Creating online learning communities with Google tools

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GoogleAppsAction.comOnline learning communities with Google toolsBy Erifili Davishttp://googleappsaction.comContact mehttp://googleappsaction.comhttp://googleappsaction.com by the article8 Tips To Foster Knowledge Sharing Through Online Learning Communitiesby Christopher Pappas is an online learning community?Contact meA bonded group of learners who interact with each other in a virtual learning environment and share their perspectives and, during this process, construct knowledgeSchwier, 2001; Luppicini, 2003 tools include:Google DriveGoogle+GmailCollectionsClassroomGoogle KeepCalendarBloggerHangoutsGoogle SitesGoogleAppsAction.comNote:Google Classroom requires access to G Suite for EducationFor G Suite for Education organisations, some of the Google tools may not be available to all users - ask your G Suite administrator for details.GoogleAppsAction.comEnable online learning communities through... Online forums and groupsCollaboration projectsPeer-based learning teamsMicro-learning libraryLearner blogsContact me topic centred groups and conversations, allowing students to share questions, opinions, knowledge and resources.Google toolsGoogle Classroom, Google Collections, G+, YouTubeOnline forums and groupsContact me projectsWorking on projects together with peers helps build belonging as well as developing communication and teamwork skills. Google toolsGoogle Drive (Docs, Slides), BloggerContact me learning teamsEncourage students to create individual learning goals and place students in teams to support each other in achieving their goals.Google toolsGoogle Hangouts, Google Drive (Docs, Slides), G+, BloggerContact me libraryCrowd source a learning library of resources on a particular topic. Google toolsGoogle Drive (Docs, Slides), G+, Blogger, YouTube, Google ClassroomContact me blogsLearner blogs can help document the pathway to knowledge and skills development while sharing useful knowledge with peers and provide proof-of-learning.Google toolsGoogle Sites, BloggerContact me ensure success and maintain privacy, make sure all learners understand and agree to online learning community guidelines.See Collaborating for success with Google Apps for collaboration framework ideas out more at Erifili DavisMy passion is education forsocial justice and the possibilities of educational technology to positively transform the educational experience for all Australians.Find me