Category Archives: Curriculum

Post 3a: Web technologies – Forerunners and Past

Forerunners Paul Otlet (born 1868; died 1944) is considered to be one of the ‘fathers’ of Information Science. Prompted by the belief that books were an inefficient mode of information storage, Otlet developed his idea for ‘the creation of a … Continue reading

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Post 6: The Web and The Arts

(topic currently still in development) Additional topic post: This topic didn’t come out strongly from the Web Science curriculum analysis, but it seems to be coming up with increasing frequency in my emails/browsing/twitter, so I think it deserves its own … Continue reading

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Post 5c: The web and society – Law and governance

Note: This post is a work-in-progress! It’s currently more of a notes page and will be added to and rewritten over time. Watch this space! Legal aspects – Privacy – Copyright – Intellectual property Government – Policy and technology – … Continue reading

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Post 5b: The web and society – Economics and business

Note: This post is a work-in-progress! It’s currently more of a notes page and will be added to and rewritten over time. Watch this space! Business – Commercial structures and economics – Business models on the web – Project management … Continue reading

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Post 5a: The web and society – Social structures and processes

Note: This post is a work-in-progress! It’s currently more of a notes page and will be added to and rewritten over time. Watch this space! Co-evolution of web and society Culture and technology Globalisation Cyber journalism Social capital and power … Continue reading

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Post 4c: Analysing the web – Interdisciplinarity

Note: This post is a work-in-progress! It’s currently more of a notes page and will be added to and rewritten over time. Watch this space! (this topic particularly needs a lot of work! but I think it’s important to tackle … Continue reading

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Post 4b: Analysing the web – Social Science approaches

Note: This post is a work-in-progress! It’s currently more of a notes page and will be added to and rewritten over time. Watch this space! (starting point – list of topics needs a lot of development!) Qualitative methods – Case … Continue reading

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