Module Import 04WI1011 - Computer Supported Cooperative Work

Status: Published
Workload6 ECTS = 180 hrs
Credits, Weight6 ECTS, (n.s.)
Language of Instruction German or English
Semester (n.s.)
Duration1 Sem.
M/E Elective
Courses
Course No. Type Name MA/EL Workload Credits Contact Hours Selfstudy Group Size
04WI1011-1 Lecture Computer Supported Cooperative Work EL 3 ECTS = 90 hrs 3 ECTS 2 hrs/week = 30 hrs 60 hrs 30
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course a good student will able to explain and provide examples of:

  1. the functionality and business applications of current technologies and tools to support collaborative work
  2. the risks and benefits arising from the use of collaborative technologies in organisations
  3. the ways an organisation can use collaborative technologies to support communication, coordination, cooperation and content management
  4. the information management and business processes associated with the use of collaborative technologies
Content

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04WI1011-1 - Computer Supported Cooperative Work

The lecture provides an introduction to the theories and frameworks relevant to the study of CSCW, an overview of the business issues and challenges organisations face when orchestrating CSCW and an up-to-date analysis and critique of current technologies, tools and methods for supporting collaborative work.

  1. Introduction to Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
  2. Designing the Collaborative Workplace: "Understanding Users and Use"
  3. Communication: "The Nature of Online Interaction"
  4. Cooperation and Collaboration: "Supporting Distributed Work"
  5. Collaboration: "Enterprise 2.0 and Knowledge Sharing"
  6. Coordination: "Facilitating and Automating Joint Work"
  7. Content Combination and Content Management
  8. Compliance: "Legal and Risk Issues"
  9. Contribution and Change: "Deriving Benefits and Managing Adoption"
  10. Social Collaboration Analytics: "Understanding and Improving Use"
  11. Topic Integration and Course Review
Teaching Methods

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Prerequisites

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Examination Methods

Class: written exam

Credit Requirements

Exercise: Collaborative group work. Hand-in of work packages. Final oral presentation (graded). Exercise has to be successfully completed (pass mark) as a prerequisite to take part in the exam.

References

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04WI1011-1 - Computer Supported Cooperative Work

Williams, S.P. (2011): Das 8C-Modell für kollaborative Technologien, in: Schubert, Petra; Koch, Michael (Hrsg.), Wettbewerbsfaktor Business Software, pp. 11-21, München: Hanser, 2011.

Koch, Michael; Richter, Alexander (2007): Enterprise 2.0: Planung, Einführung und erfolgreicher Einsatz von Social Software in Unternehmen, München, Wien: Oldenbourg, 2007.

Responsible / Organizational Unit
Schubert, Petra / Institute for IS Research
Additional Information

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Last change
Apr 24, 2018 by Frey, Johannes
Last Change Module
Oct 28, 2015 by Frey, Johannes