Two Brazilian Net-Map studies: Fair Trade and Cotton

Net-Map Toolbox

To analyze the composition of networks and the cohesion of the relations it were used the programs Ucinet (BORGATTI; EVERETT; FREEMAN, 2002) e NetDraw (BORGATTI, 2002) and densities, reciprocity and transitivity were estimated.

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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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Executing Enterprise 2.0: Dachis Group Acquires Headshift


Fast forward to 2002 … where you will find a very interesting paper ( On the nonsense of Knowledge Management ) that James Dellow quoted along in the current discussion as one of the very few folks who connected the dots across time between both discussions.

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MirandaNet: Social interaction

Community Capers

The MirandaNet Fellowship, by virtue of its structure and norms, develops strong ties and interdependency between the members, clients and partners. Whether in an industry, academic or advisory capacity, MirandaNet Fellows all work to provide services for each other and ‘reify’ (Wenger, 2002) their practices in artifacts shared over the public site with the larger external educational community. People rarely leave this community.

organizational responsiveness

Taming the spaces

Both types of organizations arise to bring the process of education under socially standardized set of institutional categories, norms and visions.

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Culture: Valentine's day in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

She did open-ended interviews with customers and shop-owners in Accra in 2000, 2001 and 2002 and concludes: "Borrowed from abroad, altered to fit local circumstances, Valentine's Day is part of a complex set of imported and indigenous lifestyle markers that are used increasingly in urban Africa by individuals and social groups to construct identities as older and more traditional cultural norms and forms loosen their hold. " 6, 2002

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Blogging for knowledge workers: incubating ideas


For its author a weblog might be useful as as personal information management tool, a kind of outboard brain ( Cory Doctorow, 2002 ), used to organise information and thinking. While blogging is public and the usual norms of civilised writing apply, it is you who is in control. While my Dutch is still far from perfect I am happy with any opportunity to reach local audiences.

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Community of practice - EduTech Wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wenger, 2002) Communities can be considered as problem-solving mechanisms which contribute to establishing policy agendas and offer mechanisms to facilitate processes for negotiation between different actors. 2002:2 - online draft version ) Brown and Gray (1995) define workplace CoPs as small groups of people held togetherby a "common sense of purpose and a real need to know what each other knows."George & Schank, P (2002). 2002) Cultivating communities practice.

Co-creation | Jack Martin Leith

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Identify constants - the norms, conventions and sacred cows that seem to be set in stone and that constrain new thinking. Vision Mural: This is how we will make the world a better place in 2007 (the mural was created in 2002). Identify the constants Constants are the things that never seem to change, things that are treated as though they are carved in stone: industry norms, conventions, false assumptions, cherished beliefs, unwritten rules and sacred cows.

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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. Hyperfriendship and beyond: Friends and social norms on LiveJournal. JCMC Home Submit Issues Author Index Editors About JCMC boyd, d. & Ellison, N. 2007).

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


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. From medieval guilds to open source software: Informal norms, appropriability institutions, and innovation. “Community as Curriculum“, in: D. Araya & M.A. Peters, Education in the Creative Economy: Knowledge and Learning in the Age of Innovation, New York: Peter Lang, 2010.

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. His book, Cultivating Communities of Practice , (with Etienne Wenger and Bill Snyder) was published by Harvard University Press in March 2002.