Learning Engagements As Reciprocal Networks (LEARN)!

Welcome!

Welcome to the EduQuiki Connection (EQC)! This is a Connective Open Online Learning (COOL) cooperative for anyone who wishes to connect with other educators through the creation of open educational resources, open educational processes, and open courseware!

Getting connected

To get the most out of EduQuiki Connection, you'll need to connect with other educators who will make up part of your Personal Learning Network (PLN). To get started, consider doing the following:
  • Be recognized for your contributions by completing your EduQuiki profile either by using the profile boilerplate or by creating a profile of your own. Your profile allows others to get to know more about you. You are encouraged to share with others your accomplishments and goals! (See how.)
  • Create a gmail account and begin following each other by adding people to your circles or by following them in Google+. You are also encouraged to join the EduQuiki Google+ Page.
  • Create an account in Twitter and follow people that interest you. If you are coooperating with educators related to contributions to EduQuiki, use the hashtag #eduquiki.
  • Befriend educators in facebook.
  • Create an account in Scoop.it in order to curate information based on your interests.
  • For more information regarding how to connect with others, visit OOPS.

Getting started

Anyone may participate in LEARN. In order to get started, complete the EQC orientation.

Course Contributors

If you would like to be recognized for your contributions to the EduQuiki Connection design, add your signature below:

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Stay Updated

Join Teacher Talk Time and take part in the discussions!


Explore, Discover, & Learn

Module 1: EduQuiki Ethics

Module 2: Set Goals

Module 3: Become a Reflective Practitioner

Module 4: Create an Open Educational Resource (OERs)

Module 5: Create Open Courseware

Module 6: Share Open Educational Processes


Connect & collaborate

Visit Teachers who Connect in order to begin collaborating and cooperating with others. You are also encouraged to add your own contact information there as well. Three quick ways that you can connect and collaborate with others is through Skype, Google+, or WizIQ. Certainly there are many others, but these three options are easy to use with each having their own particular strengths.

Get Help

Visit the open, online, professional support (OOPS) page to receive additional help. Or refer to the Personal Learning Action Network (PLAN) sheet and search for the column heading, What are your strengths which could be used to help others?

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Attribution

Instructional Ideas and Technology Tools for Online Success

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Adela Solís, Ph.D., is a senior education associate in IDRA’s Field Services. Comments and questions may be directed to her via e-mail at feedback@idra.org.

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