Chapter 47. Online Communities

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department2,3
  1. Chadia Abras Director

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch47

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Abras, C. (2006) Online Communities, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch47

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. Educational Technology & Distance Learning, Graduate & Professional Studies, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • online communities of interest;
  • e-learning online communities;
  • ubiquitous computing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Creating and Designing Successful Communities

  • Online Communities of Interest

  • Online Communities of Practice

  • E-Learning Online Communities

  • Conclusions

  • References