SPAGNOLLI ANNA

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Scientific sector M-PSI/05 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
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Office hours
Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00 via Venezia 8, IV piano, studio n. 04 021 Dal 16 al 30 Aprile il ricevimento verrà sospeso per partecipazione a convegni.
Starting April 16 to April 30 office hours will stop due to conference attendance.
(updated on 17/04/2018 14:59)

Proposals for thesis
Mediated communication (SMS; Instant Messaging, Forum, Chat, Blog, ...)
Persuasive technology
Presence and telepresence
User experience with advanced ICT

Curriculum Vitae
2015 - present: Associate Professor, Dept. of General Psychology, University of Padova;
2002-2015: Assistant Professor, Dept. of General Psychology, University of Padova;
2002: Ph.D. in Social Psychology, University of Padova.
September 2000-March 2001: Visiting student, Center for Language, Interaction and Culture, University of California at Los Angeles.
April-June 2000: Visiting student, Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition (LCHC), University of California at san Diego
1997: Master degree (Laurea) in Work and Organizational Psychology, summa cum laude, University of Padova.

CURRENT SCIENTIFIC AFFILIATIONS and SERVICES
Affiliated to UNIPD Human Inspired Technology research centre, to the ACM and to the International Society for Conversation Analysis. Faculty member and president of the teaching committee of the doctoral program in 'Brain, mind and computer science'. Coordinator of the Advanced courses for scientific research ('CARS') at the Dept. of General Psychology. Member of the Ethics Committee of the HIT centre. Member of the GAV in the BS program in PSychological Science and in the Msc program in Psicologia Cognitiva Applicata. Member of the editorial board of Virtual Reality (Springer).

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
Social psychology and communication (in English; 2016-current); Analisi delle interazioni e della comunicazione mediata (2014-current), Analisi delle Pratiche Conversazionali (2008-2013), Nuovi Ambienti di Comunicazione (2007-2008), Ergonomia e Analisi del Lavoro (Univ. of Trento, 2007-2010), Atteggiamenti e Pratiche Discorsive (2005-2008), Metodi Qualitativi (2005-2008), Prese di posizione e relazioni sociali (2004-2005), Opinioni ed Atteggiamenti (2003-2004)

GRADUATE COURSES
Human- computer interaction (in English, 2018), user experience (in English, 2017, 2015), serious games (in English, 2016)

AWARDS
(October 2010) NOKIA Ubimedia Award for the BeAware project
(April 2002) ‘Highly Commended Award’ from Literati Club, Emerald to the paper ‘Legitimating technologies: ambiguity as a premise for negotiation in a networked institution’, G. Mantovani, A. Spagnolli
(May 2002) Award from the Italian Psychology Association for best Ph.D. dissertation in Social Psychology

INVOLVEMENT IN INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS
VisualMusic (H2020-ICT n. 731986); 'Mindsee' (FP7 - ICT 611570); 'CultAR' (ICT for access to cultural resources’ n. 601139); 'NEW-IP' (Executive Agency for Health and Consumers n. 2010 12 07);'SeniorChannel' (AAL-2009-2 n.090); 'CEEDS', Integrated Project (ICT n. 258749);'Beaware' (INFSO-ICT n. 224557; Democracy, Cities and Drugs (Public Health Program n. 2007306); (contract with Honda Motor Europe) Honda Riding Trainer Psychological Evaluation; 'PASION' Integrated Project (FP6-2004-IST-4 n.027654)‘ELDERGAMES’ (2005-IST-5 n. 034552); ‘EMMA’ (IST-2001-39192); ‘VEPSY Updated’ (IST 2000-25323)

Research areas
- Action-based approach to mediated presence
- EM/CA studies of mediated interaction
- Persuasive technology and serious games
- Prosocial behavior in virtual reality
- Behavioral and action-based methods in human-computer interaction
- Ethic implications of symbiotic technologies

Publications
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS BY AREA OF RESEARCH

- Action-based approach to mediated presence

Gamberini, L., & Spagnolli, A. (2015). An Action-Based Approach to Presence: Foundations and Methods. In Immersed in Media (pp. 101-114). Springer, Cham.

Spagnolli, A., Varotto, D., & Mantovani, G. (2003). An ethnographic, action-based approach to human experience in virtual environments. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 59(6), 797-822.

Spagnolli, A., & Gamberini, L. (2002). Immersion/Emersion: Presence in hybrid environments.

- EM/CA studies of mediated interaction

Arminen, I., Licoppe, C., & Spagnolli, A. (2016). Respecifying mediated interaction. Research on Language and Social Interaction, 49(4), 290-309.

Spagnolli, A., & Gamberini, L. (2007). Interacting via SMS: Practices of social closeness and reciprocation. British Journal of Social Psychology, 46(2), 343-364.

SPAGNOLLI, A., GAMBERINI, L., & RENÒ, L. (2006). Mediated pointing and the corporeal field.

- Persuasive technology and serious games

Spagnolli, A., Chittaro, L., & Gamberini, L. (2016). Interactive persuasive systems: a perspective on theory and evaluation. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 32(3), 177-189.

Spagnolli, A., Corradi, N., Gamberini, L., Hoggan, E., Jacucci, G., Katzeff, C., ... & Jonsson, L. (2011). Eco-feedback on the go: Motivating energy awareness. Computer, 44(5), 38-45.

- Prosocial behavior in virtual reality

Gamberini, L., Cottone, P., Spagnolli, A., Varotto, D., & Mantovani, G. (2003). Responding to a fire emergency in a virtual environment: different patterns of action for different situations. Ergonomics, 46(8), 842-858.

Gamberini, L., Chittaro, L., Spagnolli, A., & Carlesso, C. (2015). Psychological response to an emergency in virtual reality: Effects of victim ethnicity and emergency type on helping behavior and navigation. Computers in Human Behavior, 48, 104-113.

- Behavioral and action-based methods in human-computer interaction
Gamberini, L., Spagnolli, A., Corradi, N., Sartori, G., Ghirardi, V., & Jacucci, G. (2014). Combining implicit and explicit techniques to reveal social desirability bias in electricity conservation self-reports. Energy Efficiency, 7(6), 923-935.
Gamberini, L., Spagnolli, A., Miotto, A., Ferrari, E., Corradi, N., & Furlan, S. (2013). Passengers’ activities during short trips on the London Underground. Transportation, 40(2), 251-268.
Gamberini, L., Spagnolli, A., Prontu, L., Furlan, S., Martino, F., Solaz, B. R., ... & Lozano, J. A. (2013). How natural is a natural interface? An evaluation procedure based on action breakdowns. Personal and ubiquitous computing, 17(1), 69-79.
Jacucci, G., Spagnolli, A., Chalambalakis, A., Morrison, A., Liikkanen, L., Roveda, S., & Bertoncini, M. (2009, August). Bodily explorations in space: Social experience of a multimodal art installation. In IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 62-75). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

- Ethic implications of symbiotic technologies
Spagnolli, A., Conti, M., Guerra, G., Freeman, J., Kirsh, D., & van Wynsberghe, A. (2016, September). Adapting the System to Users Based on Implicit Data: Ethical Risks and Possible Solutions. In International Workshop on Symbiotic Interaction (pp. 5-22). Springer, Cham.

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2017/18
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
PS1087 COMMON PSP3049125 ANALYSIS OF INTERACTIONS AND MEDIATED COMMUNICATION
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 1st Year First
semester
ITA ANNA SPAGNOLLI
PS1978 COMMON PSP3049125 ANALYSIS OF INTERACTIONS AND MEDIATED COMMUNICATION
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17
Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA ANNA SPAGNOLLI
PS2192 COMMON PSP5070129 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND COMMUNICATION
Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18
Current A.Y. 2017/18
9 1st Year Second
semester
ENG ANNA SPAGNOLLI