City of the dead

Learning with e's

I think that Managed Learning Environments are like Pompeii. Secondly, the new generation of social networking students don't want or need to be managed. They use FaceBook , MySpace , YouTube , Flickr , Bebo , MSN and a host of other free utilities to connect and share with their peer group outside of the university structure. The Personalised Learning Environment (PLE) will take their place. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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The survival of higher education (3): The Social Web

Learning with 'e's

Around 2007 we started using blogs to support several of our student teacher groups that were geographically dispersed across the South of England. Here social media were used to connect people, enabling them to collaborate together in project work, small group learning and online discussions. One of the most popular activities on our wiki based learning programmes was called ‘goldmining’. Digital Learning: Repurposing Education.

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