ISBN-10:
1846289041
ISBN-13:
9781846289040
Pub. Date:
06/21/2007
Publisher:
Springer London
Communities and Technologies 2007: Proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference, Michigan State University 2007 / Edition 1

Communities and Technologies 2007: Proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference, Michigan State University 2007 / Edition 1

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Overview

This book covers the relationship between information and communication technologies (ICTs) and communities – both physical and virtual. The chapters deal with such subjects as online social network communities, implicit online communities, tools for researching communities, user generated content communities, communities of practice, and trust in communities. Among the many contexts for community technology applications studied in these chapters are businesses and professional settings, health care, game communities, e-government, rural communities, low income communities and physical neighborhoods. Collectively, they demonstrate the dynamic and interdisciplinary nature of evolving communities and technologies scholarship.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846289040
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 06/21/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 565
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

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Everything in Moderation: The Effects of Adult Moderators in Online Youth Communities.- Introductions and Requests: Rhetorical Strategies that Elicit Response in Online Communities.- Rhythms of Social Interaction: Messaging within a Massive Online Network.- A Noun Phrase Analysis Tool for Mining Online Community Conversations.- Reflections and Reactions to Social Accounting Meta-Data.- Modes of Social Science Engagement in Community Infrastructure Design.- Workplace Connectors as Facilitators for Work.- Online and Offline Integration in Virtual Communities of Patients – an Empirical Analysis.- Life in the Times of Whypox: A Virtual Epidemic as a Community Event.- Communities of Practice in MMORPGs: an Entry Point into Addiction?- Factors Affecting User Participation in Video UCC (User Created Contents) Services.- A Socio-Technical Approach for Topic Community Member Selection.- Tracking Online Collaborative Work as Representational Practice: Analysis and Tool.

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