Our paper titled “Affect and Creative Performance on Crowdsourcing Platforms” was accepted to the Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction Conference. The research was led by MIT’s, Rob Morris, to understand how affect can influence creative performance in microtask
Morris, R. Dontcheva, M., Finkelstein, A. Gerber, E. Affect and Creative Performance on Crowdsourcing Platforms,” ACII 2013
When we think about social innovation, we tend to focus on the outcomes—assistive technology for the blind, work for the underemployed, housing for the homeless. But it’s people who work day after day to come up with new ideas and realize better solutions to social challenges. What are these changemakers doing on a day-to-day basis, when not receiving MacArthur Genius Grants for their work? And could you be doing the same? Read the article at Forbes.com
We received an NSF Cyberlearning Grant to study how to bring crowd sourcing into the classroom.