* Personal Learning EnvironmentsRafael Scapin, Ph.D.Coordinator of Educational TechnologyOffice of Instructional DevelopmentDawson College
* Index* Course Management Systems (CMS)* Web 2.0 and Changes in Learning* Connectivism* Introduction to PLEs* Creating your PLE* Conclusions* References* Questions
* Learning has changed!• Old way = linear, classroom based• New way = networks of people and onlineresources• The way we find, store, create, critique, andshare information has also changed: Information R/evolution
*PLE: Definition* In contrast to traditional LMS-driven e-learning solutions, a Personal Learning Environment (PLE) takes a more natural and learner-centric approach and is characterized by the freeform use of a set of lightweight services and tools that belong to and are controlled by individual learners. (Mohamed Amine Chatti , 2009)
*OAESD, May 2012Mike Carroll, Superintendent, NCESDRobert Waltenburg, Superintendent, Grant and NCESDRinda Montgomery Conwell, Assistant Superintendent, NCESDWestley Field, Director of Learning Innovation, Waverley College
* Participants will know: * The history of the Frontier Learning Network * The goals of Enhancing Learning Options. * The purpose of gaining member schools.* Participants will be able to: * Identify three of the changes they’d like to pursue * Learn more about how these changes are being implemented. * Interact with iOS devices * Share take away’s *
EdTechTeachers Students Technology * Administrators
Advantages Disadvantagesself-organising, informal learners address own needs formal learners? competence/confidence best-of-breed tools overwhelming tools social-media aware users hosted services bottom-up approach personal than group learning organisational fear of loss of control *(c) C4LPT, 2009 16
* Connect, Collaborate, Collect, Contribute Steven Knight ED554 – A2 Marymount University July 2011
Broadband Pervasivefacilitates medianetworkedinformation Links and multimedia Self-paced learning Analytics
56% of adults own laptops –up from 30% in 200652% of adults own DVRs –up from 3% in 200244% of adults own MP3 players –up from 11% in 200542% of adults own game consoles19% of adults own e-book readers - Kindle19% of adults own tablet computer - iPad
* % of cell owners *64% send photo or video *Post video 25% *55% access social net. site *30% watch a video *11% have purchased a product *11% charitable donation by text *60% (of Twitter users) access Twitter 2/22/2011 29
*What is the future of learning/knowledge?- Shana Ratner (1997) “Emerging Issues in Learning Communities” Old: New:Learning as transactionLearning as a process Knowledge is Knowledge is objective and subjective and certain provisional
*What is the future of learning/knowledge? -- Shana Ratner (1997) “Emerging Issues in Learning Old: New: Communities”Learning as transaction Learning as a processOur “intelligence” Our “intelligence” is based on our is based on our individual learning abilities communities
• Stanford CS221 – Introduction to Artificial Intelligence• Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig• Google X, a lab created to incubate the company’s most ambitious and secretive projects. He was also free to pursue outside ventures.• In a few slides, he’d spelled out the nine essential components of a university education: admissions, lectures, peer interaction, professor interaction, problem- solving, assignments, exams, deadlines, an d certification.
Hurt, J. (n.d.). Putting the social media piecestogether.Knight, S. (2011). personal alearning networks .Marymount University.Mike carrol, Robert Waltenburg and RindaMontgomery. (2012). going global with a collaborativelearning network. Westley Field.Rafeal Scapin, P. (n.d.). personal learningenvironment. Dawson College.Rainie, L. (n.d.). The Shifting Education landscape:Networked Learning. In L. Rainie, networked Learning(p. 3.26.12). monterey institute: pew internet. *
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