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200726223 mohlala t, prof 3a

  1. 1. Giving a choices of options
  2. 2.  We live in technologically driven society,where technological devices, throughsocial networks, have made the world tojust a village Technology has broken down theconnection barriers between people andenabled us to form relationships
  3. 3.  This presentation seeks to explain the conceptsof professional learning Environment andNetworks It will also show that prospective users have achoice of beginning where they want informing Personal learning environments andnetworks Finally it will show why these environmentsand networks are needed
  4. 4. The sum of the two +mobile phone= Relationship
  5. 5.  As seen above, no one can deny thepower of technology and therefore thesocial networks that come with it toconnect people no matter where they are The question is: can the moderntechnologies called web 2.0 and socialnetworks be used to enhance the processof learning?
  6. 6. These are webbased learningcentres that arepersonal butinformationcan be shared
  7. 7. Source: http://econsultancy.com2 Billion views/day24 hours/minuteSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2011There are many web based servicesthat connect people, for example
  8. 8. You can startby makingyour ownprofessionallearningenvironment,then enter anetworkYou can startforming or enter aprofessionallearning network,which will thenprovide you with aprofessionallearningenvironmentOR
  9. 9. Where to start
  10. 10. This is an online web service that allowsusers to exchange information andResourcesIt provides a platform on which peoplecan follow expects in their field who areactive on itNotifications about recent events can besent to users by email to keep theminformed
  11. 11.  This allows learners to exchangeinformation amongst themselves or withteachers This contributes to learning as acontinuous process that can happeninformally
  12. 12. Personal LearningEnvironment Personal LearningNetworkProfessional LearningNetworkReceive professionalnetwork servicesSelf-arrangement ofnetwork services
  13. 13. As seen, a person can have a personallearning environment which stems fromjoining a learning networkLets us now look at the rout that startsfrom the personal learning environment tothat of a network
  14. 14.  There are web services that can be usedto store information which can beaccessed any place at any time This allows the user to manage the content athis or her convenience
  15. 15. PersonalLearningNetwork PersonalLearningEnvironment©SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2009
  16. 16. Everything is relatives
  17. 17. ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2009
  18. 18.  Hence the need for a personallearning environment and network A personal learning environment ornetwork will…..
  19. 19. (1)provide sustainable value tostudents, not only during the course,but also after its finishing(2)stimulate them to contribute theirknowledge, insights and experienceson a continuous basis
  20. 20.  How can we support lifelongcompetence development? Personal LearningEnvironments have thepotential to meet such achallenge
  21. 21. Personal learning environmentsand networksare based on the idea thatlearning will take place in differentcontexts and situationsand will not be provided by asingle learning provider
  22. 22. anytimepersonalisedanyplacehttp://ithalas.comSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2011
  23. 23.  This presentation has explained PLE&N as webbased learning centres that are convenient foranytime anywhere use It has shown that the choice of where to startrest with the user, who can start from anetwork and make it a personal learningenvironment or start from a personal to anetwork Most importantly, PLE&N are vital for life longlearning, for both the educator and learners
  24. 24.  (http://www.slideshare.net/Downes/the-future-of-online-learning-and-personal-learning-environments) http://www.slideshare.net/search/slideshow?searchfrom=header&q=Personal+learning+environments http://www.slideshare.net/search/slideshow?searchfrom=header&q=Personal+learning+networks http://www.slideshare.net/bethanyvsmith/creating-an-online-personal-learning-network-presentation http://www.slideshare.net/timbuckteeth/its-personal-learning-spaces-learning-webs http://www.slideshare.net/bethanyvsmith/creating-an-online-personal-learning-network-presentation http://www.slideshare.net/timbuckteeth/the-future-of-learning-6809148 http://www.slideshare.net/GrahamAttwell/personal-learning-enviroments-the-future-of-education-presentation