Social and Cognitive Determinants in Participating in a Collaborative Platform

Cadernos de Campo: Revista de Ciências Sociais

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Title Social and Cognitive Determinants in Participating in a Collaborative Platform
 
Creator Roch, Joanne; University of Sherbrooke
Roussel, Jean-François; University of Sherbrooke
 
Subject Virtual collaborative platform, pedagogical experience, participation, leadership
 
Description If collaborative tools and platforms facilitate collaboration in principle, they don't do so every time. While organizations invest significantly in implementing collaborative tools, employees often prefer using communication channels they have developed and not those recommended by the organization.
After presenting various investigations describing the issues related to participating in virtual communities of practice, we present an example of implementing this innovative practice in an academic context. We began by putting into place a pilot project with a view to conducting a preliminary quantitative analysis taking into account facilitation strategies as the determining variable in participation and success. A second qualitative analysis based on participant interviews reveals the importance of the concept of usefulness, perceived as a determinant variable in participation.
Our study highlights the social and cognitive dimensions related to participating in collaborative platforms and more precisely describe the factors that encourage or discourage participation.
 
Publisher kassel university press GmbH
 
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Date 2019-10-07
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://online-journals.org/index.php/i-jet/article/view/10529
10.3991/ijet.v14i19.10529
 
Source International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET); Vol 14, No 19 (2019); pp. 93-105
1863-0383
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://online-journals.org/index.php/i-jet/article/view/10529/5967
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Joanne Roch, Jean-François Roussel
 

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