Creating an Online Learning Community

Presentation Category: 
Career Pathways/ Industry Sectors
Presentation Description: 
Learn how to build an online learning community through the use of technology tools and social networking sites. This workshop provides information on how to facilitate online collaborative learning. These methods and tools can be used to teach, manage class projects, and operate on-campus clubs. The tools and techniques presented in this workshop are valuable in any educational setting. The methods in this workshop support constructivist teaching and learning. This presentation is facilitated by members of the Folsom Lake College SIFE team a student organization.
Presentation Style
Lecture Style: 
Interactive Style: 
Lead Presenter
Lead Presenter Name: 
Ryan Fuerst
Chief Executive Officer
Additional Presenter 1
Additional Presenter 1: 
Alex Klemp
Chief Technology Officer
Folsom Lake College Students In Free Enterprise
Additional Presenter 2
Additional Presenter 2: 
Matthew Thesing
Chief Marketing Officer
Folsom Lake College Students In Free Enterprise

Funding Opportunities

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides funding to states to replace cuts to K-12 and higher education for several purposes including teacher professional development for making progress toward rigorous college and career-ready standards.

Information links for funding professional development:

Using Recovery Funds to Drive School Reform and Improvement

AARA Title I Part A Funds

Implementing the Recovery Act

Implementation Ideas from the Field

Perkins Funding

The CCPC conference includes professional development topics for faculty, counselors, and administrators that meet requirements of the 2006 Perkins Act (Sections 122, 124, 134, and 135).

Information links for funding professional development:

Perkins IV (2006) Legislation

Perkins IV (2006) Policy Guidance