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Communication dynamics: Discussion boards, weblogs and the development of communities of inquiry in online learning environments

Online learning environments (OLEs) are now critical to teaching and learning across Australian higher education. Their influence impacts on the availability of content, the design of courses and, perhaps most pedagogically significantly, the nature of communication. The discussion board is … Continue reading

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Die LMS die! You too PLE!

Why do we need a PLE when we already have the Internet? The Internet is my PLE, ePortfolio, VLE what ever. Thanks to blogger, bloglines, flickr, delicious, wikispaces, ourmedia, creative commons, and what ever comes next in this new Internet … Continue reading

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PLE’s versus LMS: Are PLEs ready for Prime time?

I’ve been trying to get my head around the viability of moving educational programming from institutionally centered Learning Management Systems (LMS) systems, or even institutionally owned and controlled educational social systems like Elgg or Barnraiser, to a distributed and likely … Continue reading

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Personal Learning Environments: Student Processes and Decisions

We in educational technology are often accused of focusing too much attention on technology and tools rather than cognitive processes. I’ve struggled with this myself, most often because I enjoy assessing the learning potential of new technologies. John Seeley Brown … Continue reading

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The design and development of a Personal Learning Environment: Researching the Learner Experience

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Exploring Personal Learning Environments

In April 2007, I started to explore personal learning environments (PLEs) and how people are using a combination of on and off-line tools to turbo-charge their own learning. My first post on the topic continues to be the most popular … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 and Your Own Learning and Development – Stephen Downes

How Web 2.0 supports interaction, usability and relevance in online learning.

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Plex – Personal Learning Environment

PLEX has been developed at the University of Bolton by Phillip Beauvoir, Mark Johnson, Oleg Liber, Colin Milligan, Paul Sharples and Scott Wilson. Features Manage Activities, People and Resources Opportunities Explorer RSS subscription Atom, FOAF, Blogger support IMS Enterprise support … Continue reading

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What is a PLE? The future or just another buzz word?

The rather hazy concept of a PLE has been around for a while now, but with CETIS receiving JISC funding to develop a Reference Model for the PLE space, the pace of work, and debate, in this area has increased … Continue reading

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Starting a PLN – Domain and Webhosting

Steps to – Image by Getty Images via @daylife Purchasing your Webserver and Domain Setting up your Webserver and Domain Assignment #2: Domain and Webhosting | Digital Storytelling.

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