Web-Based Learning Solutions For Communities Of Practice

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Web-Based Learning Solutions for Communities of Practice: Developing Virtual Environments for Social and Pedagogical Advancement provides cutting-edge research on a wide range of topics and discusses their implications within the modern era's broad learning concept. Addressing diverse conceptual, social, and technical issues, this book provides professionals, researchers, and academicians with up-to-date research in developing innovative and more effective learning systems through the use of Web-based technologies.

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Ch. 1 The Impact of Quality E-Feedback as an Element of Social Learning Theory Applied in the Context of E-Learning Communities of Practice Evelyn Gullett Gullett, Evelyn 1

Ch. 2 A Document Reuse Tool for Communities of Practice Aida Boukottaya Boukottaya, Aida Bernadette Charlier Charlier, Bernadette Micael Paquier Paquier, Micael Looc Merz Merz, Looc Stephane Sire Sire, Stephane Christine Vanoirbeek Vanoirbeek, Christine 13

Ch. 3 Tackling Acceptability Issues in Communities of Practice by Providing a Lightweight Email-Based Interface to Social Software Chiu Man Yu Chiu, Man Yu Denis Gillet Gillet, Denis Sandy El Helou Helou, Sandy El Christophe Salzmann Salzmann, Christophe 26

Ch. 4 Supporting Communities of Practice by Advancing Knowledge Management between Hybrid Collaborative Environments Anna De Liddo De Liddo, Anna Grazia Concilio Concilio, Grazia 38

Ch. 5 Using Graphs in Developing Educational Material Thanassis Hadzilacos Hadzilacos, Thanassis Dimitris Kalles Kalles, Dimitris Dionysis Karaiskakis Karaiskakis, Dionysis Maria Pouliopoulou Pouliopoulou, Maria 55

Ch. 6 Using Storytelling as the Pedagogical Model for Web-Based Learning in Communities of Practice Nalin Sharda Sharda, Nalin 67

Ch. 7 Mining Unnoticed Knowledge in Collaboration Support Systems George Gkotsis Gkotsis, George Nikos Tsirakis Tsirakis, Nikos 83

Ch. 8 Live Virtual Technologies to Support Extended Events in Online Communities of Practice Eleftheria Tomadaki Tomadaki, Eleftheria Peter J. Scott Scott, Peter J. Kevin A. Quick Quick, Kevin A. 95

Ch. 9 Individual Learning and Emotional Characteristics in Web-based Communities of Practice Nikos Tsianos Tsianos, Nikos Zacharias Lekkas Lekkas, ZachariasPanagiotis Germanakos Germanakos, Panagiotis Constantinos Mourlas Mourlas, Constantinos 113

Ch. 10 From Collecting to Deciding : Facilitating the Emergence of Decisions in Argumentative Collaboration Manolis Tzagarakis Tzagarakis, Manolis Nikos Karousos Karousos, Nikos Giorgos Gkotsis Gkotsis, Giorgos Vasilis Kallistros Kallistros, Vasilis Spyros Christodoulou Christodoulou, Spyros Christos Mettouris Mettouris, Christos Panagiotis Kyriakou Kyriakou, Panagiotis Dora Nousia Nousia, Dora 128

Ch. 11 An Organizational Knowledge Circulation Management System for Universities Toshie Ninomiya Ninomiya, Toshie Fumihiko Anma Anma, Fumihiko Toshio Okamoto Okamoto, Toshio 143

Ch. 12 Using Web-Based Technologies and Communities of Practice for Transformative Hybrid and Distance Education Nory Jones Jones, Nory Omar J. Khan Khan, Omar J. 156

Ch. 13 The Role of Learner in an Online Community of Inquiry: Instructor Support for First-time Online Learners Martha Cleveland-Innes Cleveland-Innes, Martha Randy Garrison Garrison, Randy 167

Ch. 14 Visualising the Invisible in Science Centres and Science Museums: Augmented Reality (AR) Technology Application and Science Teaching Hannu Salmi Salmi, Hannu Sofoklis Sotiriou Sotiriou, Sofoklis Franz Bogner Bogner, Franz 185

Ch. 15 A Proposed Framework for Designing Sustainable Communities for Knowledge Management Systems Lakshmi Goel Goel, Lakshmi Elham Mousavidin Mousavidin, Elham 210

Ch. 16 An Agent System to Manage Knowledge in CoPs Juan Pablo Soto Soto, Juan Pablo Aurora Vizcamno Vizcamno, Aurora Javier Portillo-Rodrmguez Portillo-Rodrmguez, Javier Mario Piattini Piattini, Mario 230

Ch. 17 A Process-Oriented and Technology-Based Model of Virtual Communities of Practices: Evidence from a Case Study in Higher Education Giustina Secundo Secundo, Giustina Gianluca Elia Elia, Gianluca Cesare Taurino Taurino, Cesare 249

Ch. 18 The IntelCities Community of Practice: The eGov Services Model for Socially Inclusive and Participatory Urban Regeneration Programs Mark Deakin Deakin, Mark 263

Ch. 19 The Argentine IT Professionals Forum: Building the Basis for the Back Office through Communities of Practice Ester Kaufman Kaufman, Ester 285

Ch. 20 Conditions and Key Success Factors for the Management of Communities of Practice Edurne Loyarte Loyarte, Edurne Olga Rivera Rivera, Olga 306

Compilation of References 330

Index 369

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