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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
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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
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
Egypt Online By Inas Nassar, Anisa Abouelhassan
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Welcome into the private community of Cyber Egyptians from every section of society, with the veil of secrecy completely lifted. The story begins with a meeting at Al Azhar Park. Amongst the grand... More > views of Islamic Cairo.The virtual friends and lovers meet for the first time. Egypt online is a captivating, heartfelt and intense novel filled with emotions and revelations. It is based on the private lives and interactions of the users on an Egyptian Internet Forum. The novel emotionally and humorously invites the reader to share their life stories as well as dive into their unguarded discussions on a variety of contemporary social issues. Relationships, culture, faith, gender, social and political reform, extremism, sexuality, mental health, identity and class. The reader will gain an insight into factors in the Egyptian society that are considered as taboos.< Less
Santa Fe Community College By Steve Yongue
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