http://ecommunity.pwsd76.ab.ca http://collaboration.pwsd76.ab.ca @ Peace Wapiti School Division
as a platform that comes with a great set of bricks. Imagine Ever seen or played with ?
Let’s imagine we can do four basic things with four basic colour bricks Communicate Store Evaluate Collaborate
Files We can store… Folders Links Webpage LMS package Database Labels Portfolio*
We can communicate through… Messaging Forums Calendar Dialogue RSS Chatroom
We can collaborate through… Workshop Database Blog Glossary Wiki Lesson Forum Social network*
We can evaluate with… Survey Assignment Gradebook Choice Quiz Scales Grade Ratings
We can have as many basic bricks as we want.
But we can get many other, compatible bricks too. Podcast ELGG Mahara Certificate Polls Timers Games Widgets Calculators these plus nearly 400 other compatible modules, plugins, blocks, filters, activities… Google Apps Individual Learning Plan LAMS OpenMeetings Translate HotPotatoes
Given the same building blocks we will all create something a little different.
We decide who gets in and does what in our courses … and for that reason we have roles: Admin can do, see & edit anything on the site Teacher can do, see & edit anything in their course Student can do, see & edit in course as assigned by teacher Guest can only look in to parts allowed Permissions for parent or any other role can be specified...
We can easily watch what others do… … and control as much or as little as we want.