Learning Communities in the 21st Century

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Course ID: 40926-OL
Location: Currently Offered, Online

Connectivity, communication and collaboration, as critical 21st century skills, will be the focus of this course. Students will explore how technology has changed the meaning of a community of learners and produced online Communities of Practice. Personal Learning Networks will be analyzed as an emerging component of a technical environment that requires life-long learning. The students will also learn about the innovative learning communities that are using virtual worlds as their classrooms. Hands-on exploration of online tools will be required. Prior experience is not necessary.
(ET 30306-OLTechnology & the 21st Century Learner is a pre-requisite for this course.