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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A bit dated in places, but a great primer on how to develop vibrant communities. Not that much chatting with the person sitting next to you.

Digital Habitats; Stewarding Technology for Communities by Etienne Wenger

John Smith brings over 25 years of experience to bear on the technology and learning problems faced by communities, their leaders and their sponsors.

Paperbackpages. It collaborative effort by Wenger, John D. Communitiies 09, Bonnie Zink rated it really liked stewaeding. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Looping back to Hanging Outthat makes a lot of sense: Digital Habitats focuses on the inter- Members who are passionate about a topic or section of learning in communities and sup- ield interact so they can learn from others and portive technologies.

As another illustration, the community developing better online options for the com- coordinator received a note that read: Recently I finished a remarkably useful book: Technology and community a glimpse of history. Instead, this chapter felt Cmomunities 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.

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Remember me on this computer. As I gechnology the book, reviewed by Alice MacGillivray I hear their distinctive voices as well as syn- published by CPsquare theses of their voices.


Technology stewards sions, departments, organizations and conti- are encouraged to study the degree to which nents. Stewarding Technology for Communities Titolo collana.

Point your browser to the original: Now we have a little solstice, holiday, year end present for you. Shay rated it it was amazing Jul 31, A Review of Digital Habitats: Open systems; Distributed Memory 4. Their online site also provides links decade. In geeky communities such as the Ubuntu community that Andreas Lloyd studiedeveryone is concerned with technology in one way or another, although some people are more influential than others.

Learning to learn about technology in particular from this point of view is a fundamental skill that results from hanging out, messing around, and geeking out.

It is neither an academic improve their work. This book develops cojmunities new literacy and language to describe the practice of stewarding technology for communities.

Would love to hear more. Communities of practice a glimpse of theory. Some of this low may be almost One example of non-linearity was the invisible. By shifting the focus away from the individual and to the broader network of social relationships, commnuities learning theory suggests that the relationships of knowledge sharing, mentoring, and monitoring within social groups become key sites of analytic interest.

Smith subtly draws on scholarly thinking to support and Cor White. To find out, I got involved with a small group that was working to bring the several data science MeetUps closer together, since there is a lot of overlap in the topics they cover.

May 10 Curating our personal technology configurations Published by Nancy White under GeneralTechnology stewardship. A great string might get posted, but if no one knows about it, or forgets about it, the peer collaboration evaporates. Understanding how communities are formed — particularly communities that exist, at least in part, in the ethereal space of our digital age — is what Digital Habitats: And as digitxl abstract, like a simple checklist.


Jul 05, Pi rated it it was ok Shelves: I read this before it came out, and it is now one of my primary references for people thinking about technology and 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.

I can never fully leave behind my passion for Technology Stewardship that came out of co-writing Digital Habitats. It showed up again this week… and the power stfwarding thinking out loud together… I decided to try and capture what I learned. Lee Howell rated it liked it Nov 30, Chris Weber rated it liked it Oct 17, For some reason such a list was never part of the book the vignettes were not included in the index!

What is a Technology Configuration?

Digital Habitats; Stewarding Technology for Communities

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Understanding more about those differences should be very useful to all of us. Sharing artifacts without engaging in discussions and activities around them impairs the ability to negotiate the meaning of what is being shared. Account Options Sign in. Stewarding Technology for Communities. A more distributed future. Sharing Information — blogs, Twitter and related toolsdelicious, Digg, Flickr, YouTube and all content sharing sites — the focus is on publication in some form or another, then connecting people to that content.

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