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My take on Communities

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I’m a little tired.  Two nights out with the kids, Music with Mark at Burnside High School (where we made over $90 in the 15 minute interval selling drink and chips) and Drama/dance with Anna.  I was so tired last night I probablyu could have fallen asleep.  And my wrists are playing up a little. …

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FOC08: the meaning of online community (1)

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The homework for this week: “Write a post to your blog with your thoughts about the meaning of an online community and its uses. Include a list of identifying features that YOU would look for when assessing an online group or network for features which make it a community” I’ve said in another post “I…

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Some of the questions

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Wednesday’s post [I’m sorry to my three regular readers to divert a little into Facilitating Online Communities course comment] The questions – some of the big and some of the small Blogs or forums? Do I go back into facebook? From Peter: I have no experience with Diigo rooms,  and I don’t know how many…

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Facilitating online communities (week 1)

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The tasks for week one include: Post to your blog what you hope to get out of this course. Include any concerns or questions you may have. My expectations Here, I’m just a dabbler.  I enjoy meeting others online, and in fact find the stimulus of others in something like this is quite invigorating.  I…

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Facilitatior or Teacher?? (Part One)

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The debate still unresolved. Probably won’t ever be. From Leigh: As I teach and facilitate various online courses this year, a lot of the theories and concepts I subscribe to are getting some hard testing. The biggest challenge I am finding is the expectation for a teacher or instructor while everyone talks about a facilitator….

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