Citizen Science: Understanding Online User Behaviors and Technologies
Public talk by Corey Jackson, PHD
Friday, October 18, 2019
Bunge Room, 4th floor HC White Hall (room 4207), Helen C. White Hall
The success of online crowdsourcing and peer production platforms depend on the voluntary contributions of people. A persistent problem plaguing crowdsourcing and peer production platforms is encouraging people to join and to remain active contributors. The research reports on the findings of an online field experiment where novelty cues were used to motivate volunteers.
Free and open to the public