1. It’s closed and doesn’t promote discussion or exchange of innovative methods of teaching and learning. Quite a few comments were directed at the listed groups. The first thing you see is a long list of closed groups. This discourages browsing for open groups that invite interested people to enter and participate in topics of open exchange. The open groups should be listed first. Is there a General Commons group? If there is, it’s not obvious. Maybe two areas would help, Open Groups and Committees (Closed Groups)…separate the two.