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Questions

 

Which term best describes the role of web participants who act as information finders and evaluators for each other?

  1. Curator
  2. Consumer
  3. Network Entrepreneur
  4. Blogger

 

According the Rheingold, each of these is true of a curator except:

  1. curators make choices that influence what others pay attention to online
  2. curators act as information finders and evaluate content
  3. their contribution is what allows Google to not only find web sites but also rank the sites in order of popularity
  4. curators are an exclusive group that requires experience to join

 

According to Ito, what is true about “Friendship-Driven” genres of participation?

  1. Friends have existing relationships with each other
  2. Friends do not know each other, and meet through social media
  3. Members are a mix of old timers and new comers
  4. Members are technology savvy and come together to exchange skills

 

According to Good’s guide for News Curation, an identity niche is:

  1. networking with journalists, reporters and or experts
  2. focusing on a specialty as a way to distinguish yourself
  3. not just having cold knowledge of at topic, but also passion
  4. concentrating on the findability and spreadability of the title you give every story

 

According to Rheingold, the best advice for young people to keep a positive image online would be:

  1. Not posting content that might embarrass one in the future
  2. Posting positive content to overshadow the negative content
  3. Fighting to remove negative content from the web
  4. Ignoring the negative things said about one online

 

According to the text tagging is:

  1. It is considered street art by some, and its done most commonly through the use of spray paint.
  2. A mechanism, which allows users to find information more easily in the web.
  3. A tool introduced a few years ago to Facebook where users can tag each other in posts.
  4. It is not considered a way of participating and is not fundamental when it comes to aggregating knowledge.

 

According to the text, folksonomy is:

  1. A way to classify and organizing online content into different categories or tags.
  2. A technique used to track your profile audience
  3. A method used to find and communicate with friends on the web
  4. A way to organize data on your computer

 

Which is not an aspect of participatory culture as theorist Henry Jenkins and his team defined it:

  1. Relatively high barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement
  2. Strong support for creating and sharing creations with others
  3. Some type of informal mentorship whereby what is known by the most experienced is passed along to novices
  4. Members who believe that their contributions matter
  5. Members who feel some degree of social connection with one another

 

Interest driven communities are:

  1. made up of people who already know each other.
  2. made up of only experts in the topic
  3. a place for mainly formal interactions
  4. made up of people who did not previously know each other,

 

According to Jenkins and his team, which of the following listed does NOT define a participatory culture:

  1. Strong support for creating and sharing creations with others.
  2. Relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement.
  3. Keeping information to oneself.
  4. Some type of informal mentorship whereby what is known by the most experienced is passed along to novices.

 

Which of the following fits within the Power Law of Participation?

  1. High threshold, high engagement
  2. High threshold, low engagement
  3. Low threshold, high engagement
  4. Low threshold, low engagement

 

In the event of online curation, Scoble beat USGS to the news of an earthquake in China by first gathering information about the earthquake—tweets and links to pictures and videos alike. This is an example of:

  1. distribution
  2. bundling
  3. updating
  4. editorializing
  5. reordering

 

Which was not mentioned in the text as a great way to become a credible and well known contributor in a digital forum?

  1. Organize and sequence your material appropriately
  2. Update and syndicate your work regularly
  3. Title your work with key words for search engines
  4. Keep personal opinions and perspectives private

 

Which of the following bloggers is playing the “connector” role:

  1. Maggie ‘likes’ the image of her friend’s artwork on Tumblr, and saves the image as her desktop background.
  2. Joe reviews a restaurant and rates other reviews on that restaurant’s page.
  3. After reading an article on on dolphins, Sam posts an excerpt on her blog, with a link directing to the full article.
  4. Ben writes a paragraph about local government issues. He uses hashtags to label his content.

Participatory culture

Features

  1. With relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement
  2. With strong support for creating and sharing one’s creations with others
  3. With some type of informal mentorship whereby what is known by the most experienced is passed along to novices
  4. Where members believe that their contributions matter
  5. Where members feel some degree of social connection with one another (at the least they care what other people think about what they have created). (Jenkins 2006)

Jenkins

Dale Dougherty

Blogging as …

What role do you fill?

Have you found your “voice”?

Folksonomy?

“Playbor”

Exploitative?

Goffman:

Presentation of Self

Twitter

Benefits?

Worthwhile?

Conclusion