Author: Dr. Evgeniy D. Patarakin, Institute of Programming Systems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pereslavl-Zalessky
The objective of this course is to acquire necessary skills and knowledge to build effective online professional communities. The course includes such topics as: the general understanding of the notion “community” and “online community”, specific features of online communities, modeling of network communities, and application of various community tools and instruments of communication like e-mail, forums, chats, multi-user worlds, etc. Also students will learn the basics of using such social software tools like net blogs and WikiWiki, as well as technologies of building the multi-user hypertext.
Duration: 8 weeks