City of the dead

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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. The Personalised Learning Environment (PLE) will take their place. City of the dead.

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The future of learning

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The Future of Learning View more presentations from Steve Wheeler. 80 per cent or so of the learning that most of us engage in is of an informal nature. Students will use Facebook when they want to, and their institutional managed learning environment when they have to.

Learning first, technology second

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Learning should always come before technology. Ideas range from games based learning , to the use of social media and networking, to simpler approaches such as the use of digital cameras in art or data logging in science. It gets in the way of learning instead of facilitating it.

7 ways to support learner-teacher interaction

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That never worked in the student bar and it won''t work on Facebook. Student groups tend to set up their own Facebook groups anyway, without any prompting from their teachers. When I''m invited in to a Facebook group or Google Hangout, I tend to lurk until asked a direct question.

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

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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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