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.comhttp://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28http://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28GoogleAppsAction.comInspired by the article8 Tips To Foster Knowledge Sharing Through Online Learning Communitiesby Christopher Pappashttps://elearningindustry.com/tips-foster-knowledge-sharing-through-online-learning-communitieshttps://elearningindustry.com/tips-foster-knowledge-sharing-through-online-learning-communitieshttps://elearningindustry.com/tips-foster-knowledge-sharing-through-online-learning-communitieshttps://elearningindustry.com/tips-foster-knowledge-sharing-through-online-learning-communitiesGoogleAppsAction.comWhat 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, 2003http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/implementing-successful-online-learning-communities/11888http://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28http://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/implementing-successful-online-learning-communities/11888http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/implementing-successful-online-learning-communities/11888GoogleAppsAction.comGoogle 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 mehttp://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28http://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28GoogleAppsAction.comCreate topic centred groups and conversations, allowing students to share questions, opinions, knowledge and resources.Google toolsGoogle Classroom, Google Collections, G+, YouTubeOnline forums and groupsContact mehttp://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28http://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28GoogleAppsAction.comCollaboration projectsWorking on projects together with peers helps build belonging as well as developing communication and teamwork skills. Google toolsGoogle Drive (Docs, Slides), BloggerContact mehttp://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28http://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28GoogleAppsAction.comPeer-based 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 mehttp://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28http://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28GoogleAppsAction.comMicro-learning libraryCrowd source a learning library of resources on a particular topic. Google toolsGoogle Drive (Docs, Slides), G+, Blogger, YouTube, Google ClassroomContact mehttp://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28http://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28GoogleAppsAction.comLearner 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 mehttp://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28http://googleappsaction.com/?page_id=28GoogleAppsAction.comTo 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 ideashttp://googleappsaction.com/?p=128GoogleAppsAction.comFind out more athttp://googleappsaction.com/?p=455 http://googleappsaction.com/?p=455http://googleappsaction.com/?p=455About Erifili DavisMy passion is education forsocial justice and the possibilities of educational technology to positively transform the educational experience for all Australians.Find me onlinegoogleappsaction.compinterest.com/eeeveedeeau.linkedin.com/in/erifilidavishttp://googleappsaction.com/http://googleappsaction.com/https://www.pinterest.com/eeeveedee/https://www.pinterest.com/eeeveedee/http://au.linkedin.com/in/erifilidavishttp://au.linkedin.com/in/erifilidavis