Webinar ple 20_6_12


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Webinar ple 20_6_12

  1. 1. Webinar SIG PLE Introduction to Graaspa Personal Learning Environments (PLE) Enabler Denis Gillet, EPFL June 20, 2012http://graasp.epfl.ch
  2. 2. Agenda PLE in Europe PLE in Switzerland PLE at EPFL Introduction to Graasp Educational Widgets Case Studies 2
  3. 3. PLE in EuropeROLE Integrated Project (2009-2012) Formal Teaching … LMS school-centered Learning Management Systems Informal Learning … PLE student-centered Personal Learning Environments 3
  4. 4. PLE in EuropeGo-Lab Integrated Project (2012-2015) Educational technologies for science, technology and maths • 10M€ • 19 partners Focus on inquiry learning and online laboratories Inquiry Learning Spaces as PLE with scaffolding Teacher communities Classmates Privacy for kids ! 4
  5. 5. PLE in SwitzerlandROLE EU Project Definition and validation of sound Pedagogical framework for self-directed and informal learning Technical framework for Open Web 2.0 personal learning environments (PLE)AAA/SWITCH (e-Infrastructure for e-Scicence) Institutional PLE and federated repositories Design, Implementation, and Validation Courses, teamwork activities, and soft skills workshops Interplay between top-down and bottom-up actions http://elearning.unige.ch/projets/projetsAAA/ple.html 5
  6. 6. PLE at EPFLPersonal Learning Environment (PLE)or Serious Social Media Platforms To support personal learning in higher education To support teacher and student communities or groups To support collaborative, informal and social learningDefinitions of PLE ➚ Any environment or social media platform and any device exploited by users for learning and knowledge management purposes ➘ The Web 2.0 features integrated in institutional Learning Management Systems 6
  7. 7. PLE at EPFLGraasp: Agile aggregator and PLE enabler http://graasp.epfl.ch 7
  8. 8. Introduction to GraaspA dedicated space for anything Defined, configured, shared and populated by you, for you and for the audience you chooseObjectives Forget about system managers Forget about rigid structures Shape your learning and research spaces Aggregate resources from the Web cloud Be agile in dealing with your resources Control roles and rights in each space Get meaningful recommendation 8
  9. 9. Introduction to GraaspGraasping the Basics - A Graasp Tutorial English: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lqd9beNdgw French: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDaLvq3hsG4 German: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MuVdSAe8J0 9
  10. 10. Introduction to GraaspMain features Enforcing dedicated spaces as activity contexts Spaces are defined, configured, shared and populated by users, for themselves and for the audience they choose Graasp: Grasp resources, apps, activity spaces, peopleRelated actions and relations Resources: Create, Read, Update, Delete (CRUD) People: Invite, Inform, Notify, Interact with, Kick out Entities: Share, Assess (rate), Link, Tag (SALT) Organize through drag & drop (clipboard) or inheritance Search by tags or keywords Bookmark with GraaspIt! Inform and be aware through notifications 10
  11. 11. Introduction to Graasp ProfileAll my personal spaces, shared with different people andpopulate with relevant resources and Web apps 11
  12. 12. Introduction to Graasp Space populated with relevant entitiesClick on the grey rectangle to invite people or add resources(drag and drop from other spaces or the desktop possible) 12
  13. 13. Introduction to Graasp GraaspIt ! Copy the bookmarklet in your bookmark barThen go to any Website and start to grabresources which youwill find in yourGraasp clipboard 13
  14. 14. Introduction to Graasp Grab a widget from iGoogle http://www.google.com/ig/directory? type=gadgets or from the ROLE widget store http://www.role-widgetstore.eu/Then start to play with it in ashare Graasp spaceTo see multiple widgets as amashup, select the widget view 14
  15. 15. Educational WidgetsMeta constructionism With open social and W3C PLE platforms, teachers and institutions do not have to worry anymore about learning environments They can focus on developing lightweight educational widgets in their academic disciplines The educational resources are end-user Web services that can be mashed upROLE Widgets and bundles repository http://www.role-widgetstore.eu/ Tracking and scaffolding Simulation and games Embedded content General purpose project and knowledge management 15
  16. 16. Case Study CUSO Soft skills seminar for PhD candidates (from Personal Research to Personal Learning Environments) http://graasp.epfl.ch/#item=space_1804 16
  17. 17. Case Study Introduction to Programming (UNIGE) https://graasp.unige.ch/#item=space_5 17
  18. 18. Case Study Introduction to HCI (Tongji - Shanghai) for Web 2.0 participatory design activities 18
  19. 19. Case Study ... and our SIG PLE Space http://graasp.epfl.ch/#url=sigple 19
  20. 20. Contact & Links • denis.gillet@epfl.ch • http://react.epfl.ch • http://graasp.epfl.ch • http://www.role-project.eu 20