Jeremy Birnholtz

Jeremy Birnholtz

birnholtz_jeremy_newAssociate Professor Jeremy Birnholtz holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Information Studies from the University of Michigan and a B.S from Northwestern University. Birnholtz’s research focuses on human-computer interaction issues, such as attention, information sharing, and collaboration through the use of technology. Birnholtz has lectured and published widely on subjects that include young people’s attention to instant messaging, interruptions in attention in seniors with chronic pain, and deception in text messaging.


Course

Collaboration and Technology
This course focuses on understanding communication and behavior in groups, with a particular focus on the unique and sometimes difficult issues raised by the social use of technologies to collaborate in the workplace. Topics include theories of group and organizational behavior, interpersonal awareness, privacy, trust, technology-mediated communication, and technology evaluation and adoption.