Learning Communities and online courses

Learning community vs participants in an on line course- There seem to be temporary or ephemeral communities, which come together in an online course, and permanent or self sustaining learning communities, learning networks built around topic specific areas which may or may not integrate online courses into it’s practice. There are design implications for either choice, but clearly defining the goal at the outset is necessary. Are we building an oline course or creating a place for a learning community.
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Social e-learning- Planning, deploying and maintaining interaction based on line courses.

E-learning uses electronic tools to enable users to participate in a learning process. Broadly defined e-learning covers a spectrum of tools and outcomes. This spectrum can range from a solitary learner participating in an interactive lesson to a group of learners participating together in an on line course. These opposite ends of the spectrum can be labeled solitary and social e-learning.
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