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Building Virtual Communities: Learning and Change in by K. Ann Renninger, Wesley Shumar

By K. Ann Renninger, Wesley Shumar

This learn examines how studying and cognitive switch are fostered through on-line groups. The chapters offer a foundation for pondering the dynamics of net neighborhood construction. they think about the position of the self or person as a player in digital group, and the layout and refinement of expertise because the conduit for extending and adorning the chances of group construction in our on-line world. the quantity will curiosity educators, psychologists, sociologists, and researchers in human-computer interplay.

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Only the participants’ understanding of possible selves (Markus & Nurius, 1986; Markus & Wurf, 1987) constrains their potential repositioning of the relationship, and even this understanding stands to be adjusted. Clearly, the ability to circumvent hierarchical positioning might be very important for an individual’s ability to learn and grow. It might also help the individual to find other like-minded individuals who want to escape such interactions. An essential part of the discussion around the virtual community has focused on the self and its transformation through the objects and spaces brought together by computers.

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