Trending Sources

#LearningIs personal

Learning with e's

We all learn differently. 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. The personalised learning movement continues to grow in influence.

Anatomy of a PLE

Learning with e's

Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) do exactly what they say on the can - they are personal to each individual, created by them, owned by them, used by them within their lifelong learning. Tags: MLE Manish Malik VLE PLE personal learning #ple_bcn

PLE 55

Punk learning

Learning with e's

Punk learning (some would call it Edupunk ) reflects that seventies music ethos. For some time, educators have been subverting established methods and turning their backs on institutional tools and technologies such as the managed learning environment (also known as LMS or VLE).

VLE 44

Learning first, technology second

Learning with e's

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

Learning with e's

Interactions can be managed around a specific hashtag related to the course, or can be private between the tutor and students using the Direct Message (DM) option. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e''s.

See-through learning

Learning with e's

One of the things I dislike greatly about many online learning environments is poor design. They have to spend time thinking about how to get to a discussion group, or how to save content, when their energy and time should be spent learning.

City of the dead

Learning with e's

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.


Dead personal

Learning with e's

I was also asked why I didn't use the term PLE (Personal Learning Environment). Image source Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's. Since I posted the ' Two fingered salute ' earlier this week several people have asked me what I meant by 'personal web'.

Thinking around corners

Learning with e's

I am against the sterile, meaningless Managed Learning Environments (read BlackBoard, SharePoint and yes, even Moodle) that universities and colleges push which are purpose built to maintain strict control. Posted by Steve Wheeler from Learning with e's.

Opening plenary at Online Educa

Jay Cross

How many like learning? teaching has not changed; learning has changed. From knowledge management to identity management. Identity management. Attention management. Operating system for learning. store and manage files. 03 MLE = managed learning environment, 05 Personal Learning Environment, 08 CWE Collaborative Working Environment. Online Educa 2008. Keynote, December 4, 2008. Harold Elletson.