Autor: Ajani Z., Cox A. L., Eveleigh A., Fuchs B., Gold M., Iacovides I., Jennett J., Kloetzer L., Mathieu K., Schneider D., Talsi Y.
Rok vydání: 2016
Vydavatel: Open Access
Obor FORD: 5.3. Educational sciences
Online citizen science projects have demonstrated their usefulness for research, however little is known about the potential benefits for volunteers. We conducted 39 interviews (28 volunteers, 11 researchers) to gain a greater understanding of volunteers’ motivations, learning and creativity (MLC). In our MLC model we explain that participating and progressing in a project community provides volunteers with many indirect opportunities for learning and creativity. The more aspects that volunteers are involved in, the more likely…