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|Emerging Pedagogies in the Networked Knowledge Communities
This chapter presents the conceptual and theoretical aspects of emerging pedagogies in the Networked Knowledge Communities (NKCs). The author looks into the notions of networked knowledge communities and emerging pedagogies by analyzing their basic concepts, structures, and components. Then, the...
BookTubers as a Networked Knowledge Community
Karen Sorensen, Andrew Mara.
In order to understand the relationship between Networked Knowledge Communities (NKCs) and the Networked Knowledge Society (NKS), the chapter authors conduct a genre analysis of a self-titled New Media genre called BookTube. BookTube is a NKC made up of YouTube content creators who use this particular...
Twitter in Higher Education: New Pedagogy in the Knowledge Era of Globalization
Twitter as a micro-blog in higher education has been considered a new pedagogical tool for social and academic communications among educators and students since its inception in 2006. Twitter provides space and opportunities for students and faculty to engage in social and academic activities as a new...
Sporting Safe in the Liminal Sphere: “Tactics” and Facebook
Facebook, like any other social networking site, troubles the traditional categories of private and public spheres. As it complicates (and transcends) the distinction, it can be called a different space, or a liminal space, which falls somewhere in-between private and public spheres. The author argues...
Writing with Pixels: First-Year Writing and the Social Media Landscape
Christie L. Daniels.
As a result of the features available on social media, users are able to present an up-to-the-minute picture of who they believe they are, what they are all about, and what gets their attention to the world in a remarkably savvy way. These sites enable students to practice concepts such as agency...
Knowledge Sharing for Improving Effectiveness of University-Industry Collaborations
Leila Nemati-Anaraki, Azadeh Heidari.
Knowledge is one of the most important strategic resources in industrial organizations. Knowledge sharing is a mechanism to capture, disseminate, transfer, and apply useful knowledge. For these reasons, knowledge sharing has become a strategic issue as a source of funding for university research and as...
Visuality and the Difficult Differences in Networked Knowledge Communities
This chapter argues that as Networked Knowledge Communities (NKCs) become increasingly the way knowledge is constructed, represented, and circulated, visuality in information-based societies is also being shaped, and shaped by, the interactive and collective ideologies of digital technology...
Effects of Information Capitalism and Globalization on Teaching and Learning
Blessing F. Adeoye, Lawrence Tomei.
As computers and Internet connections become widely available in schools and classrooms, it is critical to examine cross-cultural issues in the utilization of information and communication technologies.
Effects of Information Capitalism and Globalization on Teaching and Learning examines issues...
Knowledge and Technological Development Effects on Organizational and Social Structures
As the growing relationship between individuals and technology continue to play a vital role in our society and work place, the progress and execution of information technology communication systems is important in maintaining our current way of life.Knowledge and Technological Development Effects on...
Socio-Technical Systems: A Meta-Design Perspective
Gerhard Fischer, Thomas Herrmann.
Meta-design of socio-technical systems complies with the need to integrate two types of structures and processes: technical systems, which are engineered to provide anticipatable and reliable interactions between users and systems, and social systems, which are contingent in their interactions and a...
Engineering Organisational Behaviour with Design Research
Can Design Research be used to develop process models of organisational behavior? The question is significant given the desirability of finding ways to optimise organisational performance. It is also significant because the precursor of such process models have been largely restricted to the software...