Sonja Kabicher

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The main scientific aim of this study was to investigate how Computer Science students regarded their social networks among study colleagues. The study was conducted at the Research Lab for Educational Technologies (University of Vienna) in order to find connecting factors for improving students' networks by means of curricular design as well as in single(More)
Peer review is used as an effective quality assurance measure in many contexts, including science, business, programming or education. In education, several studies confirmed the positive effects of peer reviewing on student learning. Based on recent research concerning the role of media in the peer review process this study investigates how students(More)
The higher education sector is faced with several strategic decisions in order to maximize quality, impact, and competitiveness. In the context of “engineering” of competences and learning outcomes one core challenge is the inclusion of curriculum stakeholders in prioritizing subject-specific and generic competences in study programs. In this paper we(More)
Basically there are two options to display process change: (a) showing the corresponding process model before and after the change, or (b) including change tracking options within the process model. In this paper we want to find out how to support users best in grasping process changes. For this, first of all, a conceptualization of Change Tracking Graphs(More)
Organizations often have to deal with large collections of business process models and compliance rules. Particular challenges in this context are compliance checks, consistency checks, and the maintenance of the process and rule repositories. In case that a-priory knowledge about dependencies within the process base and the rule base is not available,(More)
In the context of business process modeling, the transformation of process information elicited from process participants into process models often remains a black box. This paper presents a method that supports the designer to extract a formal business process model from natural language captured in written form in a transparent and traceable way. To-do’s(More)
Accurate process model elicitation continues to be a time consuming task, requiring skill on the part of the interviewer to process information from interviewees. Many errors occur in this stage that would be avoided by better activity recall, more consistent specification and greater engagement by interviewees. Situated cognition theory indicates that 3D(More)
Process-Aware Information Systems (PAIS) support organizations in managing and automating their processes. A full automation of processes is in particular industries, such as service-oriented markets, not practicable. The integration of humans in PAIS is necessary to manage and perform processes that require human capabilities, judgments and decisions. A(More)