Introduction to the Special Issue: Research in Action for Community Informatics: A Matter for Conversation

Matthew Allen, Marcus Foth

Abstract


In this introduction to the special issue on research in action, we briefly outline an argument concerning the importance of conversation,suggesting that, first, conversational uses of ICTs make them most suitable for community informatic development, and second, that their effective adoption and research requires conversation for that process to be effective.

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The Journal of Community Informatics. ISSN: 1712-4441