John Smith and Beverly Trayner have written an interesting and useful paper describing how community coordinators can use a combination of online technology and face-to-face meetings to enhance learning. In particular their designs for ramping-up discussions online in preparation for face-to-face meeting and then ramp-down online, shows how we better integrate the virtual with the real.
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