Designing for Virtual Communities

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 15:24 | Category : Education Technology
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Barab, S. A., Kling, R., & Gray, J. H. (2004). Designing for virtual communities in the service of learning. Cambridge University Press. This book contains many chapters referenced in articles I read. I did not read the complete book, but include it here in my list of annotations as a reference for further research.

Design and Structure of Online Community: Inquiry Learning Forum

Barab, S. A., MaKinster James G, Moore, J. A., & Cunningham, D. J. (2001). Designing and building an on-line community: The struggle to support sociability in the Inquiry Learning Forum. Educational Technology, Research and Development, 49(4), 71. Teachers need to have ownership in a community in order for it to be successful.  Wenger (1998) describes [...]