Personal Learning Environments & Networks


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This presentation introduces PLE & PLNs and suggests that these ideas can be developed in Higher Ed as an alternate means to support student learning.

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Personal Learning Environments & Networks

  1. 1. Personal Learning Environments & Networks Technology trends that enhance student success By Derek Moore
  2. 2. You could Google me to see what I’m up to
  3. 3. Or you could see the kind of people I’m hanging out with
  4. 4. PLEPersonal Learning Environments (PLE) aresystems that help learners take control of andmanage their own learning. This includesproviding support for learners to:– set their own learning goals– manage their learning, both content and process– communicate with others in the process of learningWikipedia
  5. 5. PLN• A personal learning network is an informal learning network that consists of the people a learner interacts with and derives knowledge from in a personal learning environment
  6. 6. Technology Trends• Pull• Personalisation• Participation
  7. 7. Personal | Social | Open | Emergent | Push
  8. 8. Purchase | Rent | Fuse | Adapt | Network | Perform
  9. 9. PushMass Production Passive Recipient
  10. 10. • ‘If I can have a mass production car built to my specification, why can my child not have a mass production education built to his?’ John West-Burnham
  11. 11. “Were not in Kansas anymore”• Transmissive • Transactional• In order • Social• Hierarchical • Together• Structured • Spontaneous• Restricted • Share and spread knowledge • Among equals• Top down • In real time• Gradual • Services• Products
  12. 12. Changeclassroom 1. Acquisitionpractices 2. Participation 3. Knowledge Creation
  13. 13. Does tech enable student success?• Learning Management Systems• ePortfolios• Personal Learning Environments
  14. 14. Somebody I used to know Wally De Backer (Gotye)• Disseminate• Participate• Create
  15. 15. @weblearning &E
  16. 16. References• Chatti, M. A., Jarke, M., & Specht, M. (2010). The 3P Learning Model. Educational Technology & Society, 13 (4), 74–85.• Chatti, Mohamed Amine, et al. (2010) "Toward a personal learning environment framework." International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments (IJVPLE) 1.4 : 66-85.• Couros, A. Developing Personal Learning Networks for Open and Social Learning in Emerging technologie s in distance education• Ito, Mizuko,. ... [et al.]. (2013). Connected Learning: An Agenda for Research and Design. Irvine, CA: Digital Media and Learning Research Hub• Mizuko Ito ... [et al.]. (2009) Living and learning with new media : summary of findings from the digital youth project /• Sfard, A. (1998). On two metaphors for learning and the dangers of choosing just one. Educational researcher, 27(2), 4-13.
  17. 17. Video’s• Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know• Walk off the Earth - Somebody That I Used to Know• Toonladder Galecop Lipdub of Gotye – Somebody that I used to know• A YouTube Orchestra - Somebodies• Old School Computer Remix - Somebody That I Used to Know