'Noobs' and 'chicks' on Animutation Portal: power and status in a community of practice

  title={'Noobs' and 'chicks' on Animutation Portal: power and status in a community of practice},
  author={L. Kendall},
  journal={Int. J. Web Based Communities},
  • L. Kendall
  • Published 2008
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • Int. J. Web Based Communities
  • Researchers interested in knowledge communication within communities of practice tend to focus on tasks, skills, or the shared interests of the group, while relegating other aspects of interaction and communication to the 'cultural context'. But from a participant perspective, knowledge communication includes knowledge about group culture and identity. Attention to participant perspectives and motivations provides a better understanding of what counts as knowledge and how knowledge… CONTINUE READING

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