Minimalist Design for Informal Learning in Community Computing

@inproceedings{Rosson2005MinimalistDF,
  title={Minimalist Design for Informal Learning in Community Computing},
  author={Mary Beth Rosson and John Millar Carroll},
  year={2005}
}
We discuss the role and characteristics of informal learning in a community computing context. We argue that minimalist design can be adapted to the needs of community computing, and that its principles can be used to envision and develop community activities and technologies that promote active learning. We illustrate these ideas with several community computing projects that exemplify how to embed learning in meaningful activities, enable learners to make progress quickly, promote thinking… CONTINUE READING

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