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  1. 1. PLEs promotes Self regulation Critical thinking Curious researcher Effectivecommunicator
  2. 2. Aim of PLEsTo analyze theexperience gained in usingof Web 2.0 environment forcompetence developmentand for professionalnetwork organizing
  3. 3. PLEs building laid thefoundations of some mainideas:(1)learning is an ongoing process and toolsto support this learning are needed(2)the role of the individual in self-organizing learning is important(3)learning can take place in differentcontexts and situations and cannot beprovided by a single learning provider.Attwell Graham
  4. 4. •Collaboration & Cooperation•The SocialWeb (Web 2.0)• SocialWeb tools• Personalised Learning• Formal & Informal LearningCONTENT
  8. 8. MODEL FOR BUILDING PLEsRolesActivitiesStartpageenvironmentTools/ServicesProcessesSearcherAssemblatorLearnerResearcherInnovatorofdata, information, knowledgeof subjectmatter, technologies, how to learnCreateShareCommu-nicateConnectRSSfeeds, linksSearchenginesBlogs, wikisFeelandlookSocialbook-markingImages/AVChat/AVconferenceEmail, forumFacebook/Twitter/NingTo-dolist, notes, commentscalendarDesignlearningstrategyPlanactivitiesPerformactivitiesDocumentresults,analyzeShareresults,evaluateChoosetechnology/applicationArrangeenvironmentExtend/modifyenvironmentShareenvironment/collaborateSearchGather Aggre-gateProductivityimprovementCustomi-zationCompo-nents,panels, tabs,widgetswidgetsGoals,needs, interests,motivation, problems
  10. 10. How do we get people tocollaborate?
  11. 11. The Social Web(Web 2.0)
  12. 12. Web 2.0 applications called “startpages” are designed to provide apersonalized place on theinternet where users can mashupdata, information andknowledge available anywhere,anytime, including mobile login.Wikipedia
  13. 13. “Web 2.0 is the architecture of participation” –Eugene BarskyTheWeb will be understood not as screenfulls oftext and graphics but as a transportmechanism, the ether through which interactivityhappens” – Darcy DeNucci (1999
  14. 14. Nobody really knows what it means...IfWeb 2.0 for you isblogs and wikis, then that is people to people. But thatwas what theWeb was supposed to be all along” – SirTim Berners-Lee“Web 2.0 is all about harnessingcollective intelligence” –Tim O’Reilly(2009)
  15. 15. What is aPersonal LearningEnvironment?
  16. 16. Personalisation of learning meansensuring that individual differences areacknowledged
  17. 17. The way networks learn is theway people learn…
  18. 18. PLEs are not anothersubstantiation ofeducational technologybut a new approach tolearning
  19. 19. A response to pedagogicapproaches which requirethat learner’s e-learningsystems need to be underthe control of the learnersthemselves
  20. 20. and recognize the needs of life-long learners for a system thatprovides a standard interface todifferent institutions’ e-learningsystems, and that allowsportfolio information to bemaintained across institutions
  21. 21. PLE are based on the ideathat learning will takeplace in different contextsand situations and will notbe provided by a singlelearning provider
  22. 22. PLE the idea of a PersonalLearning Environmentrecognises thatlearning is continuingand seeks to providetools to support thatlearning
  23. 23. Using whatever tools anddevices which the learnerschoose
  24. 24. It also recognizes therole of the individualin organizing theirown learning
  25. 25. • Add tools/services• Connect todata, information, knowledge• Create artifactsPersonal LearningEnvironment• Connect topeers, educators, family andfriends• Sharethoughts, ideas, resources, artifactsPersonal LearningNetwork • Connect to professionals andexperts via professionalorganizations and networks• Collaborate• ContributeProfessionalLearning NetworkDevelopment of Professional Learning Network
  26. 26. Formal andInformalLearning
  27. 27. Formal learninginformal learning30% 70%
  28. 28. PLEs can help in therecognition ofinformal learning
  29. 29. The ‘pedagogy’ behind the PLE – if itcould be still called that – is that itoffers a portal to the world, throughwhich learners can explore andcreate, according to their owninterests and directions, interactingat all times with their friends andcommunity
  30. 30. THE PLE the PLE willchallenge theexistingeducationsystems andinstitution
  31. 31. New forms of learning arebased on trying things andaction, rather than on moreabstract knowledge
  32. 32. recognise differentforms and contexts oflearning
  33. 33. the development andadoption of newpedagogies
  34. 34. the co-shaping oftechnologies bringingtogether techies andteachers, enterprises andinstitutions
  35. 35. BibliographyAlsagoff, z. a. (2008). empowering personal learning environment. international medical university ofmalasia (pp. 1-66). malasia: international medical university.Attwell, g. (2013). personal learning environment., (pp. 1-60).Bulgaria, s. (2009). from personal learning environment building to professional learning networkforming. 5th international scientific conference (pp. 1-39). bucharest: eLearning and software foreducation.Downs, s. (2007). the futre of online learning and personal learning environments. university press (pp.1-24). university press.Wheeler, s. (2010). collaborative & cooperative learning:the how and why. learning and skills groupconference (pp. 1-50). london: university of plymouth.Wheeler, s. (2011). the future of learning.web 2.0 and smart extended web. (pp. 1-56). germany:university of plymouth.