Monique Janneck



Mechanisms supporting a shared representation of activities—or awareness—within a group of people are an important prerequisite for successful computer supported cooperative activities. This article highlights the design of awareness mechanisms from a social psychological viewpoint of human behaviour in and within groups. Based on this, design guidelines for awareness functions supporting cooperative activities—with an emphasis on promoting social awareness—are proposed and evaluated empirically. Results show that users’ awareness was influenced positively as predicted by the design guidelines.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Janneck M. (2009). DESIGNING FOR SOCIAL AWARENESS OF COOPERATIVE ACTIVITIES . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-81-4, pages 463-470. DOI: 10.5220/0001754204630470

in Bibtex Style

author={Monique Janneck},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
SN - 978-989-8111-81-4
AU - Janneck M.
PY - 2009
SP - 463
EP - 470
DO - 10.5220/0001754204630470