- Full Description
This book includes 23 papers dealing with the impact of modern information and communication technologies that support a wide variety of communities: local communities, virtual communities, and communities of practice, such as knowledge communities and scientific communities. The volume is the result of the second multidisciplinary 'Communities and Technologies Conference', a major event in this emerging research field. The various chapters discuss how communities are affected by technologies, and how understanding of the way that communities function can be used in improving information systems design. This state of the art overview will be of interest to computer and information scientists, social scientists and practitioners alike.
- Table of Contents
Table of Contents
- From the conference chairs.
- Sponsors, conference committees, and other reviewers PART 1: LOCAL COMMUNITIES Does the Internet Enhance the Capacity of Community Associations? Christopher Weare, William E. Loges, Nail Oztas.
- Information Technology in Support of Public Deliberation Andrea L. Kavanaugh, Philip L. Isenhour, Matthew Cooper, John M. Carroll, Mary Beth Rosson, Joseph Schmitz.
- Local Communities: Relationships between ‘real’ and ‘virtual’ social capital Sonia Liff.
- Extending Social Constructivism with Institutional Theory: A Broadband Civic Networking Case Murali Venkatesh, Dong Hee Shin.
- Minimalist Design for Informal Learning in Community Computing Mary Beth Rosson, John M. Carroll PART 2: VIRTUAL COMMUNITIES Virtual Community Management as Socialization and Learning Daniel Pargman.
- Sharing Relationships – conflicts of interest in online gift
- giving Jörgen Skågeby, Daniel Pargman.
- Acceptance and Utility of a Systematically Designed Virtual Community for Cancer Patients Jan Marco Leimeister, Helmut Krcmar.
- How to win a World Election: Emergent Leadership in an International Online Community Justine Cassell, David Huffaker, Dona Tversky, Kim Ferriman.
- A Bosom Buddy afar brings a Distant Land near: are Bloggers a Global Community? Norman Makoto Su, Yang Wang, Gloria Mark, Tosin Aieylokun, Tadashi Nakano PART 3: KNOWLEDGE & SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITIES Archetypes of Knowledge Communities J.H.Erik Andriessen.
- Local Virtuality in an Organization: Implications for Community of Practice Anabel Quan
- Haase, Barry Wellman.
- Taking a Differentiated View of Intra
- organizational Distributed Networks of Practice: A Case Study Exploring Knowledge Activities, Diversity, and Communication Media Use Eli Hustad, Robin Teigland.
- Structuring of Genre Repertoire in a Virtual Research Team Roberto Dandi, Caterina Muzzi.
- Principles for Cultivating Scientific Communities of Practice AndreaKienle, Martin Wessner.
- A study of Online Discussions in an Open
- Source Software Community: Reconstructing Thematic Coherence and Argumentation from Quotation Practices Flore Barcellini, Françoise Détienne, Jean
- Marie Burkhardt, Warren Sack PART 4: EXPERIMENTS Citizen Participation through E
- Forum: A Case of Wastewater Issues Vatcharaporn Esichaikul, Valailak Komolrit.
- Commerce, Communities and Government: A Snapshot of the Australian Experience Andrea Howell, Milé Terziovski.
- Collective Action in Electronic Networks of Practice: An Empirical Study of Three Online Social Structures Fredric Landqvist, Robin Teigland.
- Bridging among Ethnic Communities by Cross
- cultural Communities of Practice Gunnar Stevens, Michael Veith, Volker Wulf.
- Supporting Privacy Management via Community Experience and Expertise Jeremy Goecks , Elizabeth D. Mynatt PART 5: SYSTEMS Regulation Mechanisms in an Open Social Media using a Contact Recommender System L. Vignollet, M. Plu, J. C. Marty, L. Agosto.
- Supporting Communities by Providing Multiple Views Alessandra Agostini, Sara Albolino, Flavio De Paoli, Antonietta M. Grasso, Elke Hinrichs Addresses
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