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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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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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Building Community in Web-based Learning Environments: Strategies, Techniques and Tools

The Web has received widespread acceptance and use for creating and supporting learning activities across disciplines within higher education. However, satisfaction with the Web for purposes of learning has not been as strong as proponents may have hoped. Creating a … Continue reading

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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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HOLD THE FRONT PAGE – PLE’s need Teachers

Call it a PLE if you like, to me it is connectivist learning. Other terms that i can identify with are Dave Cormier’s ‘Community as Curriculum‘ approach and Wendy Drexler’s elucidation of Networked learning in the ‘Networked student model‘ (video) … Continue reading

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The Inevitable Personal Learning Environment Post

Seems like there’s a big wave ‘o people talking about PLEs in some pretty major terms. Stephen, for example, says this: It’s just you, your community, and the web, an environment where you are the centre and where your teachers … Continue reading

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