Learning Communities

Commons in a Box: Open Academic Collaboration for Higher Ed.

As long as I’ve been interested in WordPress for Education, CUNY Commons has stood as the example of what’s possible when you mash up WordPress, WPMU, BuddyPress, and MediaWiki with some special, custom goodness. Built on open source tools, it has enabled the dedicated team at CUNY to build it into exactly the tool their community needs. I have been… Read more →

50 Great Ways to Grow Your Personal Learning Network

This is a great article from OnlineCollege.org that gives detailed directions on how to start a Personal Learning Network. Since my own posts on PLNs resonated with so many, I wanted to pass this on: Through social networks, email, video, and online chats, learners can connect with and learn from a wider range of people than ever before, yet building… Read more →