3. Communicate with others in theprocessing of learning.
• “Personal Learning Environments - areconcept based on Web 2 .0 and socialsoftware” (Atwell, 2007)• They includeWeb technologies like blogs,wikis, Facebook, twitter, etc.
• Another definition given by (Lubensky, 2006)points a “PLE as a facility for an individual toaccess, aggregate, configure and manipulatedigital artefacts of their on-going learningexperiencesDEFINITION CONT…
OTHER DEFINITIONS OF PLE• The idea behind a PLE is discussed in(Attwell, 2007): a PLE comes to recognizethat learning is a continuing process andseeks to provide tools that are going to beable support that learning.
• PLE recognizes the role of theindividual in organizing his or herown learning, to point that learningwill take place in different settingsand situations and provided bymultiple learning providers
from the definitions one candeduce the function of PLEas…
o TOOLS OVERLOADo Firewall BLOCKINGo ACCESSABILITYo USABILITYTECHNICAL CHALLENGES
• CONTENT OWNERSHIP• CHILD SAFETY• NOT EVERYONE USES TECHNOLOGY• DIGITAL LITERACY SKILLSOCIAL CHALLENGES
• INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN• TEASTING AND ASSESSMENTPEDAGOGICAL CHALLENGES
• No centralised system meets all our learningneeds• There is a need to use a variety of tools tosupport our learning needs• Creating a personal learning environment is alifelong process• Personal learning will be useful in futureCONCLUSION
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