Handbook of Research on Social Software and Developing Community Ontologies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605662097
  • ISBN-13: 9781605662091
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 598 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released April 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Examines the impact of new technologies and explores how social software and developing community ontologies are challenging the way people operate in a connected, distributed, and increasingly performative space.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
About the Editors.
1: How the Crowd Can Teach.
2: Social Networking and Schools: Early Responses and Implications for Practice.
3: Cyber-Identities and Social Life in Cyberspace.
4: Weblogs in Higher Education.
5: Social Navigation and Local Folksonomies: Technical and Design Considerations for a Mobile Information System.
6: Social Cognitive Ontology and User Driven Healthcare.
7: Social Identities, Group Formation, and the Analysis of Online Communities.
8: The Emergence of Agency in Online Social Networks.
9: Exploiting Collaborative Tagging Systems to Unveil the User-Experience of Web Contents: An Operative Proposal.
10: The Roles of Social Networks and Communities in Open Education Programs.
11: Distributed Learning Environments and Social Software: In Search for a Framework of Design.
12: Exploring the Role of Social Software in Higher Education.
13: Identifying New Virtual Competencies for the Digital Age: Essential Tools for Entry Level Workers.
14: Social Structures of Online Religious Communities.
15: Living, Working, Teaching and Learning by Social Software.
16: Supporting Student Blogging in Higher Education.
17: Blogs as a Social Networking Tool to Build Community.
18: A Model for Knowledge and Innovation in Online Education.
19: Using Social Software for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
20: The Potential of Enterprise Social Software in Integrating Exploitative and Explorative Knowledge Strategies.
21: Personal Knowledge Management Skills for Lifelong –Learners 2.0.
22: Reconceptualising Information Literacy for the Web 2.0 Environment?.
23: Pedagogical Responses to Social Software in Universities.
24: Knowledge Media Tools to Foster Social Learning.
25: A Critical Cultural Reading of “YouTube”.
26: The Personal Research Portal.
27: Ambient Pedagogies, Meaningful Learning and Social Software.
28: Interactivity Redefined for the Social Web.
29: Transliteracy as a Unifying Perspective.
30: Bridging the Gap Between Web 2.0 and Higher Education.
31: Destructive Creativity on the Social Web: Learning through Wikis in Higher Education.
32: Presence in Social Networks.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.