[SLED] voice giveth, voice taketh away
sarah.mcginley at wright.edu
Sun Aug 5 16:56:59 PDT 2007
I like text because I find a fast conversation hard to follow
aurally. Especially if there are several threads interweaving. I can
pick out the conversation I'm trying to be in better in text. I'm an
introvert though, and like my RL groups small.
----- Original Message -----
From: Nanci Burk <nanci.burk at gcmail.maricopa.edu>
Date: Sunday, August 5, 2007 4:21 pm
Subject: RE: [SLED] voice giveth, voice taketh away
To: SL Educators <educators at lists.secondlife.com>, SL Educators
<educators at lists.secondlife.com>
> Addtionally, Ed, in regards to research or group conversations,
> while in
> text we know who is speaking; in voice we cannot identify the
> speaker, unless
> we say our names previous to every comment.
> >-- Original Message --
> >To: SL Educators <educators at lists.secondlife.com>
> >From: Ed Lamoureux <ell at bumail.bradley.edu>
> >Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2007 12:12:10 -0500
> >Subject: [SLED] voice giveth, voice taketh away
> >Reply-To: SL Educators <educators at lists.secondlife.com>
> >kinda like life eh?
> >on the one hand . . . SL was a great place to teach novice
> >qualitative field researchers, cause the text chat put almost
> >everything out in the open . . . and that which wasn't (chat in
> >could be acquired via agreement from subjects. also transcripts
> >easily available for copying and analysis.
> >on the other hand . . . research subjects in RL don't speak in
> >text bubbles. With voice, students will have to learn to take
> >notes so will be better empowered with the tools they might use
> in RL
> >I think it might be a little bit harder to convince subjects to
> >a researcher to join a voice chat for observational purposes . .
> . it
> >"feels" more invasive than does delivering a transcript of an IM
> >chat after the fact . . . so in that regard, I think the change
> >going to make more data inaccessible than it previously was. But
> >that's the way it is in RL too....
> >: >
> >: <
> >Edward Lee Lamoureux, Ph. D.
> >Associate Professor, Multimedia Program
> >and Department of Communication
> >Co-Director, New Media Center
> >1501 W. Bradley
> >Bradley University
> >Peoria IL 61625
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