Category Archives: Ple/Pln

Personal learning environments, personal learning networks

The networked student model for construction of personal learning environments

Principles of networked learning, constructivism, and connectivism inform the design of a test case through which secondary students construct personal learning environments for the purpose of the independent inquiry. Emerging web applications and open educational resources are integrated to support … Continue reading

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A World to Change

Read But more than that: we need, first, to take charge of our own learning, and next, help others take charge of their own learning. We need to move beyond the idea that an education is something that is provided … Continue reading

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Becoming a network learner: Towards a practice of freedom

Read Presentation/introduction of “why and how I became a Network Learner“, by Scott Leslie.

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Content creation

Read One of the most important digital literacies students require today is the ability to create appropriate content. Content creation is an important feature in many personal learning environment (PLE) models, and together with organising and sharing, makes up the … Continue reading

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Personal Learning Network Competencies

Read Admittedly, finding a group of folks who share your passions can offer support, guidance and quick tips for simple challenges. For example, finding the right quilting group for a lone quilter can be a dream come true. But what … Continue reading

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Managing and Learning in MOOCs – massive(ly) open online courses

A model of: – design – pedagogy – delivery – assessment is emerging Read

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Complexity and Personal Learning Environments

Read In a recent post to Dave’s Educational Blog, Dave Cormier made a number of comments about MOOCs (massively open online courses) in general, #PLENK2010 in particular, and personal learning networks/environments. Most of what he had to say was, as … Continue reading

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Involving Students in Managing their own Learning

Read The primary function of universities is to equip students with the knowledge and skills they need to prosper throughout their professional career. Today, to be successful, students will need to continually enhance their knowledge and skills, in order to … Continue reading

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Rhizomatic learning, ubiquitous computing, mobile devices and Personal Learning Environments

I,m working on a new paper on PLEs. I’m finding the idea of Rhizomatic learning extremely useful. Here is an extract from the paper. Read

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It’s Personal: Learning Spaces, Learning Webs

Read My slides for the upcoming PLE/PLN Online Symposium hosted by the University of Manitoba are now available for viewing above. In ‘It’s Personal: Learning Spaces, Learning Webs’, I attempt to compare and contrast a number of learning philosophies, and … Continue reading

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