I'm finally getting around to posting my poster. Click the image for a better view. If you're interested, here's the published paper from the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching which was guided by colleagues like Patricia McGee as well as the journal reviewers.
Hopkins, R. (2011). "What is crowdsourcing?" In A Guide to Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing: Advice from Leading Experts, Ed. Paul Sloane. Hopkins examines crowdsourcing as an innovation rather than a computational engine and ties the technique to business rather than computer or information science literature. The strength of the article is the unique view of crowdsourcing as a… Continue reading and a new beginning
Chen, J. J., Menezes, N. J. & Bradley, A. D. (2011). Opportunities for Crowdsourcing Research on Amazon Mechanical Turk. To appear at CHI 2011 Workshop on Crowdsourcing and Human Computation. The authors review the three research design aspects of a HIT on Amazon Mechanical Turk: HIT settings, worker qualifications, and layout. The strength of the… Continue reading plus these
Goel, S., Reeves, D. M., Watts, D. J., & Penock, D. M. 2010. Prediction Without Markets. Proceedings of the 11th ACM conference on Electronic commerce (EC'10). Cambridge, MA. Despite the current excitement surrounding the advantage of prediction markets to provide accurate forecasts, the authors demonstrate that for at least the domain of entertainment activities (scores… Continue reading and the rest
Felstiner, A. (May 16, 2010). Working the Crowd: Employment and Labor Law in Crowdsourcing. Unpublished paper. The paper provides an analysis of crowdsourcing from a labor law perspective and offers multiple arguments for the application of existing protections to the currently unregulated employment situation. The author brings a wealth of case law to the analysis… Continue reading A few more