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Document Number: 10913

Can Online Learning Communities Achieve the Goals of Traditional Professional Learning Communities? What the Literature Says - Research finds flexibility is the greatest advantage of online learning communities and by and large, online communities of teachers can achieve the same goals as traditional learning communities. The online learning community is better at promoting self-reflection, but worse in that teachers' motivation to engage peers and contribute regularly is worse than in a face-to-face group. (Cynthia L. Blitz,National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, September 2013)...


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