30 avril 2019

Using Discussion Webs to Develop an Academic Community of Learners

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Using Discussion Webs to Develop an Academic Community of Learners
This is a good article, even if the authors leave the term 'discussion web' undefined throughout (I assume they mean a discussion board with a linking capacity). Essentially, it is an analysis of the use of online discussion in a teacher course with an eye toward the development of community. Mostly I'm uncomfortable with this sort of analysis - 17 people dicussing things in isolation hardly seems like a community, and when things like 'chit chat' are classified as 'failures' I think the analysis is missing the point. More...

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11 avril 2019

E-communautés thématiques

Retour à l'accueilOuvertes à tous et toutes sur simple inscription, les e-communautés sont animées par des experts pour rendre compte de l’actualité de l’action publique locale et permettre des échanges de pratiques et de connaissances entre les professionnels des domaines et métiers représentés. Plus...

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20 janvier 2019

La communauté est éduquée elle-même : le principe de subsidiarité en éducation

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Le principe d’aide (subsidiarité) signifie que l'autorité doit soutenir les actions des individus qui l'ont choisie. Lorsque les communautés locales peuvent résoudre leurs problèmes par elles-mêmes, les autorités ne doivent pas s'immiscer dans les actions des citoyens, mais seulement dans une situation dans laquelle les solutions mises en œuvre localement ne fonctionnent manifestement pas. Plus...

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19 janvier 2019

Pour enseigner autrement : la communauté de pratique apprenante

http://blog.educpros.fr/fiorina/wp-content/themes/longbeach_jfiorina/longbeach/images/img01.jpgBlog Educpros de Jean-François Fiorina. L’idée d’une communauté de pratique apprenante (CdP) au sein de Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) est née de deux problématiques. Plus...

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03 novembre 2018

Community schools in Egypt: lessons on what works, and what doesn’t

The ConversationMany countries across the world have made promises of “education for all” – providing quality education to all children of school-going age.
One approach being used to meet the education for all goal is community-based education, or community schools. These alternative education models, initiated by governments and non-governmental organisations, provide primary education in communities that generally lack school infrastructure. More...

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25 octobre 2018

The Evolving Concept of the Community of Practice

The Evolving Concept of the Community of Practice
PowerPoint slides from my presentation at the Building Distributed Communities of Practice conference in Saskatoon. Also, the Audacity audio recording software worked perfectly - you will need to download LAME to encode MP3s (just put it in a directory; no install required). More...

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21 octobre 2018

Building Trust: How the development community can engage the private sector

Fundamental to my organisation’s success in delivering local impact against several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been developing an ecosystem of global and local in-country partners. And critical to this ecosystem is private sector participation: Corporate partners bring a different lens on what we do, a welcome push for innovation, creative approaches and efficiencies, and a business-like approach and priority to sustainability. More...

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15 octobre 2018

Learning in Communities

Learning in Communities
The latest in my series of articles for the Australian Flexible Learning Community, in this item I look at the question of why we want online learning communities and what makes these communities work. More...

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30 septembre 2018

Could “learning communities” hold the key to part-time student retention?

eCampus NewsOnly 37 percent of students who attend college part time earn a degree within six years, the nonprofit Center for American Progress (CAP) says. While student retention is a big issue for all colleges and universities, it’s especially challenging for community colleges, where three out of four students are enrolled part time. More...

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05 septembre 2018

Communities Online

Communities Online
Though presented as a two-column PDF document (and therefore almost impossible to read online), this article is a nice summary of the discussion surrounding online communities from last year's Net*Working 2002 conference held online in Australia. More...

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