Autor: Graham G., Greenhill A., Holmes K., Lintott C., Masters K., Simmons B. D., Woodcock J.
Klíčová slova: Citizen science Paper, Crowdsourcing, Gaming, Intrinsic motivation, Play, Volunteering
Název titulu / periodika: Aslib Journal of Information Management
Rok vydání: 2016
Vydavatel: Emerald Publishing
Obor FORD: 5.1. Psychology and cognitive sciences
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine intrinsic forms of motivation and particular incidents of play, socialisation, fun and amusement on an online crowdsourced citizen science platform. The paper also investigates gamised activity (Greenhill et al., 2014) as a form of intrinsic motivation adding a sense of play to work and tasks (Xu et al., 2012). These concepts are explored through close scrutiny of the online citizen science platform Zooniverse.org. Design/methodology/approach –…