Using Activity Theory to Assess the Effectiveness of an Online Learning Community

This chapter will examine the use of "social networking" software in education, particularly in its ability to enable students to collaborate in teams across barriers of distance and time on projects intended to enable them to "learn by doing" and, at the same time, gain the interpersonal skills they will need to manage the interactions of individuals from differing cultures in a global work environment.

(EN: I struggled through the chapter, attempting to take notes, but was ultimately unable to distill any useful information from the information presented.)