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Digital Habitats SIKM Presentation


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Digital Habitats SIKM Presentation

  1. 1. Digital Habitats stewarding technology for communities Etienne Wenger Nancy White John D. Smith
  2. 2. What the %&*# is a technology steward?
  3. 3. “Technology stewards are people with enough experience of the workings of a community to understand its technology needs, and enough experience with technology to take leadership in addressing those needs…
  4. 4. Stewardship typically includes selecting and configuring technology, as well as supporting its use in the practice of the community.” Wenger, White and Smith, 2007
  5. 5. Technology stewards enable people to… • discover & appropriate useful technology • be in and use communities & networks (people) • express their identity • find and create content • usefully participate
  6. 6. … meetings … relationships … community cultivation … access to expertise … projects … context … individual participation … content publishing … open-ended conversation Community activities oriented to … Base material from: Digital Habitats: Stewarding technology for communities © 2009 Wenger, White, and Smith
  7. 7. Togetherness Separateness Interacting/participation Publishing/reification Individual Group
  8. 8. addressing inherentaddressing inherent community polaritiescommunity polarities Group Individual Participation Reification asynchronous synchronous discussion boards teleconference chat instant messaging member directory wikiblog telephony/ VoIP individual profile page e-mail e-mail lists scratch pad RSS “new” indicators subscription podcast content repository presence indicator buddy list security Q&A systems RSS aggregator newsletter calendar videoconference application sharing whiteboard site index participation statistics search subgroups personalization community public page version control document management UseNet content rating scheduling polling commenting networking tools tagging bookmarking shared filtering geomapping interest filter Etienne Wenger In collaboration with Nancy White and John Smith micro- blogging
  9. 9. More… Etienne Wenger Nancy White John David Smith Book Site Tools Wiki:
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