Jonathan Bishop

Jonathan Bishop is an information technology executive, researcher and writer. Having gained an MSc in E-Learning in 2004 he went on to found the Centre for Research into Online Communities and E-Learning Systems, which now outputs a significant amount of research in these areas. During his MSc he devised the Classroom 2.0 concept, and his Digital Classroom of Tomorrow Project has been replicated across Europe, as discussed in this book. Jonathan has at the time of going to press over 35 publications, and is the most published academic in the area of Internet trolling. He is also a school governor in the Welsh village of Treforest, a private tutor, and a director of an educational social enterprise based in Swansea.

Publications

Detecting Sexual Harassment in Workplace Electronic Communications Networks: The Role of “PROTEGER” for Augmentive Behaviour Monitoring
Jonathan Bishop. © 2019. 36 pages.
Sexual harassment has been a problem within organisations for some time. Its manifestation in electronic communication networks can be seen to amount to cyber-bullying or...
Devising Parametric User Models for Processing and Analysing Social Media Data to Influence User Behaviour: Using Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Social Media Data
Jonathan Bishop. © 2017. 41 pages.
Academia is often plagued with those who define themselves by whether they are “quantitative” or “qualitative.” This chapter contests that when it comes to researching social...
Cyber-Stalking or Just Plain Talking?: Investigating the Linguistic Properties of Rape-Threat Messages as Compulsive Behaviours
Mark Beech, Jonathan Bishop. © 2017. 28 pages.
In the United Kingdom there were a number of rape threats made to prominent public figures who identify feminists. It led to three people being jailed, namely Isabella Sorley...
Developing and Validating the “This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things Scale”: Optimising Political Online Communities for Internet Trolling
Jonathan Bishop. © 2017. 25 pages.
Internet trolling describe the posting of any content on the Internet which is provocative or offensive, which is different from the original meaning online in the 1990s...
Exploring the Counting of Ballot Papers Using “Delegated Transferable Vote”: Implications for Local and National Elections in the United Kingdom
Jonathan Bishop, Mark Beech. © 2017. 17 pages.
Delegated transferable voting (DTV) refers to an approach to counting votes in elections that extends non-preferential voting systems like First Past The Post (FPTP) to include a...
Overcoming the Legal Challenges of News Reporting: A Case Study of a Start-Up News Corporation
Jonathan Bishop. © 2017. 18 pages.
When one thinks of barriers to setting up a news corporation, one might think in terms of the costs of machinery and staffing. This case study of a start-up news corporation...
Detecting Sexual Harassment in Workplace Electronic Communications Networks: The Role of “PROTEGER” for Augmentive Behaviour Monitoring
Jonathan Bishop. © 2017. 36 pages.
Sexual harassment has been a problem within organisations for some time. Its manifestation in electronic communication networks can be seen to amount to cyber-bullying or...
Organisational Architecture and Learning in an Inter-Professional Context: A Case-Study of an Agile Crowd-Funded Software Project Using Contingent Working
Jonathan Bishop. © 2016. 18 pages.
Designing an effective organisational architecture for an undertaking can be considered essential to its success. The way an organisation is designed – or otherwise appears to...
Using the Internet to Make Local Music More Available to the South Wales Community
Jonathan Bishop, Lisa Mannay. © 2016. 16 pages.
Wales is the “land of the poets so soothing to me,” according to its national anthem. The political and economic landscape does not on the whole provide for the many creative...
Network Politics and the Arab Spring
Ashu M. G. Solo, Jonathan Bishop. © 2016. 5 pages.
Network politics is examined in the context of the Arab Spring. Network politics refers to politics and networks. These networks include the Internet, private networks, cellular...
The Role of Geo-Demographic Big Data for Assessing the Effectiveness of Crowd-Funded Software Projects: A Case Example of “QPress”
Jonathan Bishop. © 2016. 21 pages.
The current phenomenon of Big Data – the use of datasets that are too big for traditional business analysis tools used in industry – is driving a shift in how social and economic...
The Need for Separating University Management and Administration from Service Delivery: Reviewing Disability Policy at Four HEIs in Wales
Jonathan Bishop. © 2016. 18 pages.
This chapter looks at how suitable the current equality policies of Wales's universities are to compete in the current economic climate and the changes needed to deliver best...
Supporting Communication between People with Social Orientation Impairments Using Affective Computing Technologies: Rethinking the Autism Spectrum
Jonathan Bishop. © 2016. 14 pages.
A disability is a physical or mental impairment that has an adverse long-term impact on someone's ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. This is often thought of...
Embodying Trust in the Electoral System: The Role of Delegated Transferable Voting for Increasing Voter Choice and Representation of Small Political Parties in the Digital Age
Jonathan Bishop, Mark Beech. © 2016. 14 pages.
This paper proposes a new method for distributing votes in democratic elections in such a way that allows for the public to put their trust in independent candidates or those...
Sticks and Stones Will Break My Euros: The Role of EU Law in Dealing with Cyber-Bullying through Sysop-Prerogative
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 12 pages.
“Sticks and Stones” is a well-known adage that means that whatever nasty things people say, they will not physically harm one. This is not often the case, as bullying, especially...
Trolling Is Not Just a Art. It Is an Science: The Role of Automated Affective Content Screening in Regulating Digital Media and Reducing Risk of Trauma
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 15 pages.
This chapter seeks to explore the role media content ratings play in the age of “Internet trolling” and other electronic media issues like “sexting.” Using ANOVA to validate a...
Supporting Communication between People with Social Orientation Impairments Using Affective Computing Technologies: Rethinking the Autism Spectrum
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 14 pages.
A disability is a physical or mental impairment that has an adverse long-term impact on someone's ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. This is often thought of...
Psychological and Social Implications Surrounding Internet and Gaming Addiction
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 335 pages.
Addiction takes many forms and has the potential to impact individuals of all ages, socio-economic statuses, and ethnic backgrounds. Digital addiction has become one of the...
Reducing Corruption and Protecting Privacy in Emerging Economies: The Potential of Neuroeconomic Gamification and Western Media Regulation in Trust Building and Economic Growth
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 13 pages.
This chapter presents a location-based affective computing system, which can assist growing emerging markets by helping them reduce crime and increase public safety when used in...
Towards a Subjectively Devised Parametric User Model for Analysing and Influencing Behaviour Online Using Neuroeconomics
Jonathan Bishop, Mark M. H. Goode. © 2015. 16 pages.
The quantitative-qualitative and subjectivity-objectivity debates plague research methods textbooks, divide academic departments, and confuse post-modernists as to their...
My Click is My Bond: The Role of Contracts, Social Proof, and Gamification for Sysops to Reduce Pseudo-Activism and Internet Trolling
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 17 pages.
The growth in Internet use is not only placing pressure on service providers to maintain adequate bandwidth but also the people who run the Websites that operate through them....
Reducing Corruption and Protecting Privacy in Emerging Economies: The Potential of Neuroeconomic Gamification and Western Media Regulation in Trust Building and Economic Growth
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 13 pages.
This chapter presents a location-based affective computing system, which can assist growing emerging markets by helping them reduce crime and increase public safety when used in...
The Role of Affective Computing for Improving Situation Awareness in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operations: A US Perspective
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 11 pages.
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones, are a robotic form of military aircraft that are remotely operated by humans. Due to lack of situation awareness, such...
The Need for a Dualist Application of Public and Private Law in Great Britain Following the Use of “Flame Trolling” During the 2011 UK Riots: A Review and Model
Ivan Mugabi, Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 18 pages.
Since time immemorial, the legal systems of Great Britain have often been spoken of highly as pinnacles of democracy. However, the split between criminal law and tort law have...
Determining the Risk of Digital Addiction to Adolescent Targets of Internet Trolling: Implications for the UK Legal System
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 12 pages.
Research on digital addiction has been increasing significantly since the start of the 2010s. What is not currently available is a measurement scale to assess the extent to which...
Avoiding Adverse Consequences from Digital Addiction and Retaliatory Feedback: The Role of the Participation Continuum
Ashu M. G. Solo, Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 16 pages.
This chapter looks at the role of the participation continuum in helping to improve relationships that have been damaged as a result of digital addiction. Digital addiction in...
Cyber-Stalking or Just Plain Talking?: Investigating the Linguistic Properties of Rape-Threat Messages as Compulsive Behaviours
Mark Beech, Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 27 pages.
In the United Kingdom there were a number of rape threats made to prominent public figures who identify feminists. It led to three people being jailed, namely Isabella Sorley...
Using “On-the-Fly Corpus Linguistics” to Systematically Derive Word Definitions Using Inductive Abstraction and Reductionist Correlation Analysis: Considering Seductive and Gratifying Properties of Computer Jargon
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 18 pages.
Computer jargon is something that can either unite people, or draw them apart. This chapter looks at definitions of the terms, ‘trolling,' ‘flame,' ‘flame-war' and...
The Impacts of Alcohol on E-Dating Activity: Increases in Flame Trolling Corresponds with Higher Alcohol Consumption
Jason Barratt, Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 12 pages.
The impact of alcohol on Internet use is relatively unexplored. This chapter presents the results of a study conducted over a period of 1 year, which investigated whether persons...
A Learning Organisation Approach to Software Project Management: Promoting Knowledge Transformation and Interprofessionalism through Crowd-Funded Agile Development
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 26 pages.
This chapter explores how a learning organisation differs from a teaching organisation, such as that each person holds responsibility for their own learning, yet are supported...
The Thin-Blue Web: Police Crime Records of Internet Trolling Show Chivalrous Attitudes That Can Be Resolved through Transfer of Powers
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 25 pages.
This chapter using an empirical data-driven approach to investigate crime recording logs of South Wales Police relating to Internet trolling byand towards different sexes. The...
The Role of Geo-Demographic Big Data for Assessing the Effectiveness of Crowd-Funded Software Projects: A Case Example of “QPress”
Jonathan Bishop. © 2015. 27 pages.
The current phenomenon of Big Data – the use of datasets that are too big for traditional business analysis tools used in industry – is driving a shift in how social and economic...
Gamification for Human Factors Integration: Social, Education, and Psychological Issues
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 362 pages.
With the popularity and ease-of-access to internet technologies, especially social networking, a number of human-centered issues has developed including internet addiction and...
Reducing Corruption and Protecting Privacy in Emerging Economies: The Potential of Neuroeconomic Gamification and Western Media Regulation in Trust Building and Economic Growth
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 13 pages.
This chapter presents a location-based affective computing system, which can assist growing emerging markets by helping them reduce crime and increase public safety when used in...
My Click is My Bond: The Role of Contracts, Social Proof, and Gamification for Sysops to Reduce Pseudo-Activism and Internet Trolling
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 16 pages.
The growth in Internet use is not only placing pressure on service providers to maintain adequate bandwidth but also the people who run the Websites that operate through them....
Towards a Subjectively Devised Parametric User Model for Analysing and Influencing Behaviour Online Using Neuroeconomics
Jonathan Bishop, Mark M. H. Goode. © 2014. 16 pages.
The quantitative-qualitative and subjectivity-objectivity debates plague research methods textbooks, divide academic departments, and confuse post-modernists as to their...
The Psychology of Trolling and Lurking: The Role of Defriending and Gamification for Increasing Participation in Online Communities Using Seductive Narratives
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 18 pages.
The rise of social networking services have furthered the proliferation of online communities, transferring the power of controlling access to content from often one person who...
Transforming Politics and Policy in the Digital Age
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 312 pages.
Digital technology and the Internet have greatly affected the political realm in recent years, allowing citizens greater input and interaction in government processes. The...
We Don't Do Politics: An Analysis and Discussion of Information Seeking Behaviour Research in Relation to the Net Generation
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 16 pages.
Information Seeking Behaviour (ISB) is becoming an interesting topic, especially with the advancement of the World Wide Web and technologically enhanced data collection...
Microeconomics of Education and the Effect of Government Intervention: The Role of Classroom 2.0 in Facilitating the UK Government's Schools Policies
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 13 pages.
While the concept of Classroom 2.0 has been around for over a decade, the concept of electronic and distance learning as a mode to improve education outcomes has existed ever...
Using the Internet to Make Local Music More Available to the South Wales Community
Jonathan Bishop, Lisa Mannay. © 2014. 16 pages.
Wales is the “land of the poets so soothing to me,” according to its national anthem. The political and economic landscape does not on the whole provide for the many creative...
The Pit Head Baths are Now an Internet Café: The Role of Technology in Transforming Audience, Institutions, and Power Structures among Women in Wales
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 16 pages.
The coal fields communities in Wales were once one of the most prosperous places to live in the British Isles. Many people flocked to Wales in search of a new life and...
Trolling for the Lulz?: Using Media Theory to Understand Transgressive Humour and Other Internet Trolling in Online Communities
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 18 pages.
Internet trolling as a term has changed in meaning since it first entered mainstream use on the Internet in the 1990s. In the 2010s, it has come to refer to the posting of...
Conceptualizing Network Politics following the Arab Spring
Ashu M. G. Solo, Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 9 pages.
This chapter defines a new field called network politics. Network politics refers to politics and networks. These networks include the Internet, private networks, cellular...
Digital Teens and the ‘Antisocial Network': Prevalence of Troublesome Online Youth Groups and Internet trolling in Great Britain
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 15 pages.
A concern shared among nearly all generations of adults is that they must do something to tackle the problems in society caused by young people. They often forget that they were...
Dealing with Internet Trolling in Political Online Communities: Towards the This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things Scale
Jonathan Bishop. © 2014. 20 pages.
Internet trolling has become a popularly used term to describe the posting of any content on the Internet which is provocative or offensive. This is different from the original...
Handbook of Research on Didactic Strategies and Technologies for Education: Incorporating Advancements
Paolo M. Pumilia-Gnarini, Elena Favaron, Elena Pacetti, Jonathan Bishop, Luigi Guerra. © 2013. 829 pages.
Recently there has been a growing wave of local initiatives in support of their public schools. Teachers and communities together have been playing an active role in the...
Examining the Concepts, Issues, and Implications of Internet Trolling
Jonathan Bishop. © 2013. 368 pages.
Examining the Concepts, Issues, and Implications of Internet Trolling provides current research on the technical approaches as well as more social and behavioral involvements for...
Cooperative E-Learning in the Multilingual and Multicultural School: The Role of “Classroom 2.0” for Increasing Participation in Education
Jonathan Bishop. © 2013. 14 pages.
The Classroom 2.0 initiative is one of the most fundamental reforms to the way education is performed across the European Union. Starting its life at the Digital Classroom of...
Lessons from the Emotivate Project for Increasing Take-Up of Big Society and Responsible Capitalism Initiatives
Jonathan Bishop. © 2013. 10 pages.
Cooperation and respect for different opinions have been considered prime didactic goals in environmental projects which encourage citizen participation (Tsevreni, 2011). Through...
Increasing Capital Revenue in Social Networking Communities: Building Social and Economic Relationships through Avatars and Characters
Jonathan Bishop. © 2013. 18 pages.
The rise of online communities in Internet environments has set in motion an unprecedented shift in power from vendors of goods and services to the customers who buy them, with...
The Psychology of Trolling and Lurking: The Role of Defriending and Gamification for Increasing Participation in Online Communities Using Seductive Narratives
Jonathan Bishop. © 2013. 18 pages.
The rise of social networking services have furthered the proliferation of online communities, transferring the power of controlling access to content from often one person who...
Networked: The New Social Operating System
Jonathan Bishop. © 2013. 3 pages.
All’s WELL that Ends WELL: A Comparative Analysis of the Constitutional and Administrative Frameworks of Cyberspace and the United Kingdom
Jonathan Bishop. © 2012. 10 pages.
Constitutional and Administrative Law is a core component of legal studies throughout the world, but to date little has been written about how this might exist on the Internet...
The Psychology of Trolling and Lurking: The Role of Defriending and Gamification for Increasing Participation in Online Communities Using Seductive Narratives
Jonathan Bishop. © 2012. 17 pages.
The rise of social networking services have furthered the proliferation of online communities, transferring the power of controlling access to content from often one person who...
Increasing Capital Revenue in Social Networking Communities: Building Social and Economic Relationships through Avatars and Characters
Jonathan Bishop. © 2011. 18 pages.
The rise of online communities in Internet environments has set in motion an unprecedented shift in power from vendors of goods and services to the customers who buy them, with...
The Role of Augmented E-Learning Systems for Enhancing Pro-Social Behaviour in Socially Impaired Individuals
Jonathan Bishop. © 2011. 25 pages.
E-learning systems generally rely on good visual and cognitive abilities, making them suitable for individuals with good levels of intelligence in these areas. A group of such...
The Role of Multi-Agent Social Networking Systems in Ubiquitous Education: Enhancing Peer-Supported Reflective Learning
Jonathan Bishop. © 2010. 17 pages.
Knowledge it could be argued is constructed from the information actors pick up from the environments they are in. Assessing this knowledge can be problematic in ubiquitous...
Increasing Capital Revenue in Social Networking Communities: Building Social and Economic Relationships through Avatars and Characters
Jonathan Bishop. © 2010. 18 pages.
The rise of online communities in Internet environments has set in motion an unprecedented shift in power from vendors of goods and services to the customers who buy them, with...
Understanding and Facilitating the Development of Social Networks in Online Dating Communities: A Case Study and Model
Jonathan Bishop. © 2010. 12 pages.
Online dating is a big business, allowing people from the comfort of their own home to view and read about potential mates all around the world. Different dating sites offer...
Increasing Capital Revenue in Social Networking Communities: Building Social and Economic Relationships through Avatars and Characters
Jonathan Bishop. © 2009. 18 pages.
The rise of online communities in Internet environments has set in motion an unprecedented shift in power from vendors of goods and services to the customers who buy them, with...
Understanding and Facilitating the Development of Social Networks in Online Dating Communities: A Case Study and Model
Jonathan Bishop. © 2009. 12 pages.
Online dating is a big business, allowing people from the comfort of their own home to view and read about potential mates all around the world. Different dating sites offer...