The Ideal Digital Learning Community quest discusses the concept of an exemplary digital learning community and the general requirements for participating in such an environment.
Consider for a moment the concept of the ideal Digital Learning Community.
Imagining an ideal digital learning community and sharing that vision with others in the form of a video, graphic, podcast, or blog post.
Using information obtained regarding digital learning communities and their members, describe the consummate DLC. While contemplating and visualizing an ideal DLC, address the following questions:
Need examples of impressive DLCs? If so, visit some or all of the following digital communities.
OpenStudy is an intriguing DLC. Acting as a social learning network, OpenStudy’s digital community is a virtual place, where students request and give help as well as network with others who are studying similar topics. This DLC’s mission is using technology to overcome limitations of location to make the world one enormous study group.
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Consider what would be needed to create an ideal digital learning community. What would be needed to bring such a vision to fruition? What can one do to make an existing DLC more attractive to and welcoming for students and teachers? Compose a post in your blog and share your vision of the ideal DLC. The vision may take any number of forms:
After completing a blog post that meets the requirements of this quest, submit the link to the post in the Submission Form at the bottom of this page.
Next, as a courtesy to fellow TOOL participants, join the Participate 1.1.3 Ideal Digital Learning Community Forum and share the link to your post. Upon sharing the link with fellow TOOL participants, consider providing helpful feedback to others regarding this topic.
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