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Title Learning in communities : interdisciplinary perspectives on human centered information technology / John M. Carroll, editor
Published London : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 266 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Human-computer interaction series, 1571-5035
Human-computer interaction series.
Contents Introduction -- Section 1 -- Community Inquiry and Informatics -- The Participant-Observer in Community-based Learning as Community Bard -- Learning in Communities -- Spiders in the Net -- Designing Technology for Local Citizen Deliberation -- Supporting the Appropriation of ICT -- Developmental Learning Communities -- Social Reproduction and its Applicability for Community Informatics -- Communities, Learning and Democracy in the Digital Age -- Radical Praxis and Civic Network Design -- Section 2 -- Local Groups Online -- Community-based Learning -- Sustaining a community computing infrastructure for online teacher professional development -- Expert Recommender -- Patterns as a Paradigm for theory in community based learning -- Infrastructures as Institutions -- Supporting Community Emergency Management Planning through a Geo-collaboration Software Architecture
Summary People continually learn through their participation with others in everyday activities. This title gathers together the scholarly materials directly emanating from a workshop held in August 2005, when a multidisciplinary group of scholars met at Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology to discuss 'learning in communities'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Human-computer interaction -- Social aspects -- Congresses
Non-formal education -- Congresses
Computer-assisted instruction -- Congresses
Community education -- Congresses
EDUCATION -- Adult & Continuing Education.
EDUCATION -- Non-Formal Education.
Community education.
Computer-assisted instruction.
Human-computer interaction -- Social aspects.
Non-formal education.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Carroll, John M. (John Millar), 1950-
ISBN 9781848003323