Browse iConference 2013 social media expo (abstracts and videos) by Issue Date

  • Smith, Brittany N.; Lugya, Fredrick K.; Evans, Craig (iSchools, 2013-02)
    urrent search engines satisfactorily return relevant, ranked results to most posed queries. However, when searching on a dense topic for individual or collaborative learning purposes, the highest ranked results retrieved ...

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  • Chua, Thomas; Ong, Chin Leng; Png, Kian Ming; Lau, Aloysius; Toh, Houston; Zhu, Feida; Shim, Kyong Jin; Lim, Ee-Peng (iSchools, 2013-02)
    K-Pop live is a social networking and language learning platform developed by an undergraduate student team from Singapore Management University. K-Pop live aims to combine social media together with gamification to promote ...

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  • Menking, Amanda; Bayo, Ivette; Fullerton, Sean (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Cairn is a proposed geo-social networking mobile application that could help people search for, find, participate in, and tag learning communities, events, and artifacts. The goal of Cairn would be to enable users to find ...

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  • Acker, Amelia; Chalmers, Melissa; Burton, Matt; Wythoff, Grant; Lodato, Thomas (iSchools, 2013-02)
    With exponential increases of information flows on social media platforms, user experiences have become fragmented, cacophonous, and often overwhelming. Such “noise” makes learning on these platforms difficult. By contrast, ...

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  • Miller, Andrew J.; Pasquini, Laura A.; Mills, Leila A.; Evans, Mark (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Observation, interviews, and a pilot study were conducted to identify requirements for social media to support knowledge sharing that will foster organization and growth of the Local Food System (LFS) in Denton, Texas. Due ...

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  • Gubbels, Michael; Yip, Jason; Kim, Jinyoung; Ahn, June (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In this paper we describe SINQ, a prototype mobile social media (SM) application that utilizes social participation to guide learners through an everyday Scientific INQuiry process. The paper outlines the motivation for ...

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  • Spears, Laura; Ramos, Nathaniel, Jr.; Lee, Jisue (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The iMapLibraries project combines social media with online mapping to help users find free lifelong learning classes available at local public libraries. Data on classes is solicited through a social media campaign which ...

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  • Mandel, Jared; Orcutt, Chelsea (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This abstract will explore #ElectionClass is, a course on social media and the 2012 election offered by the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. It will provide an overview of the course structure of ...

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  • Choi, Erik; Kitzie, Vanessa; Hendahewa, Chathra (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Microsoft So.cl combines the collaborative features of a social network and the capabilities of a search engine to create a unique social search environment. The activity of riffing provides a unique twist on a typical ...

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  • Wu, Yanqi; Yan, Jin; Zhang, Yanting; Yu, Xiaohan (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In order to learn history, it ought to be a lifelong learning experience, an engaging one, we strive to build a site that engages people into history and helps them navigate across history with advanced technology. A ...

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  • Yue, Zhen; Jeng, Wei; Jiang, Jiepu; Han, Shuguang; He, Daqing (iSchools, 2013-02)

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  • Josten, Nick; Kift, Jonathan; Trumble, Allison; Winter, Brigid (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This study argues the need for So.cl to identify and promote information gurus within their online learning communities to aid informal learning and foster communication between communities.

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