Community v Network http://www.flickr.com/photos/choconancy/161004139/ Group A (Community) Group B (Network) Domain (professional focus) PLUS Personal (support, encouragement, friendship ) Domain (professional focus) is the subject of all activity and communication
The Internet is…. “ not about dot coms, online malls…. It’s not about routers, servers, browsers.…In fact, the Internet isn’t even about technology. It’s about us. The collective us.” COMMONSPACE: Beyond Virtual Community: Surman & Wershler-Henry; 2001
THE BIG QUESTIONS…… Can you build relationships... …online? Can you build social capital …online? Can we develop community … …online? YES WE CAN!!
Webheads Theme Song Audio at http:// webheadstheme . wikispaces .com/ CHORUS Webheads – all over the world Webheads – we’re all over the world 24/7 – we’re online It doesn’t really matter – whatever the time Someone’s there to answer the CALL CHORUS You want to know how to do it right Or maybe you’re lonely in the middle of the night Someone’s there to answer your CALL CHORUS You want to join your class up across the world Or you want an expert to talk to them live Someone will answer your CALL CHORUS You’re going on a journey to a foreign land Want to meet a friend there to show you around There’ll be someone there to answer your CALL CHORUS Learning together – sharing our views Living together – sharing our news Always someone there – on the same wavelength CHORUS
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Hinweis der Redaktion
This is a quote I found from a book called “Commonspace” NOTE : From the perspective of the lecturer and student support, e-learning has very little to do with technology…its about PEOPLE! Learning communities are about the HUMAN CONNECTION! <click to next slide>
Can you build a community online? < NO! You can’t “build” a community…but you can create the environment where it has a good chance of happening. IOW, you can SHAPE a community < click to next slide>