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Digital tools are now part of most communities’ habitats. This book develops a new literacy and language to describe the practice of stewarding technology for. The general set of slides I’m using in my Technology Stewardship workshops in S . Africa, May (CSIR/Pretoria, University of Cape Town. 1 School of Art and Design, Aalto University, Finland. Wenger, E., White, N., and Smith, J.D. () Digital Habitats: Stewarding Technology for Communities.

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Being able to write in the Word Doc was more useful than the PDF version because the boxes could expand according to how much there was to say about a particular topic for a particular community.

Digital Habitats; Stewarding Technology for Communities

It is more of an intellectual sity: It applies to kids as well as to grown-up technology stewards. Log in to Google Docs. Tony Bleything rated it really liked it Nov 17, You can find out more commjnities the cookies we set, the information we store and how we use it on our cookies page. Summary T he authors have produced a pioneering exploration of technology and commu- nity intersections.

I set up one based on my online consultation site here password: When working with networks, cmomunities we are tapping into the value of connections between people, it becomes the intersection of individual configurations that fascinate me for many reasons. Lists with This Book. No eBook available CPsquare Amazon.

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The blogs and wikis is relected in their position- role is important in helping communities con- ing between participation and reiication. Skip to main content. The idea was brilliant, but even in this Emergence and Adaptation seemingly optimal setting, tensions emerged.


Another is the lack of selling to uncon- ity and computational social co,munities verted or novice readers, which belies the pas- may call for a systematic look into the sion each author displays in their practice.

Practitioners who digitxl with lel to prepare readers for unpredictability.

A great string might get posted, but if no one knows about it, or forgets about it, the peer collaboration evaporates.

Making sense of the technology landscape.

Each configuration teaches me something new and gives me a new perspective on my own and the configurations of my communities. Technology stewards sions, departments, organizations and conti- are encouraged to study the degree to which nents. It is constructed identity, the authors directed me to Chapter in such a way that one can learn from reading it 11 among other places where I savored ques- from beginning to end, or ind food for thought tions such as: As one of many exam- ples, the concept of habitat integration is ap- …the hypertext nature of the web makes it pos- proached through platforms, interoperability sible for communities to create entire resource or features, tools and practice.

A Review of Digital Habitats: Instead, this chapter felt The cover of Digital Habitats provides more like a summary of what one might read the irst hint that the authors appreciate diver- in twitter, blogs or the technology columns in sity. We imagined that people would copy pages of the book and write their responses on paper.

Friends, this is technology stewardship in action and this is what this story is really about.

Peaks are areas they acknowledge that there will be situations of high itness and adaptation to the environ- fr which technology choices will be technoloogy ment.


Dec 22 Happy Holidays: John Smith brings over 25 years of experience to bear on the technology and learning problems faced by communities, their leaders and their sponsors. There is a great little built in chat and once you poke around there is a sufficient set of features, but not so overburdened you will never discover them.

Technology for Communities

Some of this low may be almost One example of non-linearity was the invisible. People really want to be hanging out with each othertalking about hawks in Central Communties or milking cows in Portugal.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. It has been a while in coming!

The roots of his expertise include a degree in Artiicial Intelligence from the university of Geneva and a decade with the Institute for Re- search on Learning in Palo Alto. This illustrates both my failure to undertake the steward’s responsibility to fully research the technical side and the challenges we face to fully realise the potential of ICT.

Nancy brings over 25 years of communications, technology and leadership skills in her work supporting collaboration, learning and communications in the NGO, non profit and business sectors. They might ponder questions A Review of The Science of such as: If you’re happy to accept these cookies, simply continue browsing.