Personal Learning Environment in Higher Education - A First Prototype

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  • Very nice presentation Martin!
    I'm running a project with similar objectives: SAPO Campus.
    It would be interesting to share some ideas! Take a look at one of our keynotes:
    http://www.slideshare.net/csantos/sapo-campus-sharing-without-limits
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Personal Learning Environment in Higher Education - A First Prototype

  1. 1. Personal Learning Environment for Higher Education - A First Prototype Martin Ebner, Behnam Taraghi
  2. 2. Technology enhanced Learning http://flickr.com/photos/powerbooktrance/289992273//
  3. 3. uLearning = {u-Environment, u-Contents, u-Behaviour, u-Interface, u-Service} http://www.flickr.com/photos/sovietuk/141381675
  4. 4. What is a PLE ?
  5. 5. According to Stephen Downes a PLE is ... a future learning environment http://www.flickr.com/photos/alancleaver/2441359074
  6. 6. According to Stephen Downes a PLE is ... not an institutional or coporate application but a learning center http://www.flickr.com/photos/skippytpe/256929499
  7. 7. According to Stephen Downes a PLE is ... where content is reused and remixed http://www.flickr.com/photos/alysser/2011022884
  8. 8. According to Stephen Downes a PLE is ... according to the student‘s own needs and interests http://www.flickr.com/photos/alysser/2011022884
  9. 9. Why we need a PLE ?
  10. 10. University a closed castle? http://www.flickr.com/photos/toru_okada/1377360600
  11. 11. But how can we integrate the WWW ... http://edtechpost.wikispaces.com/file/view/swl_ple2.gif (Scott Leslie, PLE Diagram)
  12. 12. and combine it with university‘s services? http://www.flickr.com/photos/ghz/407109888/
  13. 13. The general concept
  14. 14. 7 crucial aspects for the shift (Schaffert&Hilzensauer, 2008) Social Involvement Content Ownership Educational & organisatioal culture Personalisation Technological aspects Role of learner http://www.flickr.com/photos/thetoad01/2677459596
  15. 15. Technological concept
  16. 16. MashUp Principle - Use of Widgets http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/J2EE/mashup_2/
  17. 17. Comparable to iGoogle
  18. 18. Widget „Widgets are full-fledged client-side applications that are authored using Web standards. They are typically downloaded and installed on a client machine or device where they typically run as stand-alone applications outside a Web browser“ Defintion of W3C • Follow a W3C Widget Specification • IST Palette Project allows exchange - furthermore also the communicaton between widgets
  19. 19. First Design Study
  20. 20. Central Ideas of the GUI: „Less is more“ „the best of two worlds“ „tidy not cluttered“ http://www.flickr.com/photos/harmrhebergen/2694630
  21. 21. Brainstorming
  22. 22. First conceptual ideas
  23. 23. MockUp http://www.flickr.com/photos/theredproject/3879832565
  24. 24. Main GUI Elements
  25. 25. Workflow WidgetZone Widget Zoom Dashboard FullScreen
  26. 26. Usability Tests http://www.flickr.com/photos/rdolishny/2760207306
  27. 27. First Design
  28. 28. PersonalDashboard
  29. 29. First Working Prototype
  30. 30. General View - overall concept !
  31. 31. Blog Widget Customzation Screen ! !
  32. 32. Twitter Widget RSS Reader ! !
  33. 33. U-Stream Widget Google Maps ! !
  34. 34. Next Steps Finishing relevant university-wide Widgets Integration of Dropbox, Facebook ... Launch October 2010 (semester start) http://flickr.com/photos/nib/10101227/
  35. 35. Future Recommendation Learning Scenarios Integration of Learning Objects (LO) http://www.flickr.com/photos/supersonic_look/1307679752
  36. 36. Grab and Search your Tweets http://grabeeter.tugraz.at Slides available at: http://elearningblog.tugraz.at SOCIAL LEARNING Computer and Information Services Graz University of Technology Graz University of Technology Martin Ebner http://elearningblog.tugraz.at mebner http://elearning.tugraz.at

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