Blogging for knowledge workers: incubating ideas

Mathemagenic

However, having a vision and installing blogging software is not enough: getting blogging to work in an organisation means helping potential bloggers to find out how weblogs might be useful for them personally and how to sustain blogging in a long-term. While blogging is personal, most of its advantages are the result being part of an ecosystem, where weblogs are connected not only by links, but also by relations between bloggers. Integration

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Facilitating adoption of weblogs in knowledge-intensive environments

Mathemagenic

Bloggers might use their weblogs to document their experiences and lessons learnt – those that escape official reports, but are usually very useful for others to learn from. Start by helping potential bloggers to find uses of a weblog personally meaningful for them in the long term – these are essential to sustain blogging while social effects of it emerge. To help potential bloggers with those it is necessary to address several points: Some uses of weblogs are not obvious.

What pragmatists might want to know about blogging

Mathemagenic

However, since weblogs are public, it is useful to think about them as one’s front garden: it’s up to the owner to decide what should be in there, but general cultural norms do apply (e.g. Uses of a weblog for conversations with self are up to an individual blogger: a weblog can serve as a tool to collect personally relevant notes and organise them in a variety of ways; this collection then provides an input for reflection and reuse. Integration

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Blog as an edge zone

Mathemagenic

It starts from being present as a blogger, finding and observing others; then possibly engaging in an interaction that might grow into a relation. In a case of weblogs “seeing&# is reading, made more efficient by news aggregators and various notification services that allow bloggers to keep track of interesting things happening. Integration It feels strange now, almost at the end of my PhD work, to come back to the themes and topics from the beginning of it.

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MirandaNet: Common ties

Community Capers

The community norms have a clear view of teachers as professionals and the members work to have teachers operate in the roles and activities accorded that professional status. MirandaNet’s activity is clearly situated in schools and authentic contexts for the integration of ICTs. MirandaNet has a clearly articulated purpose. This is best expressed in the community’s mission statement. MirandaNet strives to enrich the lifelong learning of professionals involved in education.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » FrenchPod is a PLS

Ken Carroll

It also means that we can integrate the elements and that users can dive in, immerse themselves in the resources, and develop a live culture of learning the language. Hank Horkoff Says: May 29th, 2008 at 11:43 pm Carsten Ullrich has a thoughtful response to Ken’s post here: [link] I would respond directly to his post, but China doesn’t like Blogger and Blogger doesn’t like anonymous commenting, so: Carsten, Appreciate the post.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

From the “social networks” of Facebook and others, which appear to have no direct relevance to professional work, to specific professional networks, to loosely affilianted networks of bloggers, people can now find and connect to others.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Introduction Since their introduction, social network sites (SNSs) such as MySpace, Facebook, Cyworld, and Bebo have attracted millions of users, many of whom have integrated these sites into their daily practices. Hyperfriendship and beyond: Friends and social norms on LiveJournal.

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Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: How Some Folks Have Tried to Describe Community - Update 2005

John Tropea - Delicious Community

From a more academic perspective, Luciano Paccagnella of the University of Milan suggested, "Virtual communities has lately become a fashionable term which will be used here as a useful metaphor to indicate the articulated pattern of relationships, roles, norms, institutions, and languages developed on-line. I feel the blogger community has tremendous potential to help expand the community and expand the understanding and involvement of members.

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