Leading Tools Most LMS, LCMS and CMS have community functions built in to the product. Moodle Atutor Olat .LRN Blackboard
Open Source Options Web 2.0 Wiki’s Blogs Podcasts – Itunes U, Jpodder, etc. Video - Youtube Social Networks: Facebook, MySpace, etc. Twitter, Whispur, etc.
Conclusions Connection to the correct community Interest/Challenge Nurture/develop love of learning Guidance is critical
Learning Communities Q & A Allen Apgar
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