Not sure if you're ready to benefit from working online? Answer this concise list of questions to see if you have the skills necessary to be successful in the Digital CoP!
Do you have experience accessing web sites and navigating around a web page?
Do you value gathering high quality web-based resources on pertinent topics?
Do you know how to open and save files in a word processor?
Are you comfortable communicating by email?
Do you have experience posting messages on a discussion board or in a chat room?
Does your schedule require you to have flexibility in your professional development opportunities?
Are you a self-directed learner who has the self-discipline to complete learning tasks on your own?
Can you pace yourself to keep up with weekly tasks?
Do you already use technology in your classroom, and you're ready to take it to the next level?
Are you interested in hands-on, project-based learning experiences?
Are you looking for interaction with colleagues who share your interests?
Do you learn best building understandings with like-minded colleagues?
Does discussion of new content help you to understand and internalize it more effectively?
Are you seeking to earn graduate credits or seat hours as part of your professional development experience?
If you answered "Yes" to ten or more of these questions, then you're ready to take advantage of everything the Digital Community of Practice has to offer!