How can we help teachers imagine a different pathway? Rub up against new resources and content?
Facilitating an online community for a client relies on a careful tightrope walk between the needs of the client and the needs of the community members. But it’s members first, every time. CBAM can be a useful framework for thinking about starting points:
Note: Corrected Passonable link from the slides above: http://passonable.wordpress.com/writing-online/
…and some further thoughts to consider:
Resources to act as jumping off points for community facilitators:
- INSTEP Consolidation Phase – Online Communities of Practice: Check out Appendix 1 for a useful overview
- Ten Tips for Effective Online Facilitation: Self-explanatory. Points 8 perhaps not as relevant.
- Building trust online: An extract from INSTEP: Ki te Aoturoa
- Buzzing Communities: How to Build Bigger, Better, and More Active Online Communities – Richard Millington
- Literature Review and Synthesis: Online Communities of Practice. Kwok Wing Lai, Keryn Pratt, Megan Anderson Julie Stigter Published: 2006.