Social Curation 3 “…Today there is a new wave of social bookmarking tools in the name of 'Social Curation', which are empowered with some really innovative collaborative sharing tools to make sense of the overloaded web by organizing discoveries and resources into mind-stimulating topics, stories, collections, etc..” – Zaid Ali Alsagoff Article: http://tiny.cc/5245h
Scoop.it! Create your topic-centric media by collecting gems among relevant streams. Publish it to your favorite social media or to your blog.
Mobile Learning 4 Source: http://tiny.cc/6wu04
Connectivism 5 “…knowledge is distributed across a network of connections, and therefore that learning consists of the ability to construct and traverse those networks...” George Siemens & Stephen Downes More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connectivism
Personal Learning Environments
Personal Learning Environments (PLE) Steve Wheeler, University of Plymouth, 2011 Source: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/anatomy-of-ple.html
But, what about the LMS? PLE LMS “Rather than integrating different tools into a centralized system, the idea is to provide the learner with a myriad of tools and hand over control to her to select, combine and use the tools the way she deems fit.”. - Mohamed Amine Chatti Adapted from: http://tiny.cc/ozffg
PLE Where to Start? Source: http://www.pamorama.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/artoflistening.jpg
Example of PLEs A collection of PLEs: http://edtechpost.wikispaces.com/PLE+Diagrams
My Essential PLE Tools?
With RSS You Can Create Your Own Online Newspaper
Ways RSS is being used: RSS Newsfeeds Blogs Wikis Podcasts
Twitter for Learning? Don’t just follow… ENGAGE! #edchat - Education##edutech - Educational Technology#web20chat - Web 2.0#DistEd – Distance education and e-learning#innochat – Innovation in education#Lrnchat – Learning issues for educators#ellchat – English Language Learners http://twitter.com/zaidlearn Article: http://tiny.cc/lp0b0
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Technical Challenges Tools overload Firewall blocking Accessibility Usability & ease-of-use “The Standalone LMS is Dead” - Dan Pontefract
Social Challenges Content ownership Not all use social media Digital literacy skills Child safety “…Many learners may not have the confidence and competence to develop and configure their own tools for learning“ - Graham Attwell
Pedagogical Challenges Out of the comfort zone Plagiarism &authenticity Instructional design Testing &assessment
Explore PLE further? The Experts… Steve Wheeler George Siemens Mohamed Amine Chatti
Steve Wheeler http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/
Stephen Downes Graham Attwell
Conclusion NO centralized system today that meets all our learning needs. A necessity to use a variety of tools to support our learning needs. There is NO perfect PLE model. Perfecting our PLE is a lifelong process. Building PLE will become increasingly important in the future. Empower yourself and students to build PLE!
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