Anatomy of a PLE

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Originally a counterpoint to the institutional Managed Learning Environment (iMLE or 'VLE'), PLEs are becoming a much talked about concept, and were the prime focus of the recently held PLE Conference in Cornella, Barcelona. What does a PLE look like?

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PLE bargaining

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Those attending the PLE Conference found themselves quickly immersed in discussion, dialogue and debate over the nature and ethos of the personal learning environment. A number of questions were posed such as: should the PLE remain outside the institution.

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Physiology of a PLE

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Yesterday I posted my views on what I think are the essential components of a Personal Learning Environment - the Anatomy of the PLE. Tags: PLE personal web tools personal learning realia #ple_bcn

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PLE vs VLE

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Here's the abstract: The Personal Learning Environment (PLE) is a concept that describes how learners create and sustain their study through individualised tools and resources. Each PLE by its nature is unique, with each individual choosing their own preferred approaches.

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Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

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July 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010 Here is a list of educational games that can be used to teach kids during the school year or over the summer break. Education As We Know It Is Finished - Lars is Learning , July 14, 2010 So says Clayton M.

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Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment

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I was immediately interested because, like me, Mott is striving to bridge the gap between the organisation’s LMS and the learner’s PLE. While the ILE is designed to bridge the gap between the LMS and the PLE, it purposefully keeps them apart.

PLEs, Networks and Knowledge - FREE Course!

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If you want to learn more about the current trends and the bleeding edge of PLEs / PLNs / group-based learning then this will be the place to be in Fall 2010. Tags: PLE course learning

When worlds collide

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This is reminiscent of the discussions held at the recent PLE conference in Barcelona, where some theorists attempted to defuse the tensions between didactic institutional provision and individualised PLEs by proposing a compromise. An institutional PLE?

Is it about learning or performance?

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The PKM/PLN/PLE stuff is all over the blogo/twittersphere, why divorce it from performance? I care about learning. I spend most of my time helping clients develop great learning strategies. In a perfect world, I could ignore the messy world of performance.

Grand tour

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We have been told we need to make our own personalised badges too, in keeping with the PLE flavour of the event. The full programme for the @PLE_BCN event is here at this link. Tags: INC2010 Barcelona PLE Finnish Research Academy Helsinki Frankfurt Atlantis Heidelburg

Personal Learning Resources

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But as I have tried to articulate in earlier blogposts , my PLE is more than people and tools. They make up an important part of my PLE and have given me inspiration and provided clarity to my thinking. Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) are made up of more than web tools.

Content creation

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Content creation is an important feature in many personal learning environment (PLE) models, and together with organising and sharing, makes up the cardinal triumvirate of skills that provides learners with a clear advantage.

Theory-informed design tips

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• Encourage the learner to integrate the VLE into a broader PLE. In my previous article , I proposed a Taxonomy of Learning Theories to organise a few of the myriad of theories into some semblance of order, and to assist instructional designers in using theory to inform their work.

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The ILE and the FLE in harmony

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Since then, Steve Wheeler’s thought-provoking article Anatomy of a PLE has prompted me to extend my argument a little further. In my previous article Online courses must die! I advocated the development of Informal Learning Environments (ILEs).

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Personalised learning

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Tags: Plymouth Education Society PLE personalised learning Assessing Pupil Progress

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

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Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. 5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training - Mindflash , September 29, 2010. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Educational Games for the Classroom - Kapp Notes , July 19, 2010.

Deeply personal

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Tags: PLE computer based education Web 2.0

Wisdom of clouds

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Let me explain: PLE. The tools within a PLE are most likely not used for the purpose of formal education of all learners within an educational institution. This is different from a PLE, a VLE and a PTE. Tags: Manish Malik VLE PLE Cloud Learning Environment

Inspired learning

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multimedia PLE personal technology Distance Education Engaging learning Psychology Web 2.0Anyone who has been involved in academic life for a while will tell you that research interests change over time. Mine certainly have.

Web 3.0: The Way Forward?

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and Anatomy of a PLE to illustrate what I think may happen in the next year or two, and how the Semantic and Pragmatic aspects of the Web, coupled with smart mobile devices may extend, enhance and transform the learning experience.

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

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June 2010. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Performance Learning Productivity , June 18, 2010 I read a piece written by Kate Graham of e2train on Thursday and it started me thinking about the ‘real learning versus managed learning’ debate. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

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So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. My e-Learning Don’ts - MinuteBio , August 8, 2010 Here is a list I compiled of things I think should NOT be done when designing e-learning courses. 19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences - eLearning Technology , August 5, 2010 I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). 10 Social Media Rebuttals , August 8, 2010.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personal Hard Drive

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Thursday, June 14, 2007 Personal Hard Drive Mark Oehlert made some very sparky comments as he enters into the "raging PLE debate." (I Mark writes, "You wanna know what a PLE is? So maybe the PLE that were all talking about here is really a Personal Hard Drive.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personalization does not equal Personal

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Monday, June 11, 2007 Personalization does not equal Personal Ive been catching up this morning on all the recent PLE posts, particularly Tom Haskins recent entries. Posted by Cammy Bean at 10:48 AM Labels: ple 4comments: Tom Haskins said. eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.

Blurring the boundaries

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I have previously outlined my views on what a personal learning environment should contain - it's functional components, or the anatomy and physiology of a PLE. I'm increasingly conscious of the blurring of boundaries between formal and informal learning contexts.

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35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

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March 15, 2010 to March 31, 2010. Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010 Collection of articles around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. 10 Rules For Writing Multiple Choice Questions - The eLearning Coach , March 18, 2010 This is a back-to-basics article about the undervalued and little-discussed multiple choice question. PKM in a nutshell , March 22, 2010. Sense-making , March 17, 2010.

A digital heretic?

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PLE will triumph over VLE. Some people think I'm a bit of a rebel. A non-comformist. You see, I don't take too kindly to unnecessary rules and regulations, and tend to scoff when people try to impose them. I despise bureaucracy and red-tape. Why can't I do this?' I ask.

5 Things I love about my Android

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I have turned my phone in to a mobile PLE - that's a real powerful tool, right? Last October I signed up for an HTC Magic with Vodafone. It's been one of the best tech decisions of my life. There are still many folks out there who doubt the case for mobile learning, simply not sure how it can be done. These are probably folks who don't have a smartphone, because once you do it's instantly apparent how it can be done. I know this process because it's what happened to me.

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Storyboard Templates iPhone - Best of eLearning Learning

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PLE / Personal Learning Environment: What’s yours like? Ten Technlogies to watch in 2010 - ThirdForce Blog , December 22, 2009. Five Words To Describe Corporate Learning in 2010 - eLearning Weekly , December 18, 2009. Some more (social media) predictions for 2010 , December 9, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. I fell a bit behind on my reading in December. Luckily eLearning Learning was able to point me at the top 63 posts for the month!

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Be the Node

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First off, I have to say that this entire PLE conversation hasnt really sparked much for me. Maybe it was even "personal learning" before the term PLE came along. So, you have a PLE if : If youre interested in personal growth and development.

5 Things I love about my Android

Learning Rocks

I have turned my phone in to a mobile PLE - that's a real powerful tool, right? Last October I signed up for an HTC Magic with Vodafone. It's been one of the best tech decisions of my life. There are still many folks out there who doubt the case for mobile learning, simply not sure how it can be done. These are probably folks who don't have a smartphone, because once you do it's instantly apparent how it can be done. I know this process because it's what happened to me.

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Creating a Learning Platform for Boyd's OODA Loop

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In my last post I talked about getting more out of AARs by incorporating them with informal learning and social media tools and then pushing it with formal learning in order to capture lessons learned.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World

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Tuesday, June 12, 2007 My Personalized Personal Work Learning Environmental World Tony Karrer asked in the comments on my PLE post yesterday , Im curious if you distinguish your learning environment (tools, skills, etc.) Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:38 AM Labels: ple 2comments: Lee said. Moodle in 2010 Kineo Insights Webinar: Challenges and Best Practi. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Personal Learning Earthquake

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So the PLE conversation has been, for me, framed in terms of the LMS and tools. How do you make an LMS into a PLE? And it started dawning on me that the PLE was about a revolution in learning -- about teaching people to learn -- about empowering individuals to take control of their own learning environments, their futures. PLE is a concept. Tom Haskins wrote, "Life is my PLE." The PLE is not a corporate responsibility, but a societal one.

Selfie number 5

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I first met Alec Couros among that amazing gathering of people at the inaugural PLE (Personal Learning Environment) conference in Barcelona, in 2010. In this series of short posts, I'm writing about my top ten selfies with people who have inspired me or have influenced my thinking.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Please PLEs Me

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I just listened to Stephen Downes PLE presentation , so the topic is fresh on the brain). Moodle in 2010 Kineo Insights Webinar: Challenges and Best Practi. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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