Research on a gaming topic through google scholar

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Job Description

We require research on a specific topic as a first part of a literature overview :

1. Search Google scholar for papers with keyword in the title in a particular year.

2. Review the paper quickly to ascertain whether :

A: the paper contains an Empirical Study

A1 : if so, is it an Experimental Study

if its Experimental - what type of experiment? (Comparative, Randomized control trial, 2 x 2 etc) - or where no random assignment took part or there was no control

A2 :or Non-Experimental (subjects are observed without experimental intervention) or through census



is there Quantitative or Qualitative data ? or both?

B : is the paper purely theoretical (i.e no experiments)

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** To show you can do this task, we'd like you to complete the following :

Search "Human Computation Games" in the title of the papers in google scholar.

Pick the top 2 results.

Put the result in a google spreadsheet with the following columns:

Paper URL, Paper Year, Paper Title, Contains Empirical Study (Yes/No), Type of Empirical Study (Comparative, RCT, 2X2, etc), Contains Qualitative Data (Yes/No), Contains Quantative Data (Yes/No).

Send this spreadsheet to us or share the link so we can validate you're doing it right :D

Please take a note of how long it takes you to view 2 papers, so we get an idea of how many you may be able to get through in an hour.

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You must be able to use Google Docs and be available on either Skype or Google Chat

You ought to have a Zotero account - can be free (or set one up for this - as you need to save the papers in a Zotero group)

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