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Designing a collaborative, computer-mediated research project (MIS)


Designing a collaborative, computer-mediated research project (MIS)

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In this project students use both synchronous (Web conferencing) and asynchronous (Google Sites) tools to research a topic in the field of management information systems. The students start by signing up for a topic using a shared Google doc. Then they use Google calendar to schedule their only face-to-face meeting. At this meeting they discuss a collaboration plan and the rest of the work is done via computer-mediated communication tools. One the day of their presentation they present their... More
Material Type: Assignment
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: November 13, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 03, 2014
Submitter: Jami Cotler
Keywords: computer-mediated communication, web conferencing, management information systems, HCI, wikis, collaboration, synchronous communication, asynchronous communication


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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Access to Google tools (calendar, docs, sites)
Access to a video conferencing program (WebEx, Skype, DimDim)
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States


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