BITE-5389 - Ellis Article Evaluation #2

BITE-5389 - Ellis Article Evaluation #2 - I have chosen:...

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I have chosen: Pfeil, U., Zaphiris, P., & Ang, C. S. (2006). Cultural differences in collaborative authoring of Wikipedia. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication , 12 (1), article 5. Retrieved February 7, 2007. Wikis are the perfect collaborative medium for the autonomous personality. Because it is a collaboration, differences in our backgrounds can often lead to a misinterpretation of the information contributed. Words have different connotations in different cultures and even the differences between phrases like “could you” and “can you” can change the tone of a request. Once we take into account the fact the internet is a worldwide medium, we have to remember that the differences in our cultures, background, age groups and even our educational processes will make a huge difference in how information is interpreted. The study tries to investigate the ways in which wiki contributor’s backgrounds and cultural differences effect the information that they contribute. Wikipedia is has articles written in
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