Facilitating exploratory conversations : Here and now

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)32_Refereed conference paper (with ISBN/ISSN)Not applicablepeer-review

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICIS 2007 Proceedings - Twenty Eighth International Conference on Information Systems
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Conference

Title28th International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS 2007
PlaceCanada
CityMontreal, QC
Period9 - 12 December 2007

Abstract

The format of academic conferences has generally remained unchanged for decades. It has on the whole been taken for granted despite major advances in communication technologies. The panel's objective is to learn if and how computer-mediated conversations increase the audience's participation level and capability to offer, discuss, and refine exploratory comments that a speaker's paper might stimulate. To this end, we propose an experiential exercise in which the audience will use an internet-based wiki to support exploratory conversations while listening to Bob Zmud's lecture about 'Overcoming Cognitive Boundaries in Knowledge Sharing' and then discussing it. To manage the complexity and risk of the experiment, we will offer access to the wiki to the FIRST 20 registrants. (If interested, please email Dov.Teeni

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  • Online learning, Wikis

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Facilitating exploratory conversations : Here and now. / Majchrzak, Ann; Wagner, Chris; Sengupta, Kishore; Zmud, Robert.

ICIS 2007 Proceedings - Twenty Eighth International Conference on Information Systems. 2007.

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)32_Refereed conference paper (with ISBN/ISSN)Not applicablepeer-review