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  1. 1. PERSONAL LEARNINGENVIRONMENTM.N MASHEGO201120558PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 3A
  2. 2. PERSONAL LEARNINGPERSONAL LEARNINGENVIRONMENTENVIRONMENT
  3. 3. DEFINITIONS“A personal learning environment is a facility of anindividual to access, aggregate, configure andmanipulate digital artifacts of their ongoing learningexperiences”Ron Lubensky, URL: http://ow.ly/1lCPi
  4. 4. DEFINITIONS CONTINUED“[It] is a unique interface into the owner’s digitalenvironment. It integrates their personal andprofessional interests (including their formal andinformal learning), connecting these via a series ofsyndicated and distributed feeds.”Terry Anderson, URL: http://ow.ly/1lD01
  5. 5. SUMMARY OF PLEPLE as part of Personal Learning Network andProfessional Learning Network
  6. 6. It is not just young peoplewho use social software forlearning
  7. 7. The Idea of the PLE…http://www.cetis.ac.uk/members/ple/resources/edf.ppt
  8. 8. Social software iswidely used in theworkplace forinformal learning.Hence studentteachers are requiredto start creating theirPLE’s at an earlystage of their career
  9. 9. “This can be seen as the starting point for [their]professional digital footprint, [and] something theycan take with them and update throughout theircareer as educator[s].”Prof Lautenbach & Dr J. Batchelor, URL:http://goo.gl/BElZNSchools need to be resourced with the 21stcenturylearning environments viz. Computer and Sciencelabs.
  10. 10. • Teachers need to create their own PLE’s that willallow them to share and exchange information andresearch with fellow colleagues.• Teachers have to assist learners in create their ownPLE’s that will help them get access to educationalhelp and information.• Teachers and learners need to integrate their PLE’sfor effective learning and teaching.
  11. 11. Professional Network OrganizingLMS, Social network, StartpageDevelopment of Professional Learning Network
  12. 12. The Concept…• Learning is centered around the interests of thelearner• This learning is immersive – learning by doing• The computer connects the student to the rest ofthe world
  13. 13. “the heart of the concept of thePLE is that it is a tool that allowsa learner (or anyone) to engagein a distributed environmentconsisting of a network of people,services and resources. It is notjust Web 2.0, but it is certainlyWeb 2.0 in the sense that it is (inthe broadest sense possible) aread-write application.”Stephen Downes, 2006
  14. 14. Web 2.0 allowsyoung people to beactive co-creatorsof knowledge
  15. 15. Online Learning• Has been around since 1995 or so• Really grew with the World WideWeb• Has advanced tremendouslyMany positive developments in thelast few years worth sharing…
  16. 16. WHERE TO BEGIN?
  17. 17. Open Educational Resources• MIT’s OpenCourseWare projectand the OpenCourseWare Consortium• Open University’s Open Courses• OER initiativesHewlett, Wellcome, OECD, UNESCO• Creative Commons and CC materialsin Flickr, Yahoo, Google, Wikipedia, Wikiversity, etc.
  18. 18. Access…• One-to-one computingsuch as the Maine laptop project,now spreading rapidly• One Laptop per Childhas launched –computers in Nigeria• Wireless access3G networks, WLAN…
  19. 19. Forming Learning Network forCompetence DevelopmentLMS, Social network, Startpage
  20. 20. Forming the learning network of the course Internet Technologies is to:(1)provide sustainable value to students, not only during the course, but also afterits finishing(2)stimulate them to contribute their knowledge, insights and experiences on acontinuous basisForming the learning network of the course Internet Technologies is to:(1)provide sustainable value to students, not only during the course, but also afterits finishing(2)stimulate them to contribute their knowledge, insights and experiences on acontinuous basisForming Learning Network forCompetence DevelopmentLMS, Social network, Startpage
  21. 21. The idea of a PersonalLearning Environmentrecognizes that learning iscontinuing and seeks to providetools to support that learning
  22. 22. Using whatever tools anddevices which the learnerschoose
  23. 23. It also recognises the role of theindividual in organising their ownlearning
  24. 24. Click to watch a video thatdemonstrates the integration of aTeacher-Learner PLE http://tubidy.mobi
  25. 25. Conclusion• Social networks contribute to theprocesses by which learners meet andcommunicate, and pool, share, learnabout and reuse their resources,knowledge and competencies• Social networks contribute to theprocesses by which learners meet andcommunicate, and pool, share, learnabout and reuse their resources,knowledge and competencies
  26. 26. BIBLIOGRAPHY• Conference, T. 5. I. S., 2009. From PersonalLearning Environment Building to ProfessionalLearning Network Forming. Sofia, Bulgaria,Malinka Ivanova, Technical University .• Downes, S., 2007. The Future of OnlineLearning and Personal Learning Environments.s.l., s.n.• www.knownet.com/writing/weblogs/Graham_Attwell

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