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What are the tasks of facilitating an online group?

We all only have a limited amount of time when it comes to facilitating our group.  From previous research the average was around 4 hours per week for some of the most active groups.   376 more words

Communities Of Practice

What is a PLN?

A Personal Learning Network (PLN) is a tool that allows educators to network with other professionals across the globe, particularly through the use of social media such as Twitter or blogs. 118 more words


What is a Blog?

The word ‘blog’ (derived from the term ‘web-log’) is thrown around everywhere on the internet these days, but what exactly is it? Since blogs are constantly evolving it seems impossible to categorise it into one concrete definition. 105 more words


Hey! Ho! Web 2.0!

Web 2.0 refers to the recent technologies and applications that have allowed internet users to connect and share information with each other online. It has evolved from the original, static Web 1.0 where website producers were only able to distribute information and content to the website visitors. 86 more words


iPad Integration in My Community of Practice (CEP 812, Week 5)

The iPad has become a useful, versatile, and popular educational tool over the past few years in many different school contexts and at all grade levels. 357 more words

Educational Technology

Working Smarter not Harder: Communities of Practice and Organizational Learning

If there was ever a time in which higher education administrators were asked to work smarter and not harder, it is now. One need look no further than to the numerous examples of institutions involved in some form of prioritization planning process (PPP) to see that efficiency and accountability to institutional mission and mandate rule the day. 750 more words

Professional Development

Threshold concept: A lens for examining networked learning - Paper Summary

The following is a summary of Giedre Kligyte’s (2009) paper ‘Threshold concept: A lens for examining networked learning’ .  A copy of this paper  can be obtained using the following  485 more words

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