‘Identity in practice’, ‘Participation and non-participation’

Jenny Connected

These are the titles of Chapters 6 and 7 in Etienne Wenger’s Book – Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning and Identity. (p. This is one of the sections of his book that participants in the forthcoming Academic Betreat (starting July 30 th ) have been asked to read and then think about Highlights, Key Words and Questions. a way of talking about how learning changes who we are and creates personal histories of becoming in the context of our communities’.

Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

the value of participation). I divided things up into two basic categories: high-level bootstrapping of the overall social network site, and some specific calls-to-action that might help jumpstart participation. The result might be a chaotic and inconsistent level of utilization and growth of the site but those groups that “stick with it” will shape the community environment and produce leaders that can help evangelize benefits upwards to management.

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Participating in our environment

Chris Corrigan

It address one of the fundamental problems in our society for me: that of the distinction between participation and consumption. So much that happens in physical spaces and in our day to day lives has been geared towards gazing and consuming and away from participation and responsibility.

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OutStart’s Participate Enables the Social Side of Enterprise Work Processes

Portals and KM

I recently spoke with Mike Gregory about Participate, OutStart's Social Business Software.     Participate was acquired in 2006 and they continue to extend its features. Participate provides granular security and access control.

Participation Inequality: Lurkers vs. Contributors in Internet Communities (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

All large-scale, multi-user communities and online social networks that rely on users to contribute content or build services share one property: most users dont participate very much. User participation often more or less follows a 90-9-1 rule : 90% of users are lurkers (i.e.,

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Community Professionals: In Other Communities, Are You the Ideal Member?

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

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Homesteading Today and How to Quickly Turn Your Community Against You

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate? Interacting with Members Managing the Community Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

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Feedback from the Cascadia R Conference participants

Learning Alliances

We got 59 responses or 32% of the conference participants, which seemed like an encouraging response rate. In scheduling a full day’s sessions – on a Saturday – one of our goals was to bridge across communities, specifically geographic communities (north and south along I-5).

Encouraging Existing Members of Your Community to Participate Without Nagging Them to Death

Managing Communities

Community CultivationPlease Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

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Making it Difficult to Join: The Case for Barriers to Participation

John Tropea - Delicious Community

However, how you set up your participation and membership process (or if you have a formal ‘membership’ at all) is a critical strategy choice that should be driven by your end goal. For many models, this is OK but for other communities it doesn’t work well at all.

Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

attending the Communities & Technologies Vision workshop. Goal of the workshop is to build more common ground between the two very related fields of Communities & Technologies (C&T) and Community Informatics. Put the local back in communities.

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How Duolingo Builds Community on reddit

Managing Communities

Community Cultivation How Should I Participate Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

2015 20

Hospital checklists and Inviting Participation

Full Circle Associates

That starts with an informed, intelligent invitation to participate. collaboration communication community indicators complexity engagement knowledge sharing checklists UdGAgora

Integrating online and face-to-face participation in a community of practice

Jenny Connected

Here at BEtreat in California – this is one of the key purposes of this five day course for leaders of communities of practice, where Etienne Wenger and Beverley Trayner are ‘shaking the mix’ as they like to express it – of our understanding of what is possible. There are 15 face-to-face participants here in Grass Valley and four online participants (from Canada, Mexico, the UK and Germany).

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Growing the Tilburg urban farming community map

Making CommunitySense

Introduction: The Tilburg Urban Farming Community. The Tilburg Urban Farmers Community is part of the Urban Farmers for a Liveable Brabant project. The project aims to strengthen and expand the urban farming communities in the cities of Tilburg, Den Bosch and Oss in the southern Dutch province of North Brabant. One of its sub-projects, driven by CommunitySense, is to literally map the Tilburg Urban Farming Community. What does it mean to map a community?

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Why people participate in online communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Next Web » Why people participate in online communities - The Next Web advertising Apple digg Europe facebook five questions for start-ups funding funny germany google Inspiration iphone marketing Microsoft mmm mobile music myspace russia search social network social networks Start-ups TechCrunch thenextweb2008 twitter united kingdom Video Interview yahoo youtube Home About Advertise Contact Team Archives The Next Web Conference 2009 will take place on April 15, 16 and 17 in Amsterdam.

Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh

Elsua

A few days back Spike Jones put together one of those wonderfully provocative blog posts on the topic of Online Communities that would surely make more than one person feel rather uncomfortable, specially, if they have got an online space and they call it a “ community&# , when it isn’t.

At the intersection of power and participation

Chris Corrigan

Some participants may be able to operate much more resourcefully because of their power or privilege by, for example, becoming the scribes for small groups and speaking for the group. In Saskatoon last week, one of our participants in the Art of Hosting was carrying the question “how do we collaborate with dictators?” ” as a way of trying to discern the limits of participation. Leaving New York today.

Community Goals and Measurements

John Tropea - Delicious Community

What goals and measurements should be defined for communities, community members, community managers, and community program managers? Three different kinds of metrics can be captured and reported for communities: 1. Goals for community members. community

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Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Your feed is overflowing with tricks, hacks and best practices to “drive engagement” The best of these techniques tap into a member’s intrinsic motivation to trigger participation, the worst rely on psychological tricks and negative emotional responses. Federated Communities.

How does the ModPo MOOC enable or create a community?

Jenny Connected

In this final week of the third iteration of the Modern and Contemporary American Poetry MOOC – Al Filreis (the MOOC convener) has asked ModPo participants how the ModPo community works: I am now here in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, and will be presenting about ModPo at a conference here.

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The Benefits of Being Active in Your Own Community

Managing Communities

photo credit: up to 2011 Much of community management deals with matters that most members will never know about. By what they know – largely, how the community manager participates in the community. Participating can feel like a lighter part of the [.]. Community Cultivation How Should I Participate So then, how does the average member form their perception of the manager?

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Building Community Around Empire Avenue

Managing Communities

Developing Your Community How Should I Participate Empire Avenue is a stock market where you can purchase shares in your favorite individual or corporate social media presences. I’m on the service with the ticker symbol IFROGGY. My friend Damond Nollan has been riding the Empire Avenue wave. He’s a popular user and has dug in pretty deep. I asked him to write [.].

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Open Innovation Communities are one of the most valuable types of communities to build and also one of the most difficult to get right. In my community practice, I’ve seen 4 stages that are typical in the maturation of an Open Innovation Community.

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Building Community on Turntable.fm as a DJ

Managing Communities

Back in June, I wrote about Turntable.fm, the social DJ service and music community. Community Cultivation How Should I Participate Since then, I have spent countless hours playing music on Turntable.fm and have accumulated a good number of points and fans. 1,550 and 137, respectively. According to ttDashboard, a site that tracks some interactions with the site, that places me 1,756th [.].

Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

Online Community Strategy

This week I am participating in Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015 in Brussels. These companies create a network of peers in which the participants interact and share in the value creation. These communities translate into real value for the customer and for the host business.

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Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

I got my start building online communities in 1999 with the launch of TechRepublic.com. I was first asked the question of (more or less) “What makes a thriving community” during the first few months of our growth, and frankly, I didn’t have a good answer at the time.

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Open Innovation Communities – where companies and customers collaborate on ideas for new products and services – can be one of the most valuable ways to invest in community engagement. Unfortunately, this type of community is also one of the most difficult to get right.

2016 27

To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

Nevertheless, we now realize that no whole, be it a family, a business, a community, or a nation, can be managed without looking inward to the lesser wholes that combine to form it, and outward to the greater wholes of which it is a member.” . Need a Community?

2016 27

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Your feed is overflowing with tricks, hacks and best practices to “drive engagement” The best of these techniques tap into a member’s intrinsic motivation to trigger participation, the worst rely on psychological tricks and negative emotional responses. Federated Communities.

If the President Used Your Community to Self-Promote, What Would You Do?

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate? Managing the Community Thinking Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

Carl Jackson on Supporting Online Communities in International Development

Nancy White

Carl Jackson of Westhill Knowledge Group (formerly at IDS – Institute of Development Studies ), colleague at KM4Dev , friend and all around smart and funny guy took 20 minutes to share some of his experiences supporting and participating in online communities in international development.

The Secret Ingredient for Customer Lifecycle Marketing? Community Management.

Online Community Strategy

Community Management. Participants spend twice as much of their marketing budgets on acquiring new customers as on retaining existing ones. Almost 90% of the study participants indicate that marketing currently owns the understanding and management of the customer lifecycle.

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Becoming a Jedi Master – The Secret Art of Cultivating Online Communities #sbf12 #cmgr

Elsua

topics (like online community management, social CRM, customer service, etc. around the subject of managing, leading, facilitating or stewarding online communities. The secret art of cultivating online communities Luis Suarez.

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Beyond lurking - Modes of participation

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

There are many modes of participation in a community. You can be one of the many regular people who raise their hand to do things and respond to events within the community. People who have been leaders fall back into regular participant mode or even idle participant mode.

The “Secrets” of Community Building for Businesses

Managing Communities

Do you want the secrets to building community online? How Should I Participate I’ve got them. Meet me in this back alley over here and I’ll give them to you for a price. But, let’s keep them just between us. We wouldn’t want the common people to know. If anyone ever tells you this, run away from them. There [.].

Community engagement is dead

Chris Corrigan

I’ve been around the world of enghagement and consultation long enough that I have seen various names for this work: focus groups, advisory groups, public participation, consultation and now community engagement. And now I think I and we are coming to a more seismic shift in how community is engaged. If you have community, you don’t need to do engagement. And if you have engagement, you have community. Collaboration Community Uncategorized

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Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day

Online Community Strategy

Today was the third annual Community Manager’s Appreciation Day, or #CMAD. The intention of #CMAD is to raise awareness about the role of the Community Manager, and to recognize the hard working women and men who support this role for their organizations. I was had the privilege of joining Connie Bensen, a colleague on the Dell Community team, for a fantastic Google+ hangout today to talk about the evolving role of the Community Managers.

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Thoughts about community as curriculum in #rhizo14

Jenny Connected

The idea of community as curriculum is not new. He has grounded the idea of ‘community as curriculum’ in the practice of the community, but he has also stated very clearly what he means by community and what he means by curriculum.

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Should You Write an Article About What a Community Manager Does?

Managing Communities

How Should I Participate? Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Thinking

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