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  • Introduction

      Learning Communities Online Virtual Learning School clusters and LCOs The 4 Ps How to use this handbook

  • Learning Communities Online

    ...ion The term ‘Learning Communities Online’ (LCO) was coined in 20...be the primary focus of these communities. The emphasis here is on the emerging pedagogical practices that must be explored and adopt...ools may be a part of several communities, and each will be defined dif...

  • Learner Needs

      Focus Ensure learner needs are identified and addressed i...port for students who will be online learners, the numbers of stud...s of a need to participate in online learning (such as enrolment i...outside of their own learning communities. One overarching protocol tha...

  • Relationships and Communication

      Focus Ensure regular, effective communication with stakeholders Explanation Comm...group which enables them to discuss, utilize and model online comm...tion and websites, and moving towards a range of other online c...

  • Logistical Coordination

    ...an LCO that directly support online learning will be eTeachers, s...r the overall coordination of online learning and also for the sup.... This covers aspects such as online time (synchronous and asynchron...Action Investigate current practice for staffing provisions for o...

  • Professional Development & Support

      Focus Establish initial professional development (induction) pro...evelopment of the Learning Community Online. Many LCO have an induction d...lls, knowledge, and understanding of online lear...ing design and pedagogy that will be practiced in the context of an online...

  • Pedagogy

    ...in applying this to their own practice. Teachers will need support...is for them to be involved in online learning themselves. Investigat...d to enable change in teacher practice and improvement in student le...ct). Join and/or facilitate online professional learning events....

  • Finance/Funding

      Focus Coordinate financial systems within and between schools. Finalise budget. Explan...Develop a cluster-wide policy determining individual school budgets to meet possible online c...

  • Learning and Teaching Resources

      Focus Make decisions about how to access and develop appropriate tea...ed that the development of resources for online learning is a large and ongoi...o effectively find appropriate resources online, and...ces is not only vital for the support of online l...

  • Administration & Support Strategies

      Focus Establish LCO level management team and systems. Explanation In addition t...directly concerned with the day-to- day operations of online teac...eachers and coordinators in schools e.g. publishing of online l...