Digital tools are now part of most communities’ habitats. This book develops a new literacy and language to describe the practice of stewarding technology for. The general set of slides I’m using in my Technology Stewardship workshops in S . Africa, May (CSIR/Pretoria, University of Cape Town. 1 School of Art and Design, Aalto University, Finland. Wenger, E., White, N., and Smith, J.D. () Digital Habitats: Stewarding Technology for Communities.
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Digital Habitats; Stewarding Technology for Communities
Mariah Cherem rated it really liked it Nov 07, Leslie rated it it was amazing Sep 30, Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Although there has been demand for contexts into this international community so an update of the report, the authors soon real- they can compare technologh with everything ized that the environment and their thinking from symptoms to interactions with haema- had evolved dramatically throughout the last tologists.
A more distributed future. Recently a group of students in the Foundations of Communities of Practice workshop completed a Word-Doc version of Chapter A couple long quotes describes the techne-mentor concept:. Adrienne Michetti rated it it was amazing Sep 25, This may be sights through the lens of complexity thinking.
Contents Communities of practice a glimpse of theory. Each configuration teaches me something new and gives me a new perspective on my own and the configurations of my communities.
Lists with This Book. Instead, this chapter felt The cover of Digital Habitats provides more like a summary of what one might read the irst hint that the authors appreciate diver- in twitter, blogs or the technology columns in sity.
We are considering having some systematic group discussions in CPsquare, comparing completed responses for many different communities.
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I read this before it came out, and it is now one of my primary references for people thinking about technology and communities. You can buy the book here.
Here are a few:. Organizational goals and practic- changes, and I wanted them to zoom out to a es such as alignment and eficiency strip away more macro view of what might happen in our redundancy and diversity, which might be im- shrinking world—for better or worse—and portant as circumstances change.
My peers are discovering and using different approaches than I technolog and this sharing of draft stewardin helps us both see our own practice vommunities new light, and enhance our repertoires by learning from each other. The challenge of this polarity is for communities to successfully cycle between the two. How do we use our individual configurations for network weaving itself?
By shifting the focus away from the individual and to the broader network of social relationships, situated learning theory suggests that the relationships of knowledge sharing, mentoring, and monitoring within social groups become key sites of analytic interest. Its novelty in this context may remind and encourage us to reflect on how we communitjes and how we facilitate stewrding drawn from ongoing professional practice.
Summary T he authors have produced a pioneering exploration of technology and commu- nity intersections. Published by John David Smith under Resources.
Sharing artifacts without engaging in discussions and activities around them impairs the ability to negotiate the meaning of what is being shared. We decided we wanted to add Slack. The metaphor of a town square in which people can authors produced this book because of the interact. Want to Read saving…. Not everything is obvious to me! This is not a book that you need to read from beginning to end.
Alina Mierlus Mierlus rated it really liked it Sep 18, It has some opportunities for discussion and interaction online, but postings from members seem to be mainly about comunities an informative and interesting presentation that last sessions was.
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Digital Habitats; Stewarding Technology for Communities by Etienne Wenger
It also encompasses a variety of roles ranging across leader, broker, representative, facilitator and perhaps even motivator. The Liberating Structures work is an example where Boardthing really fits the bill for the task work. On the other hand, he or she may play an integral role in demonstrating the technology practice or even installing the technology and ensuring its status as operational.
Communities of includes big picture topics such as social me- practice can be seen as mitigation strategies, dia and new modes of engagement for inter- connecting practitioners across branches, divi- acting and publishing.
Their online site also provides links decade. He coaches and consults on issues ranging from event and community facilitation, to community design and evaluation, and technology selection and configuration. Published in Volume 1801 December Each time I pick it up, I’m working on a different problem for a different customer, and I always find fresh insights.
Communities of practice theory is presented clearly and simply in a few pages within the introduction and is sufficient to inform any reader who is unfamiliar with Wenger’s earlier work. It has been a while in coming!
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sorry, it is a bit long….
habitqts The case chosen is a community of tion, Literacy, Practice and Future. Smith work with complex systems but do The authors directly address diversity not explicitly talk about complexity think- when writing about identity. As I read the book, reviewed by Alice MacGillivray I hear tecynology distinctive voices as well as syn- published by CPsquare theses of their voices. Boardthing has been a great tool for building shared visualizations, particularly because it gives a group agency in shaping ideas and information.
It seems logical, given that technology is a central theme of the book. With my deep diver tools and their relationships. Whether you want to ground your technology stewardship in theory and deepen your practice, whether you are a community leader or sponsor who wants to understand how communities and technology intersect, or whether you just want practical advice, this is the book for you. What is a Digittal Configuration?