The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator

Jenny Connected

Learning Meaning and Identity’ - focuses on expanding ideas around social learning theory, whereas a later book ‘A Guide to Managing Knowledge: Cultivating Communities of Practice’ (2002) – is written more for managers of communities of practice. There is an intense discussion going on in the CPsquare community at the moment about the work of learning facilitators.

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Business models for communities

Learning Alliances

The tubodudes in Wenger, McDermott and Snyder (2002), for example, had a business model that was just assumed as a norm in the book: the organization (Shell) provided all the resources and captured most of the value that the community produced.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The Rise (and Fall) of Friendster Friendster launched in 2002 as a social complement to Ryze. Finally, anyone who wishes to create a niche social network site can do so on Ning, a platform and hosting service that encourages users to create their own SNSs.

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Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum

Delicious/choconancy/community

Online participation can, from a technical perspective, include micro-blogging, bookmarking, blogging, Web cast memberships, and a host of other technical formats that require some degree of competency to participate. It is a learning community that was created out of an event are sometimes created out of an existing event, as the Web heads were in 2002 and continue to be a strong supportive community. “Community as Curriculum“, in: D. Araya & M.A.

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In terms of whether LinkedIn is an exception versus the norm in being able to differ between strong and weak ties, Facebook presents a different story.

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Cover story: Building healthy communities - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

That figure is now nearer the 25 per cent norm. In one, each large discipline-focused group (which may host several communities) has a full-time career advisor for members.