Professor of Computer Science
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin
Field of Specialty
Computer-Supported Cooperation. Learning and technology. Cognitive engineering and modeling. Communication and discourse. Intelligent user interfaces.
Volen National Center for Complex Systems 212
Alterman, Richard and Gunnarsson, Bjorn. The blogosphere as representational space. Proc. of 10th International Conference of Computer Supported Cooperative Learning. Madison, WI: 2013. (forthcoming)
Gunnarsson, Bjorn and Alterman, Richard. Understanding promotions in a case study of student blogging. Proc. of Third International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK 2013). Leuven, Belgium: 2013. (forthcoming)
Alterman, Richard and Larussoson, Johann. "Participation and common knowledge in a case study of student blogging." International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (2013).
Gunnarsson, Bjorn and Alterman, Richard. Predicting failure: A case study in co-blogging. Proc. of LAC 2012 (Learning Analytics Conference). Vancouver, Canada: 2012.
Alterman, Richard & Larusson, Johann. Students producing thick descriptions. Proc. of Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Learning. Hong Kong: 2011.
Alterman, Richard and Larusson, Johann. "Collaborative sensemaking in the blogosphere." Proceedings of 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2010.
Alterman, Richard and Larusson, J.. Modeling Participation within a Community. Proc. of 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. 2009.
Larusson, J. and Alterman, Richard. Visualizing Student Activity in a Wiki-mediated Co-blogging Exercise. Proc. of Proceedings of Computer Human Interaction. 2009.
Larusson, Johan. and Alterman, Richard. "Wiki environments for learning." Wired for Learning: An educators guide to Web 2.0. Ed. Kidd, T. and Chen, I., 2009. 137-153.
Larusson, Johann and Alterman, Richard. "Wikis to support the "collaborative part" of collaborative learning." Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning 4. 4 (2009): 371-402.
Alterman, Richard. "Activity and Convention." Topoi: An International Review of Philosophy 27. (2008): 127-138.
Krisler, Brian & Alterman, Richard. Training towards mastery. Proc. of NordiChi. 2008.
Alterman, Richard & Larusson, J.. Technology in a Context: Enabling students to collaboratively participate at the interface of computation and social science.. Proc. of Proceedings of Computer Supported Coopertative Learning. 2007.
Alterman, Richard. "Representation, Interaction, and Intersubjectivity." Cognitive Science 35. 5 (2007): 815-841.
Larusson, J. & Alterman, Richard. Tracking online collaborative work as representational practice: Analysis and tool.. Proc. of Proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference. Springer-Verlag, 2007.
Introne, Joshua & Alterman, Richard. "Structuring Coordination to Provide Intelligent Assistance in Groupware." User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction 16. 3:4 (2006): 249-280.
Taneva, Svetlena, Alterman, Richard, and Hickey, Timothy. Collaborative Learning; Collaborative Depth. Proc. of 27th Annual Cognitive Science Society. 2005.
Alterman, Richard & Garland, A.. "Autonomous Agents that Learn to Better Coordinate." Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems 8. 3 (2004): 267-301.
Alterman, Richard & Kirsh, David, ed. Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003.
Feinman, Alex & Alterman, Richard. Discourse Analysis Techniques for Modeling Group Interaction.. Proc. of Ninth International Conference on User Modeling. 2003.
Alterman, Richard & Garland, Andrew. "Convention in Joint Activity." Cognitive Science 25. 4 (2001): 611-657.
|COSI||111a||Topics in Computational Cognitive Science|
|COSI||118a||Computer Supported Cooperative Learning|
|COSI||133b||Internet and Society|
|COSI||215a||Advanced Topics in Computer Supported Cooperation|