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

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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. Connectivist and Constructivist PLEs - Viplav Baxi Meanderings , September 21, 2010 Is the PLE a connectivist construct or a constructivist construct? Or neither, just influenced by many theories? Is your PLE Deliberate? PLE (14).

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Taxonomy of Learning Theories - E-Learning Provocateur , January 12, 2010. Anatomy of a PLE - Learning with e’s , July 11, 2010. Nuts and Bolts: Brain Bandwidth - Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design by Jane Bozarth - Learning Solutions Magazine , August 2, 2010. Here’s how I’m approaching Personal Knowledge Management - Free as in Freedom , January 25, 2010. Virtual Team Management - ID Reflections , March 8, 2010.

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Tony Karrer

Blogger in Middle-earth , May 26, 2009 Tips for Working with SMEs - Bozarthzone , May 21, 2009 Social Networking in Times of Stress and Personal Emergencies - Electronic Papyrus , May 11, 2009 Aligning Learning Theory with Instructional Design - The E-Learning Curve , May 21, 2009 Developing a PLE Using Web 2.0 eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Hope you enjoy.

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What is the theory that underpins our moocs? From Learning Management to Personal Knowledge Management. Acquiring new knowledge and skills – e.g. in webinars, online workshops, MOOCs , and through videos and screencasts, etc. “If PLE: connectivist or constructivist GEORGE SIEMENS | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010. Knowledge Transfer STEPHEN DOWNES: HALF AN HOUR | FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011. Should knowledge be a commodity? Page 1 of 2.

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believe the following are counter to adult learning theory, sound e-learning design and they just down-right irk me. But like all subjects and bodies of knowledge, there are a few foundational concepts that have been identified and acknowledged as such. designer can avoid this by understanding cognitive load theory and memory; in particular, the concepts of working memory and long term memory. Related posts: PLE / Personal Learning Environment: What’s yours like?