Tag Archives: ICT

The Autopoietic State: Communication and Democratic Potential in the Net

The relationship between the practice of democracy and the use of new information technologies is dependent upon the technologies of communication and information, rules regarding the use of those technologies, and the nature of the entity making rules regarding those … Continue reading

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COMMUNEcating in the Spaces In-Between – Creating New Understandings of Organizing and Communicative Practice

This essay describes the authors’ efforts to engage disciplinary calls for greater diversity through the construction of an international online community and conference, COMMUNEcation. They describe the commitments and goals of the community and conference, the construction of the COMMUNEcating … Continue reading

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The Smartest Cities Will Use People as Their Sensors

Read By networking individuals and their gadgets, urban apps will tell inhabitants what is happening all around them, in real time. Several projects coordinated by MIT’s Senseable City lab have revealed the powerful urban insights that can occur when people … Continue reading

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#yeswecamp: nosotros sí podemos

Read Las TIC han generado posibilidades reales de participación:  “No somos los mismos desde que estamos en las redes sociales”, decía Castells en motivo de la revolución Egipcia. Las redes sociales, abundantes en posibilidades de participación, han causado un empoderamiento … Continue reading

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User-Created-Content – Supporting a Participative Information Society

Read There are at least six reasons why User Created Content is relevant for a participative information society: • First of all, the amount of user created content is growing quickly and is starting to become a substitute for other … Continue reading

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Using Digital Technologies to promote Inclusive Practices in Education – A Handbook

Read The purpose of the handbook is to provide educators with guidance on using digital technologies to promote inclusive practices in schools and colleges. Case studies have been chosen to illustrate the potential impact digital technologies can make by widening … Continue reading

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Informing Communities – Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age

Read Technologies for acquiring and disseminating news and information are changing rapidly. Emerging media have become amazing forces for enabling people to connect. But their full potential is not yet realized in the service of geographic communities, the physical places … Continue reading

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Review of Learning in ICT-enabled Networks and Communities

Read   This report studies the potential of these new online activities for lifelong learning as part of a larger project launched by Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) with DG Education and Culture. The overall project studies what contributes … Continue reading

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Microlearning – A Strategy for ongoing Professional Development

Read with the Issuu viewer In  this paper we introduce microlearning in online communities as a learning approach triggered by current patterns of media use and supported by new technologies, such Web 2.0 and social software. We delineate microlearning as … Continue reading

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ICT enabled Independent Living for Elderly

The following study gives a status quo analysis of the research landscape and the availability of products within the scope of information and communication technologies for use by elderly people. It has been performed on behalf of the European Commission, … Continue reading

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