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Online_Circles_of_Learning

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What are the main characteristics of expected for workers? How do trainers fit in this hyperlinked world? Where are they getting their training to train other professionals? How can trainers make their own micro-revolution and be part of this networked world of knowledge?

 

Carla Arena  and Mary Hillis- United States, Brazil, and Japan

November 6th, 2008

 

Professional Development in Online Circles of Learning

New and emergent technologies enable trainers all over the globe to pursue professional development out of their institutional settings. Connections are now possible in new dimensions of the online world. In this session, presenters will show some possibilities of informal learning through the participation in Communities of Practice, online sessions and spaces that can impact positively on the way trainers learn and enhance their professional development.

 

 

 

 


 

Resources

 

Twitter

What's in it for education?

Twitter Tips Blog

 

Diigo 

Join our Personal Learning Environments group and look for groups in topics that interest you

 

Communities of Practice in your Area

If you are an educator, you might consider joining the Webheads and the LearningwithComputers group

Edtechtalk is a vibrant community of lifelong learners and you might want to check their shows and podcasts.

 

Online Professional Development Workshops

Take a look at this free Online Workshop that has just taken place: Work Literacy

Electronic Village Online sessions 2009 - The Call for Participation will be available in early December for the 6-week free online sessions

 

Flickr

(a photo sharing site) and check for amazing groups there and wonderful findings

Blogs

Start reading and commenting on them. Some that might be of interest to you:

Workplace Learning Today

The Bamboo Project Blog

Mobile Technology in TAFE

 

 

 

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