CPSC 689/602--Spring 1997
Computer-Supported Cooperative Work


Paper Report

Title: Communication Modes and Task Performance
Authors: John Short, Ederyn Williams, and Bruce Christie
Citation: The Social Psychology of Telecommunications, pp77-89, 1976
Reprinted in: Baecker, R.M, Readings in Groupware and Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, San Francisco, 1993 , pp.169-176.


This paper explores the relationships between communication modes and group performance on tasks such as bargaining and problem solving. Most experiments compares the face-to-face to audio-only communication and the effect on group behavior.

Studies in this paper include :

There are some interesting question discuessed in the class, such as :
Report prepared by: Haowei Hsieh, Email: haowei@cs.tamu.edu
Discussion date: 01/31/97            Report date: 02/03/97