ERIC Number: EJ615251
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Self-Serving Communities: Their Contribution to Building Knowledge Infrastructures.
Sivan, Yesha Y.
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications, v6 n2 p123-40 2000
Presents a case study of a virtual professional community for Israeli educators that is built on four "self-serving" principles: restriction, guidance, involvement, and leadership. Describes the four membership phases and their respective principles, and shows how each of these phases contributed to and advanced the individual members and the Community as a whole. (Contains 12 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community, Community Characteristics, Computer Mediated Communication, Foreign Countries, Online Systems, Standards, Teachers
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), P.O. Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902 (membership/subscription $75 per year individuals, $105 per year institutions United States; international add $12 per journal for postage. Single copies $20, plus shipping: $2.50 United States, $3.50 Canada/Mexico, $4.50 other international). Tel: 804-973-3987; Fax: 804-978-7449; E-mail: AACE@virginia.edu; Web site: http://www.aace.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Israel