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Anagramming PLE: Empowering Professional Learning through microblogging


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Anagramming PLE: Empowering Professional Learning through microblogging

  1. 1. Anagramming PLE: Empowering Professional Learning through microblogging<br />Gabriela GROSSECK (@ggrosseck)<br />Carmen HOLOTESCU (@cami13)<br />For the beginning:<br />
  2. 2. HOW can a PLE be built, shaped and conceptualized on a microblogging platform?<br />CASE STUDY:<br />
  3. 3. Facilities of<br />Especially designed for education; launched in March 2008 by Timsoft,<br /> a Romaniancompanyspecializedin eLearning & mobile applications<br /><ul><li>15000 users</li></ul>interface in Romanian, English andGerman<br />featured in<br />“Top 100 Tools for Learning”<br />
  4. 4. Characteristics / Facilities<br /><ul><li>public and private groups
  5. 5. (courses, trainings, projects, research, events, culture, art, music, languages, family, hobby, etc)
  6. 6. messages can be also imported from Twitter/Blogs
  7. 7. group communication </li></ul>(interactions online or via SMS)<br /><ul><li>feeds monitoring </li></ul>(sites/blogs/social networks/search feeds online or via SMS)<br /><ul><li>polls, quizzes (online or via SMS)
  8. 8. statistics, visualizations, tags</li></ul>Images with CC from Lumaxart and crystaljingsr<br />
  9. 9. Multimedia objects embedded<br />audio<br />images<br />presentations<br />polls<br />(live) video<br />mindmaps<br />livestreaming<br />documents<br />Images with CC from Lumaxart and crystaljingsr<br />
  10. 10. as a social network<br /><ul><li> profile centered
  11. 11. object-centric:
  12. 12. multimedia objects - part of communication-conversation flow, apps/SNs integration, opening to OER
  13. 13. meta-objects - learning design as mindmaps
  14. 14. social objects - groups </li></ul><br />
  15. 15. (H)Educational Microblog<br />text messages, images, audio, video (live), RSS, presentations, files<br />Livestreaming<br />PROFILE<br />PLN: users, groups, feeds<br />interactions online, via ciripfox/ ciripgadget/<br />ciripAIR/FF Ubiquity, SMS, mobile, IM, mJava, API, twitter2cirip, rss2cirip<br />cirip2twitter, widget, export notes on blogs<br />Personal microblog used in HE,<br />
  16. 16. Apps/mashups to monitor/update Cirip<br /><br />
  17. 17. Methodological framework<br />source:<br />
  18. 18. Anagram approach to PLE<br />
  19. 19. PLE on<br /><ul><li>Continuos
  20. 20. Persistent
  21. 21. Relevant
  22. 22. Connecting / integrating
  23. 23. Mobile
  24. 24. Scalable
  25. 25. Open to OERs
  26. 26. Fiable
  27. 27. Distributed
  28. 28. Universal
  29. 29. - social network of PLEs</li></ul>Mindmap at<br />embedded in the note at<br />
  30. 30. Group PLE/PLE Conference on<br /><br />time capsule with messages in 140 characters sent byparticipants, practitioners, teachers , trainers, students and others interested in PLE, from twitter, cirip, blogs, SNs<br />
  31. 31. The aims of the group PLEBCN :<br /><ul><li>toconstitute a framework for communication / sharing / learning in the PLE domain
  32. 32. to be a source of real-time information, connections with practitioners worldwide …
  33. 33. to offer access to all the group content, visualizations and statistics for future reflections</li></ul>The first message in the group<br />
  34. 34. The 3C of construction of a PLE on microblogging<br />collaborative<br />connectivist<br />definition<br />ideas<br />institution<br />keynote<br />knowledge<br />mindmap<br />PLN<br />presentation<br />share<br />technology<br />workshop<br /><ul><li>~550 people
  35. 35. 3600 messages
  36. 36. most active: @PLE_BCN @cristinacost @mediendidaktik @lindacq @pgsimoes @torresk @catspyjamasnz @wollepb @pazinguez @gemturfer</li></li></ul><li>FUTURE WORK<br />
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  38. 38. Gabriela GROSSECK <br />University of the West Timisoara<br /><br />Twitter: ggrosseck<br />Carmen HOLOTESCU<br />University Politehnica Timisoara / TimSoft<br /><br />Twitter: cami13 <br />Thank you!<br />live statistics + future reflections on PLE Conference<br />