The evolution of personal learning environments

Origin Learning

A personal learning environment refers to the tools, technologies, resources etc. that a person uses at the individual level to build on his knowledge base. By and large, this constitutes John’s Personal Learning Environment (PLE).

Creating a Personalized Learning Environment

eLearningMind

Personalized learning in the workplace starts with creating an optimal personalized learning environment. He takes a short quiz, logs off, and experiments with the colors himself, using the techniques he learned from the module. Personalized Learning Spaces.

Personal learning environments

Clive on Learning

From his posting , Stephen Downes sounds like he didn't really enjoy giving his talk on personal learning environments here in Boston yesterday, what with all that having to connect with "corporate e-learning industry types". My main difficulty was in trying to come to terms with what a personalised learning environment might be over and above what I already have now. Is their primary function really personal learning?

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

Recently Anne Marie blogged Location and Learning (which I have reproduced here) and she asked me whether or not I consider her central idea an example of an Informal Learning Environment (ILE). They generally have a haphazard learning experience.

Personal Learning and Personal Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

Personal Learning and Personal Learning Environments As part of the recent discussion on personal learning and personal learning environments, I went back to find my posts on these topics and on personal knowledge management and related. Tools for Personal Learning Improving Personal Learning - A Continuing Challenge for Learning. Do Learning Professionals Make the Worst Learners?

More on Personal Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

Ray Sims has a great post on Personal Learning Environment and personal learning environments. His diagram and description that states that we not only each have our own personal learning environment, but that we are interconnected in all sorts of ways and need to be able to group things together for certain kinds of groups (organizational, informal, etc.) I agree with his overall goal, but I'm not sure I separate Learning and Doing.

8 Tips To Minimize Distractions In Social Learning Environments

eFront

Social learning promotes collaboration and peer-based eLearning feedback. In this article, we’ll share 8 tips on how to make the social learning environment most effective. Minimize Distractions In The Social Learning Environment.

Making it personal

Learning with e's

For too long education systems have been standardising content, assessment and the learning experience. Clearly, one size does not fit all, and we need personalised learning experiences for our students if we are to prepare them for an ever changing, volatile world.

30% Harder to Design for the Online Learning Environment

ATD Learning Technologies

Most clients we encounter believe that moving their content to an online, virtual environment, such as Adobe Connect or WebEx Training Center, is a simple matter of tweaking the materials. Want to learn more?

New Virtual Learning Environments

Moodle Journal

One aspect of the exercise that did surprise me was the way in which different personalities conduct themselves in an VR like SL but more of this in the evaluation phase.

Personal Learning Environment 2010

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

George writes: Announcing: Open Course – Personal Learning Environments, Networks, and Knowledge. This should be fun… Stephen Downes , Dave Cormier , and I will be offering an open course on Personal Learning Environments, Networks, and Knowledge , starting September 13.

Future learning environments: professional, powerful, personal

Learning with e's

Once again, thanks to Don H Taylor and his crew, this year's Learning Technologies conference was a highly successful event. My own presentation in the main arena at Olympia is entitled Future Learning Environments: Professional, Powerful, Personal.

Create Autonomy in Gamification and Other Learning Environments

Kapp Notes

When thinking about creating a gamification experience (or any learning experience), allow and encourage the learner to make meaningful and consequential choices. Fake choices = fake interest in the learning event. Does it reflect a clear area to click on in an online environment?

More Discussion on Personal Work Learning Environments

Tony Karrer

There's some great discussion happening around the issues of control and resulting ownership of work product as we create personal work learning environments. Enterprises that love PLE's Cross battles Downes: is corporate learning corrupt? then shouldn't you make sure you provide these tools now rather than having tools adopted that are outside the firewall and personally owned where you will lose the content if the employee leaves

Personalized Learning Strategies: The Philosophy, Execution, and Pitfalls to avoid

eFront

There’s no doubt that personalized experiences, from web browsing to in-store shopping, and even dining out, make for better outcomes. In the corporate world, however, because of the tendency for homogenization and standardization, the personalized learning model isn’t well adopted.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

Of course, you might also consider a virtual learning platform, in which case you would join the 81 percent of companies who provide at least some of their training online. What is a Virtual Learning Environment? A virtual learning environment is an online system that allows education materials to be transmitted through the internet to transfer knowledge from organization to employee, or teacher to student. Advantages of a Virtual Learning Environment.

How to Create an Impactful Virtual Learning Environment

KnowledgeAnywhere

When training moves from a purely in-person format to an online or blended learning model, there is always a concern that learning will become less “sticky” as the human element is removed from the training experience. For organizations that have trained their workforce using an instructor-led or mentor-based format for decades, it might seem impossible for the same concepts to be presented and retained by learners in a virtual learning environment.

My Personal Learning Environment

Sticky Learning

Today's post flows nicely from yesterday's post on one type of Personal Learning Environment, Alltop, a site where you are able to aggregate your blog interests in one area. The difference today however is that I'm writing about my very OWN personal learning environment, a personal website, michaeleury.com , that I have published only in the last few days! OK, what is a personal learning environment?

Personalized Learning for Employees

LearnDash

They want to be part of a community and feel like what they are learning matters in a practical sense. It is because of this that course developers have gone through great lengths to create a more personal learning experience. Elearning has come a long way since its early days.

Social, mobile, and personal learning futures

Learning with e's

Many of my public presentations have the prefix: Digital Learning Futures, because for me, the future of education and learning will be greatly influenced by digital technologies. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

This time it's personal

Learning with e's

Personal. That means that when you learn, you do it differently to everyone else. It follows that the tools and technologies you use for learning are those you have selected to use because you are (or should be) comfortable with them, personally. Idiosyncratic. Individual.

30 Percent Harder to Design for the Online Learning Environment

ATD Learning Technologies

Most clients we encounter believe that moving their content to an online, virtual environment, such as Adobe Connect or WebEx Training Center, is a simple matter of tweaking the materials. In fact, it is 30 percent harder to design training for the online environment because there is one more entity that needs to be designed for—the technology. In the online environment, though, the facilitator’s and participant’s roles are a bit different.

#LearningIs personal

Learning with e's

We all learn differently. Everyone of us has individual needs and personal requirements. Unfortunately, most of us are products of education systems that are based on the industrial model of education which is far removed from personalised learning. Each of us has preferences.

Personalized vs Adaptive Learning

Axonify

We get a lot of questions about the difference between personalized and adaptive learning. This makes sense because they’ve often been used interchangeably in the learning realm. Prior learning and/or test results to benchmark current knowledge levels.

Personal Work and Learning Environments (PWLE) - More Discussion

Tony Karrer

I've run across a few different posts talking about Personal Work and Learning Environments which I have tentatively started to call PWLE - pronounced p-whale. The reason why I think it's worth us talking about tools and maps and basically what is your PWLE (p-whale) is that it's helpful for us to figure out how to support our own personal work and learning. This is talked about a bit in Personal and Group Learning Using Web 2.0

PWLE 100

Create an Active and Collaborative Learning Environment for your Course

TalentLMS

We are talking about action plans derived from the learning resources presented in the course. When your learners talk about 101 ways to apply a learning resource, that’s when the course is successful. Then we will determine how to create active collaborative environments in each.

"Getting" The 3D Synchronous Learning Environment

Kapp Notes

Lately, I've been working with Tony O'Driscoll and the folks at the eLearning Guild on some research and thought leadership around the idea of using 3D environments to teach in a synchronous environment. I showed the drill and learning spaces we developed to my 13 year old son.

Personalized Learning: What is it and What are it’s Benefits?

Learnkit

Personalized Learning is a common buzzword in today’s education industry. With all the buzz, it can be difficult to fully understand what personalized learning is and how you can effectively use it. Adaptable and Flexible Learning. – Blended Learning.

Personalized vs Adaptive Learning

Axonify

We get a lot of questions about the difference between personalized and adaptive learning. This makes sense because they’ve often been used interchangeably in the learning realm. So, here’s the lowdown on what each term means, how they’re different and how they work together in a modern learning scenario. Personalized Learning provides employees with different learning paths, which are programmed by L&D according to: Job function and department.

Personal learning environments, stickylearning and Alltop

Sticky Learning

This is just a short post to point you to another interesting tool for personal learning, it's called Alltop.I've I've focussed mainly on learning/business blogs - not surprisingly! All in all it's another good way of keeping your personal learning on track and up to date. I'll have more on Personal learning environments in another post in a few days time! Tags: Current Affairs Ideas Learning Learning 2.0

Why online learning is better than in-person learning

Learnkit

Deviations from traditional learning models are often met with resistance, while introducing new technologies or methods often rely on systemic change. If you’re considering moving to online learning solutions, it’s important to know why. Online environments are dynamic.

Ad-hoc Social Learning Environment - How a Blog Drives Learning

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

We decided to set up an ad-hoc social learning environment mostly using freely available tools. In this post, I summarize what we learned about the ad-hoc social learning environments. Blog is the watering hole A learning blog is so much a happening place! The blog has a personal touch, it is easy to follow, its updates are delivered to participant's RSS reader instantaneously. Participants had a lot to learn from each other.

Learning Space Mash-up: Toward a Collaborative Personal Learning Environment

Learning with e's

One of the papers I will be presenting in September is entitled: "Learning Space Mash-up: Toward a Collaborative Personal Learning Environment". Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

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