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Disability Awareness - Do It Right! By Ragged Edge Online Community & Mary Johnson, Editor
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Tips, techniques and handouts for conducting a successful disability awareness day. Purchase & download PDF Simulation exercises--activities in which participants get into wheelchairs, tie on... More > blindfolds or stuff earplugs into their ears - have become a popular "Awareness" event. But they've also come under fire from disability activists and educators, who say they're demeaning and inaccurate. DISABILITY AWARENESS -- DO IT RIGHT! is your all-in-one how-to guide from the Ragged Edge Online community, with tips, techniques and handouts for a successful Awareness Day. Short background articles and planning lists help you organize fun and effective Awareness Day activities that disability rights activists support. Concise, easy-to-read chapters show you how to carry out 6 different activities, how to handle follow-up discussion and even how to spur social change. < Less
Disability Awareness-Do It Right!-PDF version By Ragged Edge Online Community & Mary Johnson, Editor
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Tips, techniques and handouts for conducting a successful disability awareness day. Purchase our print version for $19.95 If you need an accessible format, contact us at office at... More > advocadopress.org. Read more about this title.< Less
Leadership Practices in an Online Professional Learning Community By Dr. Russell Siemens
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This book reviews the findings from a research study revealing the leadership practices of rural school principals as they anticipate participating in an online professional learning community.
Leadership Practices in an Online Professional Learning Community By Dr. Russell Siemens
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This book reviews the findings from a research study revealing the leadership practices of rural school principals as they anticipate participating in an online professional learning community.
Online Relationships: Establishment, Maintenance and Trust in Virtual Communities. By Alan Lawson
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Abstract Although there is substantial research focused on interactive, interpersonal communication online using computer mediated communication (CMC) there is little in the way of communication via... More > established virtual communities where members can potentially create a ‘virtual self’. This study analyses the reasons behind why people join a particular community and how they create their own virtual identity. What attributes are important to them when they are creating their identity and what attributes are important when they are looking for others to communicate with and potentially establish relationships with.< Less
The Online Community Blueprint: A 9-Step Guide to Planning an Online Community for Your Customers, Members, or Partners By Katie Bapple et al.
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The Online Community Blueprint is a practical guide to the plans and processes to put in place before launching a private and branded online community for your company.
Communities at a Crossroads By Annalisa Pelizza
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How to conceptualize online sociability in the 21st century? To answer this question, Communities at a Crossroads looks back at the mid-2000s. With the burst of the creative-entrepreneur alliance,... More > the territorialisation of the internet and the commercialization of interpersonal ties, that period constituted a turning point for digital communitarian cultures. Many of the techno-libertarian culture’s utopias underpinning the ideas for online sociability faced systematic counter evidence. This change in paradigm has still consequences today. Avoiding both empty invocations of community and swift conclusions of doom, Annalisa Pelizza investigates the theories of actions that have underpinned the development of techno-social digital assemblages after the ‘golden age’ of online communities.< Less
Handmade Online: The Crafting of Commerce, Aesthetics and Community on Etsy.com By Sarah Abrahams
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Etsy.com is an online marketplace for the buying and selling of handcrafted objects. As a part of the independent/DIY craft subculture, Etsy.com offers a unique glimpse into the world of... More > contemporary, independent craftspeople. Though only three years old, Etsy has been exceptionally successful in creating a unique space for craftspeople to interact with peers, as well as sell their objects to an ever-growing customer base. Beginning with an analysis of the website’s technological and socio-cultural precursors, I interrogate Etsy’s self-presentation as a company interested in both commerce and community. In turn, sellers maintain high expectations for what the website can and will help them to achieve. I explore the aesthetics of the objects promoted on Etsy with particular attention to the traditionally gendered nature of craftwork, reconfigured notions of labor and leisure, and the perceived benefits and drawbacks of individual artists working inside a private, for-profit company.< Less
Handmade Online: The Crafting of Commerce, Aesthetics and Community on Etsy.com By Sarah Abrahams
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Etsy.com is an online marketplace for the buying and selling of handcrafted objects. As a part of the independent/DIY craft subculture, Etsy.com offers a unique glimpse into the world of... More > contemporary, independent craftspeople. Though only three years old, Etsy has been exceptionally successful in creating a unique space for craftspeople to interact with peers, as well as sell their objects to an ever-growing customer base. Beginning with an analysis of the website’s technological and socio-cultural precursors, I interrogate Etsy’s self-presentation as a company interested in both commerce and community. In turn, sellers maintain high expectations for what the website can and will help them to achieve. I explore the aesthetics of the objects promoted on Etsy with particular attention to the traditionally gendered nature of craftwork, reconfigured notions of labor and leisure, and the perceived benefits and drawbacks of individual artists working inside a private, for-profit company.< Less
A Light Blazes in the Darkness: Advent Devotionals from an Intentional Online Community By Theresa Coleman
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This advent devotional book comes from an unusual source -- a group of women who keep Web Logs -- discerning women, clergywomen and their friends who call themselves the RevGalBlogPals webring... More > (http://revgalblogpals.blogspot.com). The RevGalBlogPals webring is a circle of friends who span across denominations and countries to form an intentional community. We laugh, pray and grow together as clergy, as Christians and as women. These are our reflections on the season of Advent and are based loosely on Year B of the Revised Common Lectionary. The proceeds for this book will go to hurricane relief efforts along the US gulf coast.< Less