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Slides for presentation to Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing, Oct 2010.

Slides for presentation to Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing, Oct 2010.

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  • 1. Personal Learning Environments: A Report from the Field
    • M C Morgan for GPACW 2010
  • 2. Far Sawrey Pastoral
  • 3. Far Sawrey Ferry Crossing
  • 4.  
  • 5. PLE/PLN
    • Personal Learning Environments
    • Personal Learning Networks
    • supports ...
  • 6. informal learning
    • continuous, multi-episodic,extra-institutional learning of complex activities or subject, with some occasions of formal learning
    and is based on ...
  • 7. Connectivist Pedagogy
    • George Siemens
    • Knowledge is in - and created in - the network of connections learners make: between ideas, artifacts, activities, people ...
    • Learning is network formation: growing and pruning connections. ex: complex study such as gardening
    • which uses ...
  • 8. PLE: a self-designed exercise machine, helping a learner make network connections
    • observations, inferences, meanings - allows learner to collect, catalog, organize material, and to create new artifacts - and then share them with other learners.
    • realized in the design and activities of ...
  • 9. MOOC
    • Massive Open Online Course
    • uses PLEs and enacts connectivist pedagogy
  • 10. PLENK2010
    • Personal Learning Environments, Networks, and Knowledge
    • facilitated by George Siemens, Stephen Downs, Rita Kop, Dave Cormier
  • 11. #PLENK2010
    • Weekly topic
    • 4-5 readings (+ links)
    • Recommended activities
    • Forum discussion hosted on the PLENK Moodle site.
    • Two Elluminate sessions - one with course facilitators, another with a guest.
    • The Daily
  • 12. PLENK2010: Week 3
    • Four readings concerning Web3.0 / eXtended web: the idea that we have moved past the simple social web to one that we compile ourselves.
    • Suggested Activities this Week: This week is a bit exploratory, focusing on how the web is changing and the new directions it is/might be taking. After reviewing the readings and video this week, consider creating a video/podcast/blog post expressing trends and patterns that you feel are most significant in their impact on teaching, learning, and education.
  • 13. Four Types of Activities informing the MOOC and enacting connectivist pedagogy of creating knowledge in the network informing the MOOC and enacting connectivist pedagogy of creating knowledge in the network
    • Aggregate
    • Remix
    • Repurpose
    • Feed forward
  • 14. Open Education Movement
    • Open Learning
    • Open Courseware
    • Open Publishing
    • Open Source
    • Free texts
    • ....
  • 15. Issues
    • teachers’ roles
    • learners’ roles
    • learner support
    • assessment
    • the epistemic sense of learning
  • 16. To do
    • Start thinking about the materiality of learning: those situations, places, contexts, materials and devices that students are using to learn with - including txt and phone, twitter and email. Start re-thinking learning as something that continues w/o us and outside of our purview. Informally, not consciously structured.
  • 17. To do
    • Next - Start thinking about using PLE and MOOC activities in classes.
    • Level 3: Introduce the PLE as an in-class project: students defining their own scaffolds, aggregations and remixes.
    • Level 4: Take the risk and run a MOOC: De-latch learning from formal teaching. Pass the responsibility for learning over to the students.
    • Then share what you’ve done.
  • 18. To do
    • Share what you’ve done.
  • 19. George Siemens
    • Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute (TEKRI) at Athabasca University
  • 20. Stephen Downes
    • Researcher, National Research Council of Canada, Moncton, New Brunswick
  • 21. Dave Cormier
    • K-12. Web Projects Lead, University of Prince Edward Island.
  • 22. Martin Weller
    • Professor, Institute for Educational Technology, The Open University, UK
  • 23. Graham Attwell
    • Senior Researcher, Pontydysgu - Bridge to Learning
    • Cardiff, Wales and Bremen, Germany
  • 24. Thank you
    Pooley Bridge and Far Sawrey, Cumbria, Oct. 2010