Category Archives: Learning communities

CoP Trumps

CoP Trumps   If you are interested in community development then you need to make sure you have several Google Alerts that search for keywords related to community. Communities of practice, communities of inquiry, virtual learning communities, learning communities, learning … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers

Read This document is intended as simple introduction to some free Web 2.0 type tools that can be used by teachers who are interested in using technology in language teaching. The tools presented here are just the tip of the … Continue reading

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Se raconter dans un blog: une expérience pour guider les enseignants à la réflexivité

Read Cette étude a été réalisée lors d’une expérience pédagogique menée dans un cours de «Technologies multimédia en classe» destinée aux enseignants FLE en formation. L’activité proposée a consisté à utiliser la technique du récit à l’intérieur d’un blog dans … Continue reading

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From Information to Knowledge

Read (Download, at Viewer, change View) The document contains a variety of follow up tasks and ʻHow toʼ sheets which should help educators to set up and try a number of tools to help them access quality information from a … Continue reading

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Building a Profile of the Young Web-Based Learner

Read The Web is a culturally valued cognitive tool with the potential to transform the learner in ways not yet  recognised.  Whilst  the Web has proved  to have  significant  impact on  forms of communication and methods of distributing and accessing  … Continue reading

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Collaborative Creation of Teaching-Learning Sequences and an Atlas of Knowledge

Viewer The article is about a new online resource, a collaborative portal for teachers, which publishes a network of prerequisites for teaching/learning any concept or an activity. A simple and effective method of collaboratively constructing teaching-learning sequences is presented. The … Continue reading

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Microlearning – A Strategy for ongoing Professional Development

Read with the Issuu viewer In  this paper we introduce microlearning in online communities as a learning approach triggered by current patterns of media use and supported by new technologies, such Web 2.0 and social software. We delineate microlearning as … Continue reading

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Facilitating Community Building in Learning Networks through Peer Tutoring in Ad-hoc Transient Communities

Learning in a so called Learning Network is particularly attractive to self-directed learners, who themselves decide on their learning program as well as on the timing, pace and place of their studies. However, such learners may easily become isolated, which … Continue reading

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Pedagogical Innovation in new Learning Communities – An in-depth study of twelve online Learning Communities

The main aim of this study is to collect evidence on the learning innovation emerging in online communities and to draw conclusions on the lessons learnt and on emerging models and features that could eventually be transferred to education and … Continue reading

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Learning Communities – schools, parents and challenges for wider community involvement in schools

This presentation will focus, for the most part, on a project of parental involvement in a state primary school located in a predominantly working-class area in a Mediterranean country. It will draw briefly on qualitative empirical work carried out with … Continue reading

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