Anatomy of a PLE

Learning with e's

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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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

The story also depicts how employees’ performance and training results are measured beside others’ results, to take more effective decisions about training. The complete list is here: [link]. “One small step for e-learning technology, One giant leap for the e-learning industry.”

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

Experiencing eLearning

What is effective for one person may not be for another. Difference between PKM/PLE/PLN: PKM is more work-focused. Posted in Learning Communities, Lifelong Learning, PLE, Workplace Learning. Tags: Learning Communities Lifelong Learning PLE Workplace Learning Harold Jarche learntrends PKM These are my live blogged notes from Harold Jarche’s LearnTrends session on Personal Knowledge Management. My side comments are in italics. Sense-making with PKM.

Off the rails?

Learning with e's

This is the easiest and most cost effective way to manage the delivery of a curriculum, but is it the most helpful for learners? content education learning metaphor network personal learning PLE railway Technology

Content creation

Learning with e's

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.

In person

Learning with e's

No one seems to be able to agree on what a PLE is. We explain how the PLE, in exploiting Service Oriented Architecture, attempts to address this issue of the engagement with tools by allowing learners to control their own instrumentation.

Give PLEs a chance

Learning with e's

In his chapter, he concentrates on learning in the workplace, and predicts that PLEs will have: a profound effect in systems for teaching and learning, on pedagogic approaches to learning, and on knowledge development and sharing (p 120).

Inspired learning

Learning with e's

I spent my time developing software packages for 'computer assisted learning' which were text heavy but interactive, and then assessing how effective they were as tools to engage learners. multimedia PLE personal technology Distance Education Engaging learning Psychology Web 2.0

Personal Learning Tools and Technologies

Tony Karrer

I just saw a post by George Siemens discussing evolution of PLE concept and pointed me to two posts by Chris Lott based on his initial question - "What does your PLE look like?" - Tired of PLE Flak and I'm not interested in the PLE which then pointed me to a bunch of other posts as well - on the PLE and An audit on where stand with PLEs.

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

Learning Visions

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.) Blogging has a positive effect on my work-life expertise -- countless client conversations have gone all the better because of something I read just yesterday or wrote about the day before. Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:38 AM Labels: ple 2comments: Lee said.

A Fixed Gaze Toward the Future

CLO Magazine

It’s a highly effective way of keeping everybody aligned around our strategies and our priorities and keeping folks engaged.”. The PLE is a single place where employees can go to plan, access, view, manage and track their learning,” Hull said. The PLE is entirely competency based.

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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 certainly the effect of the network of PLEs is similar to the search for individuals that I describe. There's a fantastic post by Stephen Downes - New Technology Supporting Informal Learning.

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. The author originally used the phrase, “Personal Learning Environment (PLE),” based on the theory of connectivism conceptualized by George Siemens and Stephen Downes.

Tool Set 2009

Tony Karrer

I'm hoping to address questions such as: How do you create a personal tool set or Personal Learning Environment (PLE) for yourself? Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. The same tool and method can be highly effective for one person and not effective for others. For example, Personal Learning , PLE , PWLE , PKM are all pretty closely related. But when I go to PLE and then look at the related Tools, I'm not seeing clear winners.

LearnTrends: Microlearning

Experiencing eLearning

Basic goal: make learning more effective through new media. To know if it’s effective. Politics of institutions vs. individuals: LMS vs. PLE. PLE: Individual surrounded by tools, people. These are my live blogged notes from Janet Clarey’s LearnTrends session on Microlearning. My side comments are in italics. Official description: Microlearning: Beyond Learning Objects and Just-in-time Performance Support.

Micro-Learning: Its Role in Formal, Informal and Incidental Learning

ID Reflections

Micro-learning is effective when the nature of the learning required has some or all of the characteristics: When the learning required are bytes of facts, episodes, etc., What is micro-learning? When and where does it work well? What characteristics define micro-learning? In this post, I have looked at micro-learning from the point of view of efficacy as well as applicability. Microlearning deals with relatively small learning units and short-term learning activities.

Learning with 'e's: The VLE sucks

Learning with e's

Graham Attwell will probably talk the most sense, providing a real alternative - the PLE. Tags: VLE PLE Wolverhampton ALT-C 2009 VLE is dead #VLEundead The ALT-C 'VLE is dead' symposium attracted a huge audience.

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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).

Personal Work and Learning Environments (PWLE) - More Discussion

Tony Karrer

There's a great deal of discussion about whether or not a PLE should be a single tool or a collection of tools loosely joined. I'm not quite happy yet with PWLE (p-Whale) as a unifying term - but I prefer it to either PLE or PKM because both of those seem to be taken; somewhat limited in their scope and also seem to imply separation from day-to-day work

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How To Stay In Touch With Online Learners When Traveling

Vignettes Learning

We can learn some effective techniques from some "globe trotters": Set a regular time for participants to contact the mentor by phone, emails and instant messaging. Topics this issue: 1. How to stay in touch with online learners while traveling 2. Featured presentation: "Directing e-Learning" 3. Long-distance management of your learners 1. How to stay in touch with online learners even when traveling Doctors aren't the only ones who need to be "on-call".

Theory-informed design tips

E-Learning Provocateur

• Would a wiki be a more effective (self-directed) mode of delivery? • Encourage the learner to integrate the VLE into a broader PLE.

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Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Anatomy of a PLE - Learning with e’s , July 11, 2010. Top ten tips for using video effectively in e-learning - Spicy Learning , January 20, 2010. HOLD THE FRONT PAGE - PLE’s need Teachers - Learnadoodledastic , September 23, 2010. Learner Centered Methodology – A New Approach to Effective Learning - Learnability Matters , March 18, 2010. Effectiveness (1464). Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

The Bamboo Project Blog: My Personal Learning Environment An example of a PLE 26. The Technology Source Archives - Seven Principles of Effective Teaching: A Practical Lens for Evaluating Online Courses 30. CREST+ Model: Writing Effective Online Discussion Questions 90. My collection of eLearning Articles, White Papers, Blog Posts, etc. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. No particular order to these. Creating Passionate Users: Crash course in learning theory 2.

Why and how to create successful Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) in the Workplace

TalentLMS

According to Siemens’ Theory of Connectivism, continuous learning in the workplace can most effectively happen when employees personally reach out, beyond the formal classroom setting, and create informal structures within their environment to support their ongoing learning needs.

[from catspyjamasnz] Learning with 'e's: Two fingered salute

Learning with e's

1) The French had no effective leadership, but the English and Welsh had a strong and determined leader in King Henry V. They stood facing each other across a muddy ploughed field. It had rained heavily the night before.

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Personalizing Web Access " WebTools For Learners

Web Tools for Learners

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. WebTools For Learners. Using the web for communication, education, and business! About.

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. What does a PLE look like? Effectiveness (112).

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A digital heretic?

Learning with e's

I strongly support user generated content as an effective means of supporting learning. PLE will triumph over VLE. Some people think I'm a bit of a rebel. A non-comformist.

The Importance of Personalized Learning – Part 1 of 3 – K12

Xyleme

This ensures that every student is engaged in the lecture, and the results of post-lecture comprehension questions provide the instructor with an understanding the effectiveness of the lecture for each student.

2008 2009

Tony Karrer

Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective. It's always interesting to look back at the past year - 2008, think about what has changed for me during the year, and think about what that means for the next year - 2009.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Messy Learning OK. Messy Training Not OK.

Learning Visions

A PLE can be messy. Sure experience is a great teacher but organizations are about efficiency and effectiveness. Sure experience is a great teacher but organizations are about efficiency and effectiveness.

Creating a Learning Platform for Boyd's OODA Loop

Big Dog, Little Dog

Secondly, the microblogging tools mentioned in the Observing portion of the action loop can be used just as effective, if not more, to get the a broader range of opinions from others.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

in Technology, Innovation and Education, where she studied how new media and emerging technologies can be used to effectively educate children. In a discussion with a LinkedIn connection, the topic of a quicker way to complete an effective performance analysis came up. Everybody knows about network effects: the value of a network increases exponentially with the addition of each new node.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

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). Using Graphics To Improve Learning - The eLearning Coach , August 4, 2010 What are you doing about the picture superiority effect? Related posts: PLE / Personal Learning Environment: What’s yours like?

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Top five tips for creating effective interactions - Spicy Learning , June 14, 2010 Interactions pose a dilemma to all instructional designers. While they can be fun, visually exciting and effective, they can also require a lot of development and be difficult to create. It’s worth taking the time to get your approach to interactions right because they’re key to making e-learning effective. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

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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. Best of eLearning Learning.

Four Reasons you need structure for informal learning

Xyleme

The “ah-ha” factor came quickly from the following survey question: “What constructive changes would you suggest to make the webinar more effective next time?” I think a series of presentation/discussions would be more effective. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.