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Sociability in virtual citizen science

Jennett, C; Kloetzer, L; Gold, M; Cox, AL; (2013) Sociability in virtual citizen science. In: Christou, G and Law, ELC and Geerts, D and Nacke, L and Zaphiris, P, (eds.) Proceedings of the CHI 2013 Workshop on Designing and Evaluating Sociability in Online Video Games. (pp. 29 - 32). Self-published: Paris, France. Green open access

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Abstract

Past research suggests that sociability can enhance volunteers’ experiences of virtual citizen science (VCS). We define four types of sociability. We also describe how outreach events - ‘Thinkcamps’ – can be used to support the design of social tools for VCS platforms.

Type: Proceedings paper
Title: Sociability in virtual citizen science
Event: CHI 2013 Workshop: Designing and Evaluating Sociability in Online Video Games
Location: Paris, France
Dates: 2013-04-27 - 2013-05-02
ISBN-13: 9789963290406
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://www.scribd.com/doc/136417975/Proceedings-of...
Language: English
Additional information: Copyright © The Authors 2013.
Keywords: Citizen Science, Sociability, Communities, Serious Games, Design
UCL classification: UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Psychology and Language Sciences (Division of) > UCL Interaction Centre
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1395534
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