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SIS-MMU-WORKSHOP2012

 

SIS University of Tampere, Finland - MMU Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

WORKSHOP 2012 on Information Technology and People

- Technology, e.g. Computers, Internet, Walk-in Virtual Reality
- People, e.g. from perspectives: users, gender
- Also other related themes, as tourism, design, research methods, open source data

The workshop has two targets:
1. support completing publications (from draft versions towards journal submission)
2. support co-operation within the universities both in research and teaching

Tuesday 17.4.2012 10am – 6pm University of Tampere, SIS, Pinni B 1065

Presentations & discussions about the papers

10:00 Welcome
10:15 Dr. Sheila French: Challenging Women: the experiences of women working
in the discipline of computing
11:00 Dr. Tarja Tiainen: Change in Women's Position at Computer Science
11:45 Coffee
12:00 Dr. Emma-Reetta Koivunen: Visual representations of Shetland in tourism 13:00 Lunch
14:00 Prof. Jenny Rowley: Understanding trust formation in digital information sources:
the case of Wikipedia
14:45 Jo Bates: Open Government Data, Online Collective Action and Policy Change in the UK:
a Neo-Gramscian Approach
15:30 Coffee
15:45 Dr. Deirdre Hynes: Working with the BBC in audience research projects:
a tool kit case study
16:30 Dr. Taina Kaapu: Understanding the Diversity of Users’ Views on Training Simulator
17:15 Prof. Asko Ellman: Effect of the Immersion Level of a Virtual Loader Simulator
of the Sense of Presence
18:00 End of the day

Wednesday 18.4.2012 10am – 6pm Tampere University of Technology

visit in Virtual Reality lab
discussion on co-operation in future

Workshop is organized by

Dr. Deirdre Hynes, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), Dept of Information and Communications, http://www.deirdrehynes.co.uk/

Dr. Tarja Tiainen, University of Tampere, School of Information Sciences (SIS), http://www.uta.fi/sis/yhteystiedot/henkilokunta/tarjatiainen.html

Prof. Asko Ellman, Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Dept of Mechanics and Design (Virtual Design), http://www.tut.fi/en/units/departments/mechanics-and-design/research/virtual/index.htm

 
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