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Conversation Analysis of Video-Mediated Communication

Conversation Analysis of Video-Mediated Communication

Rintel, S. (2015).  Conversation Analysis of Video-Mediated Communication: Interactional Repair of Distortion in Long-Distance Couples’ Video Calls. Sage Research Methods. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473947481. Ethnomethodology and the related fields of Conversation Analysis and Membership Categorisation Analysis investigate how the local production of practical, social understandings is a situated achievement. This is typically undertaken through a close analysisRead more about Conversation Analysis of Video-Mediated Communication[…]

SonicAIR: Supporting independent living with reciprocal ambient audio awareness

SonicAIR: Supporting independent living with reciprocal ambient audio awareness

Baharin, H., Viller, S., & Rintel, S. (2015). SonicAIR: Supporting independent living with reciprocal ambient audio awareness. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 22, 4, Article 18, 1-23. DOI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2754165. Abstract Sonic Atomic Interaction Radio (SonicAIR) is an ambient awareness technology probe designed to explore how connecting the soundscapes of friends or family members might reduce the isolation ofRead more about SonicAIR: Supporting independent living with reciprocal ambient audio awareness[…]

Me For You: Lessons About Everyday Video Messaging From Skype Qik

Me For You: Lessons About Everyday Video Messaging From Skype Qik

Rintel, S., Harper, R., Watson, R., and O’Hara, K. (2015). ‘Me For You’: Lessons About Everyday Video Messaging From Skype Qik. Workshop on Everyday Telepresence: Emerging Practices and Future Research Directions. In this position paper we outline the opportunities and challenges of pure asynchronous video messaging as an everyday utility. We recruited 53 users to try SkypeRead more about Me For You: Lessons About Everyday Video Messaging From Skype Qik[…]

Video Calling in Long-Distance Relationships: The Opportunistic use of Audio/Video Distortions as a Relational Resource

Video Calling in Long-Distance Relationships: The Opportunistic use of Audio/Video Distortions as a Relational Resource

Update: Now free and open access! The online version is the definitive version as it has embedded video examples. Rintel, S. (2013). Video Calling in Long-Distance Relationships: The Opportunistic use of Audio/Video Distortions as a Relational Resource. The Electronic Journal of Communication / La Revue Electronic de Communication (EJC/REC) Special issue on Videoconferencing in Practice:Read more about Video Calling in Long-Distance Relationships: The Opportunistic use of Audio/Video Distortions as a Relational Resource[…]

Special Issue: Videoconferencing in Practice: 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities

Special Issue: Videoconferencing in Practice: 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities

My Special Issue on Videoconferencing in Practice: 21st Century Challenges was published today in The Electronic Journal of Communication / La Revue Electronic de Communication (EJC/REC) 23 (1&2). If your university does not subscribe to EJC/REC please email myself or article authors for article copies (and ask your library to subscribe!). The issue features a keynote article by veteran mediaRead more about Special Issue: Videoconferencing in Practice: 21st Century Challenges and Opportunities[…]

Tech-tied or tongue-tied? Technological versus social trouble in relational video calling

Tech-tied or tongue-tied? Technological versus social trouble in relational video calling

Tech-tied or tongue-tied? Technological versus social trouble in relational video calling: Thursday 3pm, Pikake 3, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 46.  The title in the HICSS program is the original draft title: Techs, ties, and video chat: Technological trouble as a conversational resource in online relationships. Abstract: Maintaining a relationship via video calling requires intertwiningRead more about Tech-tied or tongue-tied? Technological versus social trouble in relational video calling[…]

What’s going on here? The pedagogy of a data analysis session

What’s going on here? The pedagogy of a data analysis session

Harris, J., Theobald, M., Danby, S., Reynolds, E., Rintel, S. (2012). What’s going on here? The pedagogy of a data analysis session. Pp. 83-95 in Lee & Danby (Eds.) Reshaping doctoral education: International Approaches and Pedagogies. London: Routledge. [Format: Local PDF of first proof] Abstract: Data analysis sessions are a common feature of discourse analytic communities, often involving participantsRead more about What’s going on here? The pedagogy of a data analysis session[…]

AIEMCA 2012 Conference: Knowledge and Asymmetries in Action

AIEMCA 2012 Conference: Knowledge and Asymmetries in Action

I’m honoured to be the Conference Chair for the biennial AIEMCA 2012 conference. The Call For Papers has just been released. The conference theme is Knowledge and Asymmetries in Action. It will be held on November 29 – 30, 2012  at The Ship Inn, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Confirmed Keynote Speakers Associate Professor Michael Emmison (Retired), The University of Queensland,Read more about AIEMCA 2012 Conference: Knowledge and Asymmetries in Action[…]