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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction (outline)

  • A Personal Interest

This may be irrelevant or of little direct relevance. Ignore it for now.

  • The Purpose of this Research Study

- What is/are your research question/s?

  • Background to the Research

List the essential elements of the research in terms of background. So, what are the aspects of background you're going to focus on?

  • The Character of Maltese Music + Birmingham? + Pompey?
  • Wikimedia Foundation
  • The Need for Archiving Popular Culture
  • Mediated Memories
  • what else?
  • An Overview of the Chapters

Chapter 2: A Closer Look at the Elements of This Study (literature review)

- identify the areas from chapter 1 that you'll be focusing on.

ONE AREA: Situating Collaboration (what is collaboration? what models of collaboration are there?)

  • Defining Collaboration
  • Collaboration vs Cooperation
  • Online Collaboration
  • Tools for Collaboration
  • Web 2.0
  • Crowd Sourcing

Communities of Practice

  • Defining Communities of Practice
  • The Domain
  • The Community
  • The Practice
  • Managing Knowledge
  • Sharing Knowledge
  • Online Communities of Practice
  • Community of interest
  • Community of practice
  • Social Theories
  • Media Richness Theory
  • From information centered to user centered
  • Reciprocal influence approach
  • Critical Mass Theory and public goods approach
  • Social influence approach
  • Normative social theory
  • Multilevel Participation
  • Utility Theory

Chapter 3: The research approach/s taken in this study (Methodology)

- how are you going to address your research question/s

Chapter: MEMORY Preserving the present

Chapter 4: Critical aspects of collaboration (how collaboration works/fails)

  • Defining Motivation
  • Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Motivation
  • Online Participation
  • Incentives and Rewards
  • Strategies for Enabling Collaboration (Fruitful/Productive Collaboration)

Chapter 5: Online Collaborative Cultural Memory Projects

  • The Malta Music Memory Project (M3P)
  • The Birmingham Popular Music Archive
  • Pompey Pop
  • Bristol - Archiving Pop Music
  • Small Collaborative Projects about Maltese Music on other Social Media Sites

Chapter 6. Results and Discussion

Chapter 7. Conclusions - Key findings, Recommendations, Limitations of the Study, Future Research