Difference between revisions of "Increasing Online Collaboration"

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1. Increasing global internet connectivity <br>
 
1. Increasing global internet connectivity <br>
  
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2. Rise of cloud-based services <br>
 
2. Rise of cloud-based services <br>
  
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3. Rise of Social Networking <br>  
 
3. Rise of Social Networking <br>  
 
Blogs and other social networking vehicles such as Facebook and Twitter are increasingly being used to solicit feedback and to build collaborative content. Social networking vehicles are increasingly also being used to facilitate interest-group meetings, both in-person and virtual. <br>
 
Blogs and other social networking vehicles such as Facebook and Twitter are increasingly being used to solicit feedback and to build collaborative content. Social networking vehicles are increasingly also being used to facilitate interest-group meetings, both in-person and virtual. <br>
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1. Government internet controls <br>  
 
1. Government internet controls <br>  
  
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2. Copyright and compensation concerns <br>
 
2. Copyright and compensation concerns <br>
 
If individuals who have in many cases never met collaborate on works or reuse other works, how might their ideas be protected and properly attributed. How will they be compensated for their contributions? Mechanisms have developed such as Creative Commons and Open Source licensing to cope with these issues, but they will increase as online collaboration becomes more mainstream and as more companies enter the fray. <br>
 
If individuals who have in many cases never met collaborate on works or reuse other works, how might their ideas be protected and properly attributed. How will they be compensated for their contributions? Mechanisms have developed such as Creative Commons and Open Source licensing to cope with these issues, but they will increase as online collaboration becomes more mainstream and as more companies enter the fray. <br>
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Impact on Education: In a world where these two paradigms prevail, governments may need to consider enabling classrooms with internet technology to enable collaborative projects at an early age. <br>
 
Impact on Education: In a world where these two paradigms prevail, governments may need to consider enabling classrooms with internet technology to enable collaborative projects at an early age. <br>
  

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