Communities

Now What? Beyond Networks

These are my notes from the Learn Trends: Networked and Social Learning online mini-conference. This isn’t my usual comprehensive live blogging, just snippets of things that caught my interest. I wanted to actually participate in the chat and watch Twitter too, and I couldn’t juggle all of it at the same time. This is post

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Brief Intro to Social Networks

These are my notes from the Learn Trends: Networked and Social Learning online mini-conference. This isn’t my usual comprehensive live blogging, just snippets of things that caught my interest. I wanted to actually participate in the chat and watch Twitter too, and I couldn’t juggle all of it at the same time. This is post

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First Impressions of Twitter

I finally signed up for Twitter last week after resisting for quite a while. Part of my resistance/reluctance to join was that this just seemed too out there for the audience I work with and our online facilitators. I’m willing to fight the battles to include blogs and wikis and chat and a bunch of

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TCC09: Wikis that Work: Effective Wiki Practices for Virtual Learning Communities

Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My notes in italics. In this session, we will share a collaborative wiki created by a self-organized, self-managed group of online graduate students. This virtual learning community took the initiative to form a study group and share strategies for completing course problem-solving assignments. They effectively managed issues of

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TCC09 Keynote: Global Collaboration in the Web 2.0 World

Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My notes in italics Presenter: Sue Waters Summary: Web 2.0 technologies now provide extraordinary opportunities for enhancing student learning. What was face-to-face, formal with limited interaction – Social networking has made instant, on-demand, informal, global and constant. Nowadays our learners can interact with students and world experts from

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