Communities

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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Leading by Example

The Learning Circuits Big Question this month is about learning professionals, leadership, and literacies. Tony breaks it down as several questions, but the Learning Revolutionary summed all the questions up nicely: Should learning professionals be leading the charge around new work literacies such as social media and informal learning? Because I’m outside the corporate world,

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Atmosphere for Commenting

Rather than posting for every day of the 31 Day Comment Challenge, I’m summarizing multiple tasks into one post as I did for tasks 2 through 8. Tasks 9 through 12 all seem to be about the atmosphere for commenting on your blog, so I’m combining these into one post. Day 9: Should We Be

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