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  • Social Informatics Lecture 1 Salzburg Selection

    1. 1. Social and Community Informatics - Selected ppt <ul><li>Doctoral and Master Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>April 15- 17 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Salzburg University ICT & S Center </li></ul>
    2. 2. Schedule and Overview <ul><li>Day 1: April 15 from 10 to 15 Introduction and short presentation of the participants and their ongoing or planned research Introduction to social and community informatics Theoretical perspectives on the organisational and psychosocial and life environment and ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Reference reading: Bradley 2006, Chapters 1 – 2. </li></ul><ul><li>Day 2: April 16 from 10 to 15 ICT and humans – Ongoing changes in the working life: organisational design, work content, and management Ongoing changes in the home and private life – crosscultural perspective Ongoing changes in communities – virtual and real </li></ul><ul><li>Reference reading : Bradley 2006, Chapters 4 – 6. </li></ul><ul><li>Day 3: April 17 from 9 to 13 ICT and psychosocial communication (e.g. distributed teams) ICT and stress and health issues From theory to actions: How to achieve the good ICT society – actions on various levels of analysis. </li></ul><ul><li>Reference reading : Bradley 2006, Chapters 7 – 9. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Social and Community Informatics Lecture 1 <ul><li>Presentation of the participants </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose and Goals of the Course </li></ul><ul><li>Information about Essay/Course report </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Social Informatics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interplay ICT – Organization – Humans, and Society </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crossdisciplinary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Levels of analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Theoretical perspective </li></ul>
    4. 4. Focus of Research: Interplay ICT - Humans - Society I C T Quality of Life Private Role Professional Role Citizens Role <ul><li>Some key processes: </li></ul><ul><li>Psychosocial processes </li></ul><ul><li>Convergence processes </li></ul><ul><li>Convergence of human </li></ul><ul><li>roles </li></ul><ul><li>Democratic processes </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization </li></ul>Organization Competence Development Psychosocial Communication Leadership Management Networking Urban & Rural areas Integration Employment
    5. 5. Computer Technology and Work Environment Bradley’s model 1977
    6. 7. ICT and Psychosocial Life Environment – the Convergence Model ( Bradley´s model 2000) Future research should focus on ICT and Quality of Life (Psychosocial Life Environment) Globalization ICT Life Environment Life Role Effects on Humans
    7. 8. ” Round trip model” ODAM Maui – San Diego – San Fransisco - HCII Las Vegas – Europe – (IFIP Slovenia – Åbo – Helsinki – Peking - Salzburg)
    8. 9. Focus on effects on Humans <ul><li>Identity and Self perception </li></ul><ul><li>Social competence </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity - Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Trust – Security </li></ul><ul><li>Addictiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Dependency </li></ul><ul><li>Emotionality - Rationality </li></ul><ul><li>Female - Male </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement – Alienation </li></ul>Multifaceted Effects on Humans
    9. 10. Focus on some major Psychosocial Processes as Policy Statements <ul><li>Integration or Isolation </li></ul><ul><li>Autonomy or Control </li></ul><ul><li>Overstimulation or Understimulation </li></ul><ul><li>Synergy or Separation of Selves </li></ul><ul><li>Humanisation or Dehumanisation </li></ul><ul><li>E-cooperation (peace) or E-conflicts (wars) </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability – humane and environmental </li></ul>
    10. 11. Lecture 1: Group Discussions <ul><li>What are the main ICT-related effects on the individual that you observe? Compare “Effects on Humans” in the convergence model. See also IADIS program “Effects on humans” key words </li></ul><ul><li>2. When you visit other countries and/or cultures what main observations do you make regarding the attitudes to and use of ICT in peoples life? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Start to reflect on: How do you perceive the present and/or future ICT society? Could you with various tools describe main changes in the society using for example (to be reported at the last lecture this week): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drawings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo collage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video clips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Installations own or museums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>See also IADIS program “Globalization and ICT”and “Desirable Goals” some key words http:// / </li></ul>
    11. 12. Theories on the Information Society (Lecture 2) <ul><li>How does my theoretical framework relate to sociological theories? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuity -Giddens? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neo Marxism (Schiller) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Sphere (Habermas) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New type of society (Postmodernism) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network Society Castells? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Salzburg Approach </li></ul></ul>