Università della Svizzera italiana

User participation and community formation in peer production systems

Ciampaglia, Giovanni Luca ; Gambardella, Luca (Dir.) ; Giordano, Paolo (Codir.) ; Vancheri, Alberto (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2011 ; 2011INFO010.

This thesis explores the phenomenon of user participation in peer production communities. In large-scale collaboration communities such as wikis, open source software development teams, and file-sharing groups, members are, in general, not remunerated for contributing to the digital common, so the incentives to participate in these projects are usually construed in terms of extrinsic benefits...

Université de Neuchâtel

Medienspezifische Schreibkompetenz. Forschungsdesiderate und didaktische Perspektiven

Lehnen, Katrin

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2011, vol. 93, p. 47-67

The paper sketches recent developments in the research of writing and new media within school. Al-though new media are well established in everyday life and professional contexts, the German school system still does not provide overall concepts of media-specific reading and writing competencies. After discussing institutional preconditions, the paper presents didactic approaches which deal with...