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Learning in Communities

Learning in Communities: “With the discussion and – dare I say it – hype surrounding online courses, learning objects, and other forms of online content, people have to a large degree stopped talking about the idea of the learning community.”
Comment: As I’ve said before, community-based tools like Drupal, Convea, Groove, etc. are much more effective learning tools than LMS’. An LMS begins with the focus of learning content as objects to be managed. Community tools begin with the focus of learning as a means to creating, not only consuming, content.

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  1. Community based learning

    Een kritische noot op elearnspace, een steentje in onze rimpelloze blackboard vijver:”With the discussion and – dare I say it – hype surrounding online courses, learning objects, and other forms of online content, people have to a large degree stopped…

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