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Julia Parra's Website / Twitter Top 5 Activity

Julia Parra's Website / Twitter Top 5 Activity | Collaboration & Group Work | Scoop.it
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This activity promotes cooperative to collaborative group work and scaffolds the development of both collaborative group work skills and collaboration tool use skills.

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Getting Started Module Example

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EDLT 560 Fostering Online Learning Communities Getting Started Module Overview It is a best practice in an online course (and in any course) to make sure that everyone is familiar with the learning environment, that everyone has a chance to get acquainted, that communications are established, and th
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This is an example Getting Started Module that includes setup for student collaboration with online collaboration tools.

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Online Collaboration Tools

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Software tools, web apps and services for online collaboration
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Why we need group work in Online Learning

Why we need group work in Online Learning | Collaboration & Group Work | Scoop.it
This post is 1st in a 3 part series on the topic of group work in online learning communities. Post 2 will be about strategies for effective group work, and post 3, successful evaluation and outcom...
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Julia Parra's comment, September 26, 2013 4:03 PM
make sure to click through the next two posts...
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Successful Online Outcomes: Group Work | The Sloan Consortium

Successful Online Outcomes: Group Work | The Sloan Consortium | Collaboration & Group Work | Scoop.it
Learn how to address those collaborative group work challenges with help from #Sloanc @ http://t.co/lqbPipsOO4
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I'll be facilitating this workshop soon and I'm really struggling with group work in my own course so it's time for some great conversations about the next steps related to scaffolding, phases, and technology for collaboration (my PSTC model is having growing pains) specifically as it's related to online group work.

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Julz Tools/Toolz List

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This is my list of tools that includes a Collaboration and Productivity section.

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Best of Breed

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Here are the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014 in 7 categories. If you'd like to find out even more about these tools, then take a look at the 2014 Guidebook 1 EDUCATIONAL 2 COURSE development 3 PRES...
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There is a Communication and Collaboration section provided.

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10 Collaboration Trends for 2015

10 Collaboration Trends for 2015 | Collaboration & Group Work | Scoop.it
Companies of all sizes have adopted collaboration tools, but many still struggle to find tools that meet all of their needs. The following trends come in part from data and conclusions from a recent survey of over 500 practitioners.

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Workplace Evolutionaries's curator insight, February 27, 2015 7:28 PM

Note to self: virtual teams are the norm; meetings are poor because no one is measuring results; the problem isn't the technology, it's the behaviors. 


Lots of good advice here.

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About group chat - Chat Help

About group chat - Chat Help | Collaboration & Group Work | Scoop.it
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I've been a big proponent of Skype in the past for group work but recently my students are experiencing a high level of frustration getting started with Skype (i.e. too much emphasis on getting a paid account and weirdness with new Windows OS). So I'm exploring a big move to Google Chat. But a big plus with Skype is having it open as a standalone program, so can you tell I'm struggling...

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Emerald | Cutting-edge Technologies in Higher Education | Developing Technology and Collaborative Group Work Skills: Supporting Student and Group Success in Online and Blended Courses

Emerald | Cutting-edge Technologies in Higher Education | Developing Technology and Collaborative Group Work Skills: Supporting Student and Group Success in Online and Blended Courses | Collaboration & Group Work | Scoop.it
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This is my first attempt at addressing collaborative group work in online/blended environments, I think it's time for a part 2!

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