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The Solution...Schools must stop simply meeting and start connecting and sharing, and encourage transparent learning. One way to rethink the faculty meeting is to use a Google Doc for planned or impromptu collaborations.
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If you want to try this out with any of my online classes, you are welcome to do so. Up to 8 people can take a class, and this would be such an engaging easy way to get 3 credits while collaborating with other people. It is also a way you could collaborate with people that lived in another state or even other part of the world. (Some people have taken my classes from China, Malaysia, New Guinea and other countries!)