Cultural, Behavioral, and Social Considerations in Electronic Collaboration

Cultural, Behavioral, and Social Considerations in Electronic Collaboration

Ayse Kok (Bogazici University, Turkey) and Hyunkyung Lee (Yonsei University, South Korea)
Release Date: November, 2015|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 374
ISBN13: 9781466695566|ISBN10: 1466695560|EISBN13: 9781466695573|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9556-6

Description

The digital age has introduced a deeper sense of connectivity in business environments. By relying more heavily on current technologies, organizations now experience more effective communication and opportunities for collaboration between individuals.

Cultural, Behavioral, and Social Considerations in Electronic Collaboration is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the design and implementation of e-collaboration technology in workplace settings. Featuring extensive coverage on a range of topics relating to the benefits and challenges of these tools, this book is an essential reference source for students, researchers, and practitioners seeking relevant research on the use of digital spaces within organizational contexts.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • 3D Design Thinking Studios
  • Communities of Practice (CoP)
  • E-Collaborative Learning
  • E-Government Applications
  • English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Learning
  • Social Networking Sites
  • Web-based learning

Reviews and Testimonials

Editors Kok and Lee present readers with a collection of academic articles representing the latest contemporary research into the various aspects e-collaboration technology in a variety of workplace settings. The sixteen selections that make up the main body of the text cover digital collaboration in education and research, electronic research collaboration via access grids, exploring the barriers to electronic collaboration, and a great many other related subjects.

– ProtoView Reviews

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Ayse Kok has over 8 years of experience in the field of social, mobile and digital technologies both from a practitioner and from a researcher perspective. She participated in various projects in partnership with international organizations such as UN, NATO and the EU. Previously, she was working for an international bank in Turkey where she established the Digital Learning Unit and has been awarded by Brandon Hall- a leading global institute in L & D practices- in two different categories for her projects. Ayse also acted as an adjunct faculty member in her home town Turkey. Ayse attended various international conferences as a speaker and published several articles in both peer-reviewed journals and academic books. She is the first female graduate student for both MSc and MLitt degrees in her academic field in Oxford University where she also became a member of Oxford Educational Technology Research Group. She is also passionate about philanthropy and is the co-founder of the first non-for-profit Turkish MooC (http://www.UniversitePlus.com) which aims to revolutionize higher education in Turkey.
Hyunkyung Lee has been in the Human Resource Development field for the past 10 years. In her career of 10 years, she has worked with four companies, namely The MASIE Center, HYUNDAI Research Institute & Learning Center, Manager Society Inc., and MAEKYUNG Human Resource Institute. Her professional experiences in the workplace have focused on (1) analyzing the needs of organizations and designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating online and offline training programs; and (2) creating and managing competency development programs for staffs, managers, and executives. She also holds a Ph.D. in Educational Technology and her area of interests are instructional design, educational technology in learning and teaching, collaborative learning, and learning performance in organizations. As an educational technology expert and HRD professional, she is currently teaching undergraduate and graduate students at Yonsei University and conducting various research projects, such as instructional design and development of ICT training programs for K-12 teachers from developing countries and effects analysis on collaborative learning for improving pre-service teachers’ competencies.