Finding and using web widgets for self-regulated learning


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This presentation explains how to find web widgets (ROLE Showcase Platform, ROLE Widget Store, other platforms) and use them for self-regulated learning in a PLE (Personal Learning Environment) or a PLMS (Personal Learning Management System).

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Finding and using web widgets for self-regulated learning

  1. 1. Finding and using web widgetsfor self-regulated learningDiana Dikke, imc AG ©
  2. 2. Contents1. Responsive Open Learning Environments (ROLE)2. Widgets and their use for self-regulated learning3. Demo 1: Finding widgets in a Widget Store4. Demo 2: Using widgets in a PLMS5. Perspectives and advantages19.10.2011 ©
  3. 3. Responsive Open Learning Environments (ROLE)Responsive: • Responsiveness to learners‘ needs, wishes and preferences • Individually-adapted learning tools, services and resourcesOpen: • Open social system based on Web 2.0 technology • Interoperable between software systems and technologyLearning: • Supports individual and collaborative learning processes • Serves to assist lifelong learningEnvironment: • Brings together multiple target groups • Includes various tools, services and resources19.10.2011 ©
  4. 4. Responsive Open Learning Environments (ROLE) Skill Profile Background Learner Goals Preferences Model Learning Learning History Progress ROLE Learner Model19.10.2011 ©
  5. 5. Widgets and their use for self-regulated learningWidget: small portable web-enabled application, often geared towardperforming a single task.Widget Bundle: set of widgets that have been found useful to be usedtogether in the scope of a single or a range of learning activities. Goal-setting Self-monitoring Self-regulated Time management Self-evaluation learning activities Resources-search Task-strategies19.10.2011 ©
  6. 6. Widgets and their use for self-regulated learning Find widgets: • ROLE Widget Store • ROLE Showcase Platform • Other Widget Stores, e.g. • iGoogle • Widgipedia • Widgetbox • Netvibes Use widgets: • Personal Learning Environment (PLE) • Personal Learning Management System (PLMS)19.10.2011 ©
  7. 7. Demo 1: Finding widgets in a Widget StoreThe ROLE Showcase Platform is a kind of virtual showroom representing softwarecreated in scope of the ROLE project.Content types: Widget Bundles, ROLE Tools, and User Reports.19.10.2011 ©
  8. 8. Demo 1: Finding widgets in a Widget StoreThe ROLE Widget Store is a web platform, which represents a catalog of learningwidgets and widget bundles to be searched and added in users’ PLEs.Widgets categories: • Collaboration & Communication • Create & Manipulate • Explore & View • Plan & Organize • Reflect & Evaluate • Search & get Recommendation • Train & Test19.10.2011 ©
  9. 9. Demo 2: Using widgets in a PLMS Learner profile is set and updated Plan Learner gets and provides Learner finds and selects feedback content and tools Reflect Learn Learner works on selected content and toolsROLE Psycho-Pedagogical Integration Model (PPIM)19.10.2011 ©
  10. 10. Demo 2: Using widgets in a PLMS CLIX LMS: Widgets to support planning phase19.10.2011 ©
  11. 11. Perspectives and advantages For the learner: For the organisation: • Personalised learning tools, • New learning methods and tools services, and content • Extension of organisational • Considering learner‘s background, learning environment goals, and preferences • Additional tools for informal learning • Supporting collaborative learning (learning with friends, etc.) • Supporting specific learning goals relevant for the organisation • Easy to find and use learning tools • Supporting collaboration between and content employees • Having fun • Increasing employees‘ motivation19.10.2011 ©
  12. 12. Thank you for the attention19.10.2011 ©