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Intra- and Inter-Cultural Usability in Computer-Supported Collaboration

Ravi Vatrapu and Dan Suthers

Journal of Usability Studies, Volume 5, Issue 4, August 2010, pp. 172 - 197

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About the Authors

Ravi Vatrapu

Ravi Vatrapu

Ravi Vatrapu is an assistant professor at the Center for Applied ICT of the Copenhagen Business School. His research interests are in comparative informatics, computer-supported intercultural collaboration, computer-supported collaborative learning, and digital democracy. His current focus is on conducting theory-based empirical studies of socio-technical affordances and developing an empirically-informed theory of technological intersubjectivity. He holds a PhD in Communication and Information Sciences from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

 

Dan Suthers

Dan Suthers

Dan Suthers is professor in the Department of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, where he directs the Laboratory for Interactive Learning Technologies and is Chair of the interdisciplinary Communication and Information Sciences program. His current focus is on social affordances—how software interfaces influence collaborative learning and problem solving processes in small groups and the formation of relationships and social capital in online communities. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.