Social networking applications and platforms - a socio-technical approach to community support
Social networking applications and platforms -
a socio-technical approach to community support
an activity and events driven format using
both f-2-f and online modalities
Aspects of community
Choosing tools - availability, cost, functionality
and the existing skill-set within the Emerge team
offer the target users a combination of rich
social spaces, alongside the possibilities for
presentations and online gatherings
Communities change over
time and the forces that
drive and shape a
community and its
value, trust and changing
How can you facilitate community-led
activity and shift ownership back into
digital literacy skills of the
Agile and flexible approaches
Designing for 'purpose' requires transparency in the technologies
Resourcing is one of the key driving forces behind community
development, participation and governance
equitable opportunities for participation.
community requirements change over time in unanticipated ways
Focus on the benefits for both individuals and organisations
How can we design an optimal mix of
blended face to face and online activities?
What is the relationship between individual participation and
identity in a community and organisational and funding affiliations?
How can community facilitators measure requirements
and respond in a timely manner?
How do we negotiate norms and regulations for community participation?
How community emergence can be fostered and sustained?
How do dispersed communities develop shared artefacts and practices?
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