, and Gender on Outcomes
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Raquel Benbunan-Fich, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 2002
pp. 5b
Data for almost 2000 students allow us to contrast learning outcomes for courses in three different modes of delivery (completely online, mixed, and completely on campus). The analyses are based on three different factors: course level (graduate vs. underg...
   
An Assessment of Group Support Systems Research: Results
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Jerry Fjermestad, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1999
pp. 1021
This paper reports on the results of 200 Group Support Systems (GSS) experiments that hav been published between 1970 and June of 1998. 1582 hypotheses resulting from pairings of independent and dependent variables were categorized and analyzed. The result...
   
An Analysis of the Effects of Mode of Communication on Group Decision Making
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Jerry Fjermestad, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 17
Group Support Systems (GSS) have been thesubject of many investigations and meta-analyses over the past decade. This study presents summarizes and analyzes the results of 100 experiments that used communicationmode as an independent variable. The results s...
   
The Impact of Importance and Distribution on Information Exchange in Team Decision Making: Preliminary Results
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Babajide Osatuyi,Starr Roxanne Hiltz,Jerry Fjermestad
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 3786-3795
This research investigates the effects of information importance and distribution on its exchange in a synchronous distributed team environment. Data are being collected in laboratory studies where subjects interact through a computer-mediated decision sup...
   
Media Choices over Time in Partially Distributed Teams
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Linda Plotnick,Starr Roxanne Hiltz,Rosalie J. Ocker
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 483-492
Collaboration between organizations or between distributed groups in global organizations often is accomplished through the formation of partially distributed teams (PDTs). A PDT has at least two collocated sub teams which are distant from each other. As e...
   
Asynchronous Participatory Exams: Internet Innovation for Engaging Students
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Dezhi Wu, Michael Bieber, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:March 2009
pp. 44-50
The Asynchronous Learning Networks Participatory Examination (APE) is a constructivist approach that fully engages students in the entire exam life cycle. Students design and solve exam questions while evaluating their peers' solutions using an anonymous, ...
 
Understanding Development and Usage of Social Networking Sites: The Social Software Performance Model
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Catherine Dwyer, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, George Widmeyer
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 292
Social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook thrive on energetic social interaction, but the factors that assure this are not well understood. There is a lack of theory that can describe and predict the successful adoption of new social computing s...
   
Increasing Participation in Distance Learning Courses
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Jeffrey S. Saltz, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Murray Turoff, Katia Passerini
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 36-44
The Integrated Participation Evaluation Tool (iPET) is a Web-based application combining social-network analysis and visualization to enable distance learning instructors and students to improve their participation in online discourse and so improve their ...
 
Perceived Benefits and Concerns of Prospective Users of the SmartCampus Location-Aware Community System Test-bed
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Eunhee Kim, Maria Plummer, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Quentin Jones
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 19b
<p>The SmartCampus initiative aims to turn an urban university campus into a living laboratory for location aware community system services. To lay a foundation for this effort, the SmartCampus test-bed is being created through provisioning to 500+ s...
   
Faculty Motivators and De-motivators for Teaching Online: Results of Focus Group Interviews at One University
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Eunhee Kim, Peter Shea
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 3c
What are the most significant factors that motivate and inhibit faculty with regard to teaching in online environments? And what are the specific kinds of experiences that underlie and explain the importance of these factors? Exploring these questions thro...
   
Gaming Emergency Preparedness
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Murray Turoff, Michael Chumer, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Art Hendela, Joe Konopka, Xiang Yao
Issue Date:January 2006
pp. 38
This paper describes the design of a competitive game to support
   
Constructivist Learning with Participatory Examinations
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Dezhi Wu, Michael Bieber, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Hyo-Joo Han
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 10004a
Can we improve the examination process, making it more enjoyable and increasing perceived learning? The participatory exam process provides opportunities for students to learn from creating, reading, answering and grading exam questions. An on-line asynchr...
   
Introduction to the Asynchronous Learning Networks Mini-Track
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By David H. Spencer, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 2
No summary available.
   
The Impacts of Delphi Communication Structure on Small and Medium Sized Asynchronous Groups: Preliminary Results
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Hee-Kyung Cho, Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 2003
pp. 17a
Communication structure is a way of improving the effectiveness of group communications by coordinating group members? individual efforts. This study investigates the use of Delphi, a communication structure which has been widely used to collect ideas and ...
   
Introduction to the Asynchronous Learning Networks Mini-Track
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Jerry Fjermestad
Issue Date:January 2001
pp. 1002
As described in the call for papers, Asynchronous Learning Networks (ALNs) use computer-mediated communication to support online courses of study.
   
Case and Field Studies of Group Support Systems: An Empirical Assessment
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Jerry Fjermestad, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 2000
pp. 1035
This paper presents the results of 38 case and field studies from 57 published papers spanning two decades of group support systems (GSS) research. It organizes the methodology and results of these studies into a four-factor framework consisting of context...
   
Collaborative Discourse Structures in Computer Mediated Group Communications
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Murra Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Michae Bieber, Jerr Fjermestad, Ajaz Rana
Issue Date:January 1999
pp. 2027
Using application oriented conceptual maps to categorize the group discussion would b an advancement in the design of CMC systems to allow much larger groups to collaborat productively. The group meta communication process should allow the group to modify ...
   
Coordination Structure and System Restrictiveness in Distributed Group Support Systems: An Experiment on Coordination Mode and Leadership
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Youngjin Kim, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Murray Turoff
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 145
This study examines coordination processes in Distributed Group Support Systems. A 2x2 factorial design was used to investigate coordination mode and group leadership in an asynchronous environment, as a means of exploring the impact of restrictiveness of ...
   
Learning Effects of Asynchronous Learning Networks: A Comparison of Groups and Individuals Solving Ethical Case Scenarios
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Raquel Benbunan-Fich, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1998
pp. 340
The field experiment described in this paper explores self-reported learning and actual learning outcomes when Asynchronous Learning Networks (ALN) vs. manual methods are used in the individual and group discussion of ethical scenarios. A 2x2 factorial des...
   
Task and Technology Interaction (TTI): A Theory of Technological Support for Group Tasks
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Ajaz R. Rana, Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1997
pp. 66
The Group Support Systems? (GSS) research literature, filled with disjointed empirical investigations, yearns for a theory to guide researchers and practitioners in their efforts to prescribe support technologies for a given group task. A theory of Task an...
   
Enhancing Learning Experiences in Partially Distributed Teams: Training Students to Work Effectively Across Distances
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Rosalie Ocker, Dana Kracaw, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Mary Beth Rosson, Linda Plotnick
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 1-10
Three training modules were designed to decrease ingroup dynamics in Partially Distributed Teams, which have two or more geographically separated subteams. The action research oriented study included 84 student PDTs with nearly 700 members, working on high...
   
Measuring Sense of Community in Groups that Use Social Networking Sites to Promote Collaboration
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Maria Plummer, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Nancy Steffen Fluhr, Roberto Munoz Rosario
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 1-10
This paper describes a scale for measuring
   
Media Choices and Trust in Partially Distributed Global Teams
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Linda Plotnick, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Rosalie J. Ocker
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 1-10
Partially distributed teams (PDTs) are increasingly common in organizations as they collaborate across distance. A PDT has at least two collocated subteams that are geographically distant and communicate by electronic media. This paper reports on a two sem...
   
Developing Reliable Measures of Privacy Management within Social Networking Sites
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Catherine Dwyer, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Marshall Scott Poole, Julia Gussner, Felicitas Hennig, Sebastian Osswald, Sandra Schliesslberger, Birgit Warth
Issue Date:January 2010
pp. 1-10
Social networking sites and other examples of online social spaces have greatly expanded their members' opportunities for self expression and social interaction, while creating significant challenges for online privacy management. Within offline social spa...
   
Trust over Time and Distance in Global Partially Distributed Teams
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Linda Plotnick, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, Rosalie J. Ocker
Issue Date:January 2011
pp. 1-10
Partially Distributed Teams (PDTs), increasingly common in this global economy, have some collocated members in subteams but the subteams are distributed over geographic distance. Trust is crucial for effective team functioning and may be even more so in P...
   
Learning to Work in Partially Distributed Teams: The Impact of Team Interaction on Learning Outcomes
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Rosalie J. Ocker,Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 2012
pp. 88-97
Partially distributed teams (PDTs) consist of two or more sub teams that are separated geographically. This paper presents the results of a study of global partially distributed student teams collaborating over a five-week period. Over one thousand student...
   
Introduction: Social media and collaborative systems for crisis management
Found in: ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI)
By Gloria Mark, Paloma Diaz, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 1-6
Information Systems (IS) meant to help senior managers are known as Executive Information Systems (EIS). Despite a five-decade tradition of such IS, many executives still complain that they bear little relevance to managing a company and, even more, fail t...
     
Online forums supporting grassroots participation in emergency preparedness and response
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Leysia Palen, Sophia B. Liu, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 54-58
"When danger arises, the rule in normal situations is for people to help those next to them before they help themselves."
     
Introduction to the special issue on information systems for an aging society
Found in: ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI)
By Sara J. Czaja, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:September 2006
pp. 309-312
We present a novel way to implement the secret-sharing-based family of revocation schemes of Naor and Pinkas [2003]. The basic scheme of [Naor and Pinkas 2000] uses Shamir's polynomial secret-sharing to revoke up to r users, where r is the degree of the se...
     
Student social graphs: visualizing a student's online social network
Found in: Proceedings of the 2004 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '04)
By Jeffrey S. Saltz, Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:November 2004
pp. 596-599
Most research applying Social Network Analysis (SNA) to online learning has been focused on understanding the social network of the class as an entity. This work, on the other hand, explores student specific analysis (i.e. analyzing each student individual...
     
Asynchoronous learning networks (tutorial session)(abstract only): the theory and practice of collaborative learning online
Found in: Proceedings of the 1996 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work (CSCW '96)
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:November 1996
pp. 5
Goals and content: This tutorial will survey major efforts in asynchronous learing networks and will explore detailed examples of successful projects at teh college and K-12 levels. It will then consider a variety of practical issues including steps for p...
     
Collaborative learning in a virtual classroom: highlights of findings
Found in: Proceedings of the 1988 ACM conference on Computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW '88)
By Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:September 1988
pp. 282-290
Software to support teaching and learning activities was added to a computer-mediated communication system to create a “Virtual Classroom.” Goals included improving access to and the effectiveness of college-level courses, particularly by facil...
     
Productivity enhancement from computer-mediated communication: a systems contingency approach
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 1438-1454
A systems contingency approach to social impacts of computing predicts that productivity enhancement will be a function of a complex interaction of social and technical systems.
     
What makes learning networks effective?
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 56-59
Asynchronous Learning Networks are providing a strong online option to the learning process. Effective ALNs promote student-instructor interaction, emphasize student-to-student collaboration, and generate active participation with appropriate software.
     
Superconnectivity
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 116
The online Risks Forum has long been a hotbed for discussions of the relative merits of openness relating to the dissemination of knowledge about security vulnerabilities. The debate has now been rekindled, and is summarized here.
     
Asynchronous learning networks as a virtual classroom
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Barry Wellman, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 44-49
The online Risks Forum has long been a hotbed for discussions of the relative merits of openness relating to the dissemination of knowledge about security vulnerabilities. The debate has now been rekindled, and is summarized here.
     
Controversies in the design of computer-mediated communication systems: A Delphi study
Found in: Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '82)
By Elaine B. Kerr, Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:March 1982
pp. 89-100
Computer-mediated communication systems represent a fairly new development in interactive computer systems. This paper will summarize the procedures followed in the Delphi survey, and the results and will then turn to a more detailed treatment of the disag...
     
The evolution of user behavior in a computerized conferencing system
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:November 1981
pp. 739-751
Data from 18-month operational trials of the EIES system indicate that the range of features considered valuable in a computer-based communication system increases with the amount of experience gained by using this medium of communication. Simple message s...
     
Human diversity and the choice of interface: A design challenge
Found in: Proceedings of the joint conference on Easier and more productive use of computer systems. (Part - II): Human interface and the user interface - Volume 1981
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:May 1981
pp. 65
As part of a field trial, the Electronic Information Exchange System (EIES) provided a variety of interfaces and user aids. Users were permitted to freely choose from the available variety at any time. They were then asked to report on their frequency of u...
     
User behavior patterns in the Electronic Information Exchange System
Found in: Proceedings of the 1978 annual conference - Volume 2 (ACM '78)
By Murray Turoff, Starr Roxanne Hiltz
Issue Date:January 1978
pp. 659-665
The Electronic Information Exchange System (EIES) is a computerized conferencing system intended to allow both the facilitation of scientific and technical communications and experimentation and research into human information-communication cognitive proce...
     
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