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Main Title Digital habitats : stewarding technology for communities /
Author Wenger, Etienne,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
White, Nancy,
Smith, John D,
Publisher CPsquare,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 434022823
ISBN 0982503601; 9780982503607
Subjects Information technology--Social aspects ; Computer networks--Social aspects ; Internet--Social aspects ; Arbeitsgruppe ; Informationstechnik ; Netzwerkmanagement ; Organisatorisches Lernen ; Wissensmanagement ; Technologies de l'information et de la communication ; Aspects sociaux ; Ršeaux sociaux en ligne ; InternetanvÀndare ; Society
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  HD30.2.W46 2009 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/05/2017
Edition First edition.
Collation xx, 227 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The report update that became a book -- Itinerary : a reader's guide -- Communities of practice : a glimpse of theory -- Technology and community : a glimpse of history -- Technology stewardship : an emerging practice -- Literacy -- Constructing digital habitats : community experience in technology configurations -- Making sense of the technology landscape -- Community orientations : activities and tools -- Practice -- Assessing your community context -- Technology acquisition strategies -- Stewarding technology in use -- Action notebook -- Future -- A more distributed future -- A learning agenda. "Technology has changed what it means for communities to 'be together.' 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 communities. Whether you want to ground your technology stewardship in theory and deepen your practice, whether you are a community leader or sponsor who wants to understand how communities and technology intersect, or whether you just want practical advice, this is the book for you."--Publisher's description.