Widgets for Awareness and Reflection

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Widgets for Awareness and Reflection

  1. 1. Using widgets to support awareness and reflection in a PLE setting Rebecca Ferguson & Simon Buckingham Shum The Open University Ruth Deakin Crick University of Bristol
  2. 2. What is a research blog?
  3. 3. Changing and learning Learning relationships Strategic awareness Resilience Creativity Meaning making Critical curiosity LI I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I
  4. 4. I LI I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I
  5. 5. Research challenges <ul><li>Privacy issues – exposing reflection to classmates and to the world at large </li></ul><ul><li>Clarity – Can teachers and learners set this up and run it without support? </li></ul><ul><li>Scalability – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One school = 1000 pupils +200 each year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ten schools = 10,000 pupils +2000 each year </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What should we focus on? <ul><li>Providing structures for reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Providing language to support reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Providing visualisations that help learners to navigate and extend their reflection. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning analytics and recommendations </li></ul>
  7. 7. What are learning analytics? The use of data and models to predict student progress and performance, and the  ability to act on that information EDUCAUSE (2010) nextgenlearning.org dougclow.wordpress.com
  8. 8. Five-year research agenda <ul><li>Develop ethical frameworks and learning analytics that will enable us to change our assessment practices to support learning in these new educational environments. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop recommendation engines that use these analytics to provide personalised recommendations that support learning and that are valued by learners, teachers and society. </li></ul>
  9. 9. EnquiryBlogger kmi.open.ac.uk/eb

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