The Journal of Community Informatics provides an opportunity for Community Informatics researchers and others to share their work with the larger community. Through the Journal's application of a rigorous peer review process, knowledge and awareness concerning the community use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is being brought to a wider professional audience.
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Original funding for the Journal was provided by the Canadian Research Alliance for Community Innovation and Networking (CRACIN), a project funded by the Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council.
Michael Gurstein, Ph.D.
Centre for Community Informatics Research, Development and Training
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Community informatics (CI) is the study and practice of enabling communities with Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs). See the Wikipedia entry on Community Informatics for an overview of the field.
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Call for Papers (CfP): Data Literacy Special Issue – Journal of Community Informatics – 2nd Call
Data Literacy Special Issue – Journal of Community Informatics – 2nd Call
Vol 11, No 3 (2015): Special Issue: Research Methods in Community Informatics
Table of Contents
|Introduction: Research Methods for Community Informatics||HTML|
|Andy Bytheway, Colin Rhinesmith, Mark Wolfe|
|A Canadian Election Programme for Digital Citizenship and Social Equity||HTML|
|From Exploration to Design: Aligning Intentionality in Community Informatics Projects||HTML|
|Ammar Halabi, Amalia Sabiescu, Salomão David, Sara Vannini, David Nemer|
|Meta-Synthesizing Qualitative Research in Information Systems||HTML|
|Hossana Twinomurinzi, Roy Johnson|
|Focus Groups as a Tool to Collect Data in a Community Informatics Project Involving Elderly Rural Women||HTML|
|Reflective evaluation of civil society development: A case study of RLabs Cape Town, South Africa||HTML|
|Gary Brian Wills|
|Contributions from Visitor Research to CI and ICT4D Theory and Research Methodology||HTML|
|Patricia M Alexander, Helene Gelderblom Gelderblom, Estelle De Kock|
|Teaching Open Data for Social Movements: a Research Strategy||HTML|
|Alan Freihof Tygel, Maria Luiza Machado Campos, Celso Alexandre Souza de Alvear|
|Curriculum development for mobile digital literacy skills acquisition using a Design Science Approach||HTML|
|Judy van Biljon, John Traxler, Ronell van der Merwe, Dalize Van Heerden|
|Design for Sustainability: Countering the Drivers of Unsustainability in Development Projects||HTML|
|Isabel Meyer, Mario Alphonso Marais|
Notes from the field
|First Mile Methodologies in Community Informatics Research: Learning from First Nations||HTML|
|Rob McMahon, Arline Chasle, Tim Whiteduck|
|A Framework to Research the Social Determinants of ICTs for E-Health||HTML|
|Lareen Newman, Francisco Lupiáñez-Villanueva|
|What are Community Wireless Networks For?||HTML|
The Journal of Community Informatics. ISSN: 1712-4441