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Personalised learning strategies

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Focuses on digital citizenship, seamless learning, self-regulated learning, desire paths

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Personalised learning strategies

  1. 1. ! Personalised Learners: Strategies for Higher Education ! Monash College Student Centred Learning in Higher Education Diplomas Developing Practice Conference August, 5-6 2014 - State LibraryVictoria Professor Mike Keppell Executive Director Australian Digital Futures Institute Director, Digital Futures - CRN
  2. 2. Start With the End in Mind 2
  3. 3. Overview n Context n Place of learning n Next generation students n Personalised learning strategies n Being a personalised learner 3
  4. 4. Dynamic Context
  5. 5. ‘Place’ of Learning
  6. 6. Formal On-campus Informal On-campus Informal Off-campusPersonalised Learning Strategies Face-to-face ‘Campus’
  7. 7. Next Generation Students
  8. 8. Personalised Learning Strategies
  9. 9. Characteristics n Digital citizenship n Seamless learning n Learner engagement/ self-regulated learning/ learner autonomy n Learning-oriented assessment n Lifelong and life-wide learning n Desire paths 12
  10. 10. Wheeler Digital Literacies n Social networking skills n Transliteracy skills n Maintaining Privacy n Managing Identity n Creating content n Organising and sharing content n Reusing/repurposing content n Filtering and selecting content n Self broadcasting ! ! http://steve-wheeler.blogspot.co.uk/2010/11/what-digital- literacies.html 13
  11. 11. Developing Literacies n Employable graduates need to be digitally literate n Learners need to be supported by staff to develop academic digital literacies n Professional development is vital in developing digital literacies 14
  12. 12. Mindfulness (Rheingold, 2010)
  13. 13. What is Digital Identity? n Safe and engaged digital citizenship n Appropriate and responsible technology use n Digital wellness n http:// digitalcitizenship.net/ Home_Page.html 16
  14. 14. What is Digital Identity? n How we portray, represent ourselves online n Rich ways of communication n Digital etiquette n Digital ethics 17
  15. 15. Digital Identity Spaces
  16. 16. I can see a day in the not too distant future (if it’s not already here) where your “digital footprint” will carry far more weight than anything you might include in a resume or CV (Betcher, 2009) ! http://chrisbetcher.com/tag/ digitalfootprint/
  17. 17. Seamless Learning nContinuity of learning across a combination of locations, times, technologies or social settings (Sharples, et al, 2012, 2013). 22
  18. 18. Physical Virtual Formal Informal InformalFormal Blended Mobile Personal Outdoor Professional Practice Distributed Learning Spaces Academic 23
  19. 19. Virtual Learning Spaces
  20. 20. Learning Space Literacies nLearning space literacies are the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are required to recognise, utilise and adapt distributed learning spaces so that they allow the personalised learner to engage with their learning (Keppell, 2014). 25
  21. 21. Learning-oriented Assessment Assessment tasks as learning tasks Student involvement in assessment processes Forward-looking feedback
  22. 22. nAssessment tasks determine student effort nTasks should require distribution of student time and effort (Gibbs & Simpson, 2004) Assessment Tasks as Learning Tasks 27
  23. 23. Student Involvement in Assessment nStudents begin to learn about assessment nStudents begin to determine the quality of their own work 28
  24. 24. Forward-looking Feedback ! nFeedback should be timely and with a potential to be acted upon (Gibbs & Simpson, 2004) 29
  25. 25. Lifelong & Life-wide Learning n Encompasses both formal and informal learning, self-motivated learning.. (Watson, 2003). n Life-wide learning “contains many parallel and interconnected journeys and experiences...” n (Jackson, 2010, p. 492). 35
  26. 26. E-portfolios ! nPopulated by the learner ! nAble to present multiple stories of learning 36
  27. 27. http://daniel.fone.net.nz/blog/2013/05/19/desire-paths-in-web-ui/
  28. 28. Being a Personalised Learner
  29. 29. Being a Personalised Learner n Be a lifelong learner in physical and virtual networks n Build a robust digital identity as your future CV n Play with new technology like you’re back in kindergarten 39
  30. 30. Being a Personalised Learner n Constantly enhance and elaborate your digital literacies n Fine-tune your knowledge of diverse spaces to determine their suitability for different activities. 40
  31. 31. Being a Personalised Learner n Reflect on successes and failures in learning and utilise ‘feedback as feedforward’ n Follow desire paths to foster creativity in your learning 41
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  33. 33. Student Centred Learning in Higher Education Diplomas Developing Practice Conference State Library Victoria August 5 and 6, 2014

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