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  • Facilitating Online Learning Communities
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  • 1. Defining Online Communities 2. Elements of Online Environments 3. Facilitator Competence 4. Resources 5. Demonstration of CommunityZero 6. Hands-on use of CommunityZero Agenda
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  • CollaborationCommitment Learning from experience Shared responsibilities Building individual accountability Defining Online Communities: Benefits
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  • Online Course Completion Bonk, C. J. (2002). Online Training in an Online World. Bloomington, IN: CourseShare.com.CourseShare.com
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  • Paraprofessional Online Learning Alone Para eLink
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  • Paraprofessionals Online Learning Alone Together Para eLink
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  • Paraprofessionals Facilitator Facilitated Online Learning Para eLink
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  • Facilitator Paraprofessionals Facilitated Learning Community Para eLink
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  • Elements of Online Environments Communication tools Learning resources User (learner) tools Administrative (facilitator) tools
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  • Communication tools Learning resources User tools Administrative tools Examples include: E-mail*E-mail* ChatChat Discussion*Discussion* Voice/videoVoice/video NotesNotes PollsPolls Communication Tools
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  • Communication tools Learning resources User tools Administrative tools Examples include: Documents*Documents* AnimationsAnimations Video/audioVideo/audio ProgramsPrograms ImagesImages PEOPLE*PEOPLE* Learning Resources
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  • Communication tools Learning resources User tools Administrative tools Examples include: CalendarCalendar PreferencesPreferences Technical support*Technical support* Directory*Directory* User Tools
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  • Communication tools Learning resources User tools Administrative tools Examples include: Access control*Access control* Site managementSite management SettingsSettings Application sharingApplication sharing Grade bookGrade book Administrative Tools
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  • Forming: Organize and Establish Groups Dr. Curt Bonk, Indiana University http://www.indiana.edu/~bobweb/Handout/co_1.html Four Fs of Learning Groups Functioning: Manage, Implement, Support, Motivate and Accept Formulating: Understand, Review, and Learn New Strategies Fermenting: Disagreement, Controversy, and Alternative Answers
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  • Facilitator Competency AreasNurture encourage participation & interaction provide content expertise Moderate participate in chat/discussions mediate problems Tech support provide technical help supply additional resources Manage space invite participants administer environment edit discussions facilitate conferences
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  • Provide guidelines Lead community-building activities Provide virtual handholding Encourage sharing resources Facilitating Online Learning : Effective Strategies for Moderators by George Collison, Bonnie Elbaum, Sarah Haavind, Robert Tinker Additional Facilitator Activities
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  • Participants post regularly Members needs are met Evident participant-participant collaboration Reasonable venting is acceptable Participants show concern and support for the community Healthy Community Indicators Facilitating Online Learning : Effective Strategies for Moderators by George Collison, Bonnie Elbaum, Sarah Haavind, Robert Tinker
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  • Resources Links from Para eLink
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  • Facilitating Online Learning: Effective Strategies for Moderators by George Collison, Bonnie Elbaum, Sarah Haavind, Robert Tinker Selected Text Resources E-Moderating: The Key to Teaching and Learning Online by Gilly Salmon Building Learning Communities in Cyberspace: Effective Strategies for the Online Classroom by Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt