Tackling Cognitively-Complex Collaboration with CoPe_it!
Nikos Karacapilidis, Manolis Tzagarakis, Nikos Karousos, George Gkotsis, Vassilis Kallistros, Spyros Christodoulou, Christos Mettouris, University of Patras, Greece
IJWLTT Volume 4, Number 3, ISSN 1548-1093 Publisher: IGI Global
CoPe_it! is an innovative Web-based tool that complies with collaborative practices to provide members of communities with the appropriate means to manage individual and collective knowledge during a sense-making and/or decision-making session. In this article, we demonstrate its applicability in tackling cognitively-complex collaboration settings, which are characterized by big volumes of interrelated data obtained from diverse sources and knowledge expressed by diverse participants. We focus on issues related to the representation of such settings and propose an approach to make it easier for participants to follow the evolution of collaboration, comprehend it in its entirety, and meaningfully aggregate data to resolve the issue under consideration.
Karacapilidis, N., Tzagarakis, M., Karousos, N., Gkotsis, G., Kallistros, V., Christodoulou, S. & Mettouris, C. (2009). Tackling Cognitively-Complex Collaboration with CoPe_it!. International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 4(3), 22-38. IGI Global.