The Resource Building virtual communities : learning and change in cyberspace, edited by K. Ann Renninger, Wesley Shumar

Building virtual communities : learning and change in cyberspace, edited by K. Ann Renninger, Wesley Shumar

Label
Building virtual communities : learning and change in cyberspace
Title
Building virtual communities
Title remainder
learning and change in cyberspace
Statement of responsibility
edited by K. Ann Renninger, Wesley Shumar
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Building Virtual Communities examines how learning and cognitive change are fostered by online communities. Contributors to this volume explore this question by drawing on their different theoretical backgrounds, methodologies, and personal experience with virtual communities. This book will interest educators, psychologists, sociologists, and researchers in human- computer interaction
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
004.67
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TK5105.83
LC item number
.B85 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Building virtual communities : learning and change in cyberspace, edited by K. Ann Renninger, Wesley Shumar
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword: virtual communities for learning and development: a look to the past and some glimpses into the future / Michael Cole -- pt. 1. Types of community. The mystery of the death of MediaMOO: seven years of evolution of an online community / Amy Bruckman and Carlos Jensen -- Female voices in virtual reality: drawing young girls into an on-line world / Ann Locke Davidson and Janet Ward Shofield -- Community building with and for teachers at the math forum / K. Ann Renninger and Wesley Shumar -- Learning in the virtual community depends upon changes in local communities / Beverly Hunter -- pt. 2. Structures and community. Evolution of an on-line education community of practice / Mark S. Schlager, Judith Fusco and Patricia Schank -- Building social networks via computer networks: creating and sustaining distributed learning communities / Caroline Haythornthwaite -- Mask and identity: the hermeneutics of self construction in the information age / Dorian Wiszniewski and Richard Coyne -- WISE learning communities: design considerations / Alex J. Cuthbert, Douglas B. Clark and Marcia C. Linn -- pt. 3. Possibilities for community. Reflexive modernization and the emergence of wired self-help / Roger Burrows and Sarah Nettleton -- Understanding the life cycles of network-based learning communities / James Levin and Raoul Cervantes -- Learning in cyberspace: an educational view of virtual community / D. Jason Nolan and Joel Weiss -- Finding the ties that bind: tools in support of a knowledge-building community / Christopher Hoadley and Roy D. Pea -- Afterword: building our knowledge of virtual community: some responses / David Hakken -- Afterword: building, buying, or being there: imagining online community / Steven G. Jones
Control code
ocm56216799
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 380 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521780759
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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d6ec7baf-7c0f-4c4f-8c89-bd48fd56a04d
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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.b19967731
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56216799
  • pebcs051103489X

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