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Category: Learning communities

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MOOCs and professional development of teachers
Online professional development
Online presence
Transforming pedagogy
Innovating pedagogy
Teaching practice
Collaborative teaching
MOOC: Learning to learn
Backchannel interaction
Digital learning effectiveness
Future strategy
Collaboration lifts learning
Teachers using technology
Student data
Online discussion

ICT Research

Building capacity to scaffold online discussion
The educational problem that MOOCs could solve
Nurturing global collaboration and networked learning in higher education
Participatory learning through social media: How and why social studies educators use Twitter
Using multimedia technology to build a community of practice
Boundary breaking for interdisciplinary learning
Open educational resources in Canada 2015
Investigating the social interactions of beginning teachers using a video annotation tool
Riding the wave of social networking in the context of preservice teacher education
Making professional learning count: recognizing educators’ skills with micro-credentials
Towards a social networks model for online learning & performance
Making the most of mobility: virtual mentoring and education practitioner professional development
Material matters for learning in virtual networks
Synchronous online discourse in a technology methods course for middle and secondary…
Collaborative professional development of mentor teachers and pre-service teachers…
If you build it, will they come? An evaluation of Whiteboard, a networked academic profiles project
How teachers are learning: professional development remix
A call to action for research in digital learning
A systematic review of the socio-ethical aspects of Massive Online Open Courses
Lifelong learning in the digital age: a content analysis of recent research on participation
The battle for open: how openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory
Students First
National School Improvement Tool
Forward thinking: three forward, two back: what are the next steps?
MOOC for web talent network
Experiences in collaborative learning
Changing the trajectory: quality for opening up education
eLearningCampus: a decade of lessons learned
Teaching crowds: learning and social media
Blended synchronous learning - a handbook for educators
Social presence in online learning communities: the role of personal profiles
ENTEL: a case study on knowledge networks and the impact of Web 2.0 technologies
Factors driving learner success in online professional development
Empowering knowledge building pedagogy in online environments
A profile of contributions from Connected Educator Month 2013
Learning networks to enhance reflectivity: key elements for the design of a reflective network
The iPod Touch in association with other technologies in support of a community of inquiry
The relationship between university student learning outcomes and participation in social network
Workplace learning in informal networks
Defining a self-evaluation digital literacy framework for secondary educators
Roles and student identities in online large course forums: implications for practice
Exploring the feasibility of international collaboration and relationship building
Multi-state, quasi-experimental study of the impact of internet-based professional learning
EMOOCs 2014 - Proceedings of the European MOOC Stakeholder Summit 2014
On the shoulders of giants
On the shoulders of giants
Using the LMS as a social network in a supersized course
Tablets (iPad) for m-learning in the context of social constructivism
Reviewing the trajectories of e-learning
Measuring use and creation of open educational resources in higher education
Horizon scanning: what will higher education look like in 2020?
The effectiveness of protocols when pre-service teachers engage in online collaborations
Building global learning communities
Can online learning communities achieve the goals of traditional professional learning communities?
Research challenges in informal social networked language learning communities
Authentic online learning: aligning learner needs, pedagogy and technology
Exploring individual, social and organisational effects on Web 2.0-based workplace learning
Patterns of engagement in connectivist MOOCs
Hashtags and retweets: using Twitter to aid community, communication and casual (informal) learning
Exploiting the collaborative potential of technology enhanced assessment in higher education
Connectivism: 21st century’s new learning theory
Evaluating how the computer-supported collaborative learning
Using action research to investigate social networking technologies
A study on the relationship of Facebook and EFL learners’ personality
3 ways webconferencing is transforming PD
Evaluation of the OLDS MOOC curriculum design course
Redesigning professional development
Synchronous online collaborative professional development for elementary mathematics teachers
Using Blogs: authentic material and ranking quality for SLA
Remodeling literacy learning: making room for what works
Connected learning – an agenda for research and design
Social software and educational technology
The future of Australian e-Learning: it’s all about access
Student satisfaction with blended and online courses based on personality type
Tell me what you see: pre-service teachers’ perceptions of exemplary digital pedagogy
Collaborative inquiry: building pre-service teachers’ capacity for ICT pedagogical integration
Teaching teachers for the future: modelling and exploring immersive personal learning networks
How really relevant and practical are Open Educational Resources
Beyond the school’s boundaries: PoliCultura, a large-scale digital storytelling initiative
The challenge of open education
Neither digital or open. Just researchers
Meaningful assessment for student learning activities that are conducted within virtual worlds
Reflections on identity and learning in a virtual world: the avatar in Second Life
Teacher networks - today’s and tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities for the teaching profession
Virtual schools and colleges
Growing the Curriculum: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education
Usage patterns and perceptions of the Achievement Reporting and Innovation System (ARIS)
Professional learning networks designed for teacher learning
Sharing and collaborating between an online community of novice teachers
Technology outlook STEM+ education 2012-2017
Students’ perceptions of using Facebook as an interactive learning resource at university
Adoption of Web 2.0 technology in higher education
Collaborative learning in online study groups
Teaching with wikis: improving staff development through action research
Collaboration creation
Pilgrims’ progress
Student satisfaction, performance, and knowledge construction in online collaborative learning
Teacher collaboration networks in 2025
Learning through online discussion: a framework evidenced in learners’ interactions

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