A Bridge in the Cloud?

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A Bridge in the Cloud?

  1. Steve Wheeler University of Plymouth http://www.freefoto.com Learning management systems and the personal learning environment: A bridge in the cloud? SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  2. The PLE as a counter argument to the LMS http://open.salon.com SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  3. What is Edupunk? • A resistance to commodification and commercialisation of learning • A ‘do-it-yourself’ attitude • Thinking and learning for yourself • Unleashing the ‘anarchy of the web’
  4. Edupunk philosophy “Edupunk is student- centered, resourceful, teacher- or community- created rather than corporate-sourced, and underwritten by a progressive political stance.” Source: Stephen’s Web: http://www.downes.ca/cgi-bin/page.cgi?post=44760
  5. LMS PLETENSION Institutional Personal The LMS/PLE Landscape SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  6. LMS PLE Good for secure organisation, storage and delivery of content Not good for opening up content or personalised learning Uses free/open tools that can be personalised Loosely aggregated tool set and not fully secure TENSION Institutional Personal The LMS/PLE Landscape SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  7. Personalisation of learning means ensuring that individual differences are acknowledged SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010 SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  8. Funnels and Webs Ivan Illich http://zumu.com SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010 One size does not fit all Participation, not passive reception of knowledge
  9. Learning Webs From this .... ..... To this http://sm.irsd.k12.de.us http://blogs.silverlight.net SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  10. The LMS “Institutions that use LMS are in danger of turning the Web back into a funnel” (Wheeler, 2009) http://www.chemistryland.com SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  11. Trends in Education Just for me Apprenticeship model ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  12. Trends in Education Just in case Just for me Apprenticeship model Standard Curriculum ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  13. Factory education model? http://farm4.static.flickr.com SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  14. Factory education model? http://farm4.static.flickr.com SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010 Synchronisation Batch processing Compartmentalisation Standardisation
  15. Trends in Education Just in case Just in time Just for me Apprenticeship model Standard Curriculum Bespoke Curriculum ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  16. Trends in Education Just in case Just in time Just for me Just for me Apprenticeship model Standard Curriculum Bespoke Curriculum Personalised Learning ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  17. Trends in Education Just in case Just in time Just for me Just for me Apprenticeship model Standard Curriculum Bespoke Curriculum Personalised Learning Personal Learning Environment ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  18. A system that helps learners take control of and manage their own learning. This includes providing support for learners to Personal Learning Environment Source: Wikipedia set their own learning goals manage their learning communicate with others ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  19. A system that helps learners take control of and manage their own learning. This includes providing support for learners to Personal Learning Environment set their own learning goals manage their learning communicate with others ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010 User Generated Content
  20. The one and only... http://chrissaad.wordpress.com SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  21. You can be your own ‘LMS’ Services Tools Formats Content Channels Networks Aggregation SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  22. Formal and Informal learning Formal Learning Informal Learning ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010 20% 80% Source: Cofer, D. (2000). Informal Workplace Learning.
  23. We cannot ‘manage’ self- organised learning for our students. We can only create conducive environments within which students will organise their own learning. Self Organised Learning SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  24. Personal Web Tools n = 56 Teachers Microblogging 46 Twitter, Plurk, Tumblr Blogging 26 Wordpress, Blogger Collaborative writing 12 Wikispaces, Etherpad, Google Docs, PB Task Management tool 10 RTM, Ubiquity, Evernote Search engine 13 Google, Yahoo Social network 12 Facebook, LinkedIn, Ning Social tagging/bookmark 24 Delicious, Diigo, Xmarks, Stumbleupon Social presence 14 Skype, Adobe Connect Image/Video sharing 12 Flickr, Picassa, YouTube E-mail 16 Gmail, other e-mail web services E-Portfolio 2 Mahara Other organisational tool 3 Dropbox, Coda, Zotero Aggregators (incl. RSS) 7 Feedly, Friendfeed, Netvibes, iGoogle SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  25. Top 5 teacher web tools (n=56) 46 26 24 16 14 13 12 12 12 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 Microblog Blog Social tagging E-mail Social presence Search engine Social network Collaborative writing Image sharing SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  26. Personal Learning Environment Blog LMS Social Network External Services Web 2.0 E-Portfolio Aggregator Adapted from David Delgado, 2007 Personal Learning Environment Model SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  27. External Services Web 2.0 Self organised Institutionally managed Adapted from David Delgado, 2007 E-Portfolio Aggregator Social Network Personal Learning Environment Model Blog LMS Personal Learning Environment SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  28. Functions of a Personal Learning Environment PLE Find content Create content Organise content Share content Reuse content SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  29. Functions of a Personal Learning Environment PLE Find contentFind people Create content Organise contentDiscuss Collaborate Connect Share content Compete Reuse content SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  30. Functions of a Personal Learning Environment PLE Find contentFind people Create content Organise content Communicate Discuss Collaborate Connect Share content Compete Reuse content SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010 LEARNING
  31. Generating Content Sharing Content Organising Content Blog Mashup Wiki Tagging Personal Web Tools E-portfolio SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  32. Anatomy of a PLE Personal Web Tools Source: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/anatomy-of-ple.html PWTs are any web tools, (usually Web 2.0) chosen by learners to support their lifelong learning. SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  33. Personal Learning Network Personal Web Tools Source: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/anatomy-of-ple.html Learning content is not as important now as where (or who) to connect to, to find it. PWTs are any web tools, (usually Web 2.0) chosen by learners to support their lifelong learning. SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010 Anatomy of a PLE
  34. Personal Learning Environment Personal Learning Network Personal Web Tools Source: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/anatomy-of-ple.html PLEs are not only personal web tools and personal learning networks. PLEs are much wider than this, taking in experiences and realia, as well as learning through TV, music, paper based materials, radio & more formal contexts. Learning content is not as important now as where (or who) to connect to, to find it. PWTs are any web tools, (usually Web 2.0) chosen by learners to support their lifelong learning. SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010 Anatomy of a PLE
  35. Cloud Learning Environment Personal Learning Environment Personal Learning Network Personal Web Tools Source: http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.com/2010/07/anatomy-of-ple.html Cloud Learning Environment Institutional Learning Management System SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010 CLE tools developed on top of Google Apps for Education A social and a technical bridge
  36. Source: George Siemens www.connectivism.ca/ http://www.sciencedaily.com Connectivism We live in a techno-social world Learning occurs inside and outside of people – we store our knowledge in computers and in other people – George Siemens SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  37. Since we cannot experience everything, other people’s experiences, and hence other people, become the surrogate for knowledge. http://bradley.chattablogs.com ‘I store my knowledge in my friends’ is an axiom for collecting knowledge through collecting people. - Karen Stephenson SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  38. Thank you! E: swheeler@plymouth.ac.uk B: steve-wheeler.blogspot.com T: @timbuckteeth Picture by Helen Keegan ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010

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