SCoPE Community. Essential Elements for Informal Learning. Sylvia Currie, SFU Heather Ross, SIAST. Met in person for the first time today!. Overview. Background of SCoPE Elements, emphases, and catalysts Evidence that SCoPE is a virtual learning community The work that is needed.
Essential Elements for Informal Learning
Sylvia Currie, SFUHeather Ross, SIAST
Met in person for the first time
Schwier (2001) -
Virtual Learning Communities
An orientation to the future
In keeping with the tradition at SCoPE, newcomers, latecomers, lurkers, and passersby are always welcomed!
Different modes and levels of engagement
Email subscriptions to forums
Spontaneous entry into a discussion
“Been lurking asynchronously, but my activation threshold has been reached and I have to jump in with some desultory comments.”
Corrie Bergeron - 26 January 2007
“SCoPE is such an amazing learning environment. See you on the 4th!” (Ian McLeod 2 April 2007)
Sharing knowledge in workplaces and local communities (plurality)