The development and evolution of transactive memory system over time in MUVEs

NISIOTIS, Louis and KLEANTHOUS, Styliani (2018). The development and evolution of transactive memory system over time in MUVEs. In: 2018 10th Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference (CEEC). IEEE, 174-179.

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Abstract

CSCW in education is a topic that drew a lot of attention over the years, and Multi User Virtual Environments (MUVEs) are one of the tools utilized by many educators to support their teaching objectives. MUVEs enable students to connect, immerse and interact with their peers and the environment, and synchronously engage and collaborate in learning activities. Effective communication and collaboration contributes to student learning, and the topic of Transactive Memory System (TMS) within working groups has been found to be very beneficial. TMS relates to the representation of the knowledge possessed by the members of a team that allows identifying who knows what, providing efficiency in collaboration. While the use of educational MUVEs has been thoroughly investigated in the literature, little is known about the use of such environments to support TMS and their relationship with working group dynamics. This paper presents the results of a study investigating the development and evolution of a TMS between groups within a MUVE, in order to better understand the dynamics that need to be considered when using MUVEs to support teaching and learning.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: 10th Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Conference (CEEC) 19th – 21st September 2018, University of Essex, UK.
Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre
Departments - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Faculty of Science, Technology and Arts > Department of Computing
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Depositing User: Louis Nisiotis
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2018 08:11
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2019 10:45
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/22181

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