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March 06, 2008

ESRC Festival of Social Science: Social Learning in Virtual Worlds

March 06, 2008

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, the Centre for HCIDesign at City University London is organising a virtual seminar onthe topic of "Social Learning in Virtual Worlds" in Second Life!Virtual Worlds (such as Second Life) are increasingly becoming amedium through which young people socialise, work and learn.  Acommunity of researchers and educators are utilising these spaces ...

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January 25, 2008

eye tracking...

January 25, 2008

As some of you might know, we have been awarded a small grant from emerge to look at the link between user interface issues, social software and learning experience. In that study we are going to use eye tracking technologies to capture the way learners interact with social software. Examples of eye-tracking visualizations of user's eye fixations:   Figure 1: An individual's ...

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January 22, 2008

Two-day seminar: Social Learning in Virtual Worlds

January 22, 2008

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, we at City University London are organising a two-day seminar on the topic of "Social Learning in Virtual Worlds"Virtual Worlds (such as Second Life) are increasingly becoming a medium through which young people socialise, work and learn.  A community of researchers and educators are utilising these spaces for their delivery ...

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October 12, 2007

Ben Shneiderman's talk at City University London

October 12, 2007

Ben Shneiderman recently visited our centre (Centre for HCI Design ) at City University London and gave a very interesting talk on Information Visualization that might be of interest to some Emerge people. You can watch the video, listen to the audio or browse the slides from Ben's talk than 100 academics and practitioners attended a very successful ...

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June 28, 2007

Tutorial on Social Network Analysis at British HCI Conference in September...

June 28, 2007

Hi everyone... i thought this might be of interest to the emerge community.I will be delivering a full-day tutorial  on Social Network Analysis (SNA) at the next British HCI conference.  The topic will look very closely at how to research/analyse interactions in online social networks. More information about the tutorial at  can find information about registration etc at the HCI ...

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