LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Microlearning – the learning that results from “micro” content published in short form and limited by the software and devices used to view it – offers alternatives to traditional development methods for workers who deal with web-based information as part of their job. Specifically focusing on OTJ skills & knowledge. Basic goal: make learning more effective through new media. To know if it’s effective. not knowledge workers.

I Believe in the Importance of a Personal Learning Network

Tom Spiglanin

Recognizing this learning and making good use of it requires effective personal knowledge management practices. For knowledge workers in different fields, we have an awful lot to keep up with (wide and deep), and this is becoming increasingly impossible, especially at the increasing rate of change. When I started using Twitter for my professional growth and development, I didn’t realize that I was also starting to build my personal learning network.

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Informal Learning Technology

Tony Karrer

Downes, Theory of Learning Networks, 2004) PLE functions: aggregate remix repurpose feed forward It's interesting to see this perspective on the PLE where it is part of the Connectivism course and students are naturally motivated (or required) to share. And I feel that Leveraging Networks is Key Skill and the most important Knowledge Worker Skill Gap. And certainly the effect of the network of PLEs is similar to the search for individuals that I describe.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

HOLD THE FRONT PAGE - PLE’s need Teachers - Learnadoodledastic , September 23, 2010 Call it a PLE if you like, to me it is connectivist learning. PLE - “My PLE is where I store all my “keys” to the network. If we give people access to broadband, and they learn how to effectively use the new digital tools, how can we be sure they become digitally literate? Is your PLE Deliberate? What is the Purpose of your PLE? PLE (14).

Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

I think knowing how to set up and manipulate our tools is essential to any skilled artisan, knowledge workers included. Which computer we use is important, but knowing how to set up our PLE (Personal Learning Environment) or, the term I prefer, our PLWE (Personal Learning and Working Environment) is foundational. To work efficiently and effectively, you need to streamline your access to the different software and applications you are going to use.

35 Top eLearning Articles and 6 Hot Topics for March

eLearning Learning Posts

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. PLE vs VLE - Learning with e’s , March 22, 2010 Excellent video to associated with the paper: Integrating Personal Learning Environments into the Primary Classroom and goes beyond web tools, and even personal learning networks. Personal knowledge management & wisdom , March 18, 2010.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Formal Learning All the Way…Baby - Kapp Notes , July 8, 2010 There has been a lot of talk about formal vs. informal learning in the educational blogosphere and when it comes right down to it, formal learning is the most effective. PLE Architecture - Viplav Baxi Meanderings , July 24, 2010 personal profiler that would collect and store personal information. What does a PLE look like? Knowledge transfer at its most basic. Effectiveness (112).

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