Project Unit 2

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Project Unit 2

  1. 1. Translating Physical Learning spaces to virtual ones<br />By <br />Alba Rangel León <br />
  2. 2. Taking into account that Physical learning spaces are, for instance: <br />Residences<br />Libraries<br />Hallways <br />Restaurants <br />Schools <br />Home <br />
  3. 3. And that there are two main Physical learning spaces <br />Formal learning space: Classroom <br />Modern <br />Traditional<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fnh9q_cQcUE&feature=related<br />
  4. 4. Informal physical learning space:Anywhere <br />
  5. 5. Modern learning spaces are: <br />
  6. 6. Blended or hybrid learning <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TTjY8i4w8o&feature=related<br />Virtual learning communities<br />Virtual learning spaces <br />Virtual social communities <br />Online classes<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gT2E2F0DmyE&feature=PlayList&p=B702FAFA4402E4FC&index=20&playnext=2&playnext_from=PL<br />
  7. 7. So, Virtual learning spaces could be: <br />Social and learning communities such as<br /><ul><li>My space
  8. 8. Skype
  9. 9. WiZiQ
  10. 10. E-mail.
  11. 11. Face book
  12. 12. Twitter</li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fq1WF-2EY7M<br />
  13. 13. Both are learning environments which could include: <br /><ul><li>The physical space and furniture
  14. 14. The ICT available and in use
  15. 15. The teaching practice undertaken</li></li></ul><li>Both learning spaces support: <br /><ul><li>Active and interactive participation
  16. 16. Collaborative project work
  17. 17. Personalized learning
  18. 18. information retrieval and sharing
  19. 19. discussion and presentation
  20. 20. teacher and student-led activities
  21. 21. connection with community experts, local and global networks. </li></li></ul><li>Virtual By using tools such as<br /><ul><li>Forums
  22. 22. Collaborative glossaries
  23. 23. Chats
  24. 24. Wikis
  25. 25. Online conversations
  26. 26. Among others </li></li></ul><li>So, Virtual learning spaces include:<br />Flexibility: in order to provide the opportunity for multiple users and usesCollaboration: to foster and allow the cooperative learning and teamwork Creativity: developing ways of participation of every one of community member <br />
  27. 27. References<br />Online images. Google. Retrieved on March 7, 2010 from http://muse.tau.ac.il/maslool/boidem/monitor.jpg; http://www.parconline.biz/photoart/images/20060527233957_collage1.jpg; http://api.ning.com/files/EhdD3rmPMSXD8FAk-*XsJWcZkPGaUz1mflODZdMTQ86n0RexT7Dm1V3YrIfVTOK*/ModernClassroom.jpg<br />Oblinger, D., & Oblinger, J. (Eds.) (2006). Learning Spaces. Educause. Retrieved  on March 6, 2009 from http://www.educause.edu/learningspaces Chapters 4 and 5. <br />Palloff, Rena and Pratt, Keith (2007). Building Online Learning Communities, Wiley, Chapter 2. <br />

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