Anatomy of a PLE

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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? Web 2.0

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PLE bargaining

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Those attending the PLE Conference found themselves quickly immersed in discussion, dialogue and debate over the nature and ethos of the personal learning environment. A number of questions were posed such as: should the PLE remain outside the institution.

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Physiology of a PLE

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Yesterday I posted my views on what I think are the essential components of a Personal Learning Environment - the Anatomy of the PLE. You will note that the functionality is exclusive to the personal web tools (PWTs) I outlined in yesterday's post.

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PLE vs VLE

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The paper is titled: Integrating Personal Learning Environments into the Primary Classroom and goes beyond web tools, and even personal learning networks. Each PLE by its nature is unique, with each individual choosing their own preferred approaches. Three of my third year B.Ed

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TCC09 Keynote: Global Collaboration in the Web 2.0 World

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Summary: Web 2.0 In this presentation, Sue Waters will guide you on a tour of how educators, from different educational sectors, utilize web technologies with their learners to collaborate on global projects. With Web 2.0 Posted in Learning Communities, PLE, Read/Write Web.

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LMS, PLE, VLE, ILS & SCORM – Navigate the Acronym Minefield

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The inevitable explosion of web technologies has led to a mangled pile of nearly incomprehensible acronyms swimming around in many of today's trendiest headlines and articles. eLearning #PLE #VLE #ILS #Virtual Worlds #SCORM #LMS. We've always been a little acronym happy in the world of online learning. So what is all this stuff about, and why all the hype / excitement etc. around the latest wave of acronyms? Whats new

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Web 3.0: The Way Forward?

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Dan Roberts (@ChickenSaltash) reported on how his School, Saltash.Net in Cornwall is using a number of Web 2.0 Web 3.0: My own presentation was entitled Web 3.0: Web 3.0: elgg Vital Meet Web 3.0 Moodle Mahara Web 2.0

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Tin Can API & the Future of E-Learning

Learnnovators

It is this aspect (potential applications of the Experience API) that we intend to mainly focus upon in this brief article, by triggering thoughts and ideas on the topic, along with curated pointers to some of the resources available on the web.

Everyone has one

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Why should we question whether students have the competency to build their own PLEs, when in fact most learners already have their own PLE structure of tools sorted out when they arrive at university. In other words, do they have the ability to use the loose aggregation of Web 2.0

This time it's personal

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These tools, services and technologies become a part of your personal learning environment or PLE. The PLE is an approach rather than a technology. education learning Personal Learning Environment PLE Technology Personal. Idiosyncratic. Individual. Separate. Different. Unique.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Occupying a place on the continuum somewhere between a VLE and a PLE, an ILE is an informal learning environment that a facilitator manages on behalf of a group of learners. Unlike a PLE, an ILE is communal. Exploit Web 2.0. A touch dramatic, isn’t it?

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Learning with 'e's: It’s Personal: Learning Spaces, Learning Webs

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It’s Personal: Learning Spaces, Learning Webs View more presentations from Steve Wheeler. My slides for the upcoming PLE/PLN Online Symposium hosted by the University of Manitoba are now available for viewing above. Tags: PLE formal learning self learning PLN personal web informal learning

New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

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The last two decades alone have seen a rapid rise in popularity of the World Wide Web, smartphones, social media, social networks, augmented reality, wearable technologies and user generated content sites.

When worlds collide

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This is reminiscent of the discussions held at the recent PLE conference in Barcelona, where some theorists attempted to defuse the tensions between didactic institutional provision and individualised PLEs by proposing a compromise. An institutional PLE?

New and emerging technologies

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I also take a gaze into the near future of technology supported learning with some comments on augmented reality , the semantic web and the rise in bring your own device strategies in the workplace. AR education emerging technology learning media PLE social learning Technology video

Dead personal

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Since I posted the ' Two fingered salute ' earlier this week several people have asked me what I meant by 'personal web'. I was also asked why I didn't use the term PLE (Personal Learning Environment). Sound like a PLE?

Personal Learning Resources

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Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) are made up of more than web tools. But as I have tried to articulate in earlier blogposts , my PLE is more than people and tools. Tapscott and Williams' Wikinomics , first published in 2007, shows how mass collaboration through Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): and later Mark will try to figure out what is going on in the PLE debate.and fail.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Funny Funny (not safe for work) e-cards | Main | Three Panel Soul.required comic strip reading » June 13, 2007.and later Mark will try to figure out what is going on in the PLE debate.and fail. You wanna know what a PLE is? This is why I think my life is my PLE. books futures Web 2.0

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Lost in translation

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Web 2.0 A lot of people don't like the name 'Web 2.0', because of its connotations, and some have tried to rename it. At the VLE is Dead symposium , there was an issue over the term PLE (Personal Learning Environment). Trying to take something like Web 2.0,

PLEs join us online

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I'm an invited speaker for the online PLE/PLN Symposium that has been organised by George Siemens and Stephen Downes for next week. I'm looking forward to talking about my own concept of personal learning environments and personal webs in my talk which is entitled: 'It's Personal'.

LearnTrends: Personal Knowledge Management

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Web Tools for Critical Thinking (Dave Pollard). 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.

Is Instructional Designer the Right Title?

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He suggests that “information and instruction architect&# might be a better description, especially as we move to more learner control, personal learning environments, and Web 2.0 However, when I’m designing courses with Web 2.0 Via a post I found through Workplace Learning Today , Rob Wilkins asked whether “instructional designer&# is really an accurate title for what we do.

Inspired learning

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With the advent of the Internet, I began to develop an interest in how people learn in environments where they draw on a number of different sources, such as the Web, television, video, and audio. Press the fast forward button to the early days of Web 2.0,

Deeply personal

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The third component is already in place - Web 2.0 Tags: PLE computer based education Web 2.0 When you're on holiday, I guess you must have come across people selling 'personalised' souvenirs.

Reciprocity learning

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I watched this morning's PLE conference (#pleconf) unkeynote by Grainne Conole and Ricardo Torres Kompen, which was streamed live from Aveiro, in Portugal.

References: eLearning Guild Online Session: How to Integrate Social Networking to Impact Learning and Performance Dec. 13, 2007

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The Technical Side of Social Networking 2-3 minute video Outsourced Brain P.L.E. Personal Learning Environment Jobs and Careers in Social and Collaborative Learning Digital Natives, What they Do The Future: Amazing Challenges 2-3 minute video Teaching Machines Is Web 2.0

Content creation

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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.

Collaborative Learning Anthropologist and Specialist (CLA): Enterprise 2.0, Web 2.0 and Learning Career or Job Opportunities

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CLAs are focused on studying and reporting human behavior in relation to learning and productivity technologies, specifically, Web 2.0 Gaps consultant - a snapshot analyst for gaps in information, data or process that are missing in networks (project leads, instructional designers, writers, editors, researchers - example is tracking micro -learning impacts by using Web 2.0 Toolkit Guru - has specialized in one Web 2.0 Learning coaches can help their clients by using Web 2.0

Wisdom of clouds

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Let me explain: PLE. The tools within a PLE are most likely not used for the purpose of formal education of all learners within an educational institution. to quote Scott, "courses taught using contemporary social software/web 2.0 This is different from a PLE, a VLE and a PTE.

Fun in Madchester

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Graham Attwell) Hot debate on VLEs at ALT-C (Ask Auntie Web) Yarn and Glue (Guy Pursey) Kinda Learning Stuff (Sarah Horrigan) The VLE is dead (Live blogging from Martin Weller) VLE is (not) dead (Nick Sharratt) The VLE is dead debate (Mira Vogel) Is the VLE dead?

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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.

Selfie number 5

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I first met Alec Couros among that amazing gathering of people at the inaugural PLE (Personal Learning Environment) conference in Barcelona, in 2010. He is a true champion of web democracy, and he practising what he preaches by sharing all his content and resources freely.

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The boy done good

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Most students’ proficiency in using the internet productively has increased dramatically; Web 2.0 Tags: University of Plymouth VLE PLE Plymouth Student Educator dan kennedy One of my third year students, Dan Kennedy, has had his first article published in a new journal.

Twitter TechSmith LinkedIn Learning Strategy

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The Truth About Twitter - Social Enterprise Blog , May 11, 2009 Twitter Tips: for Teachers & Educators - Don't Waste Your Time , May 9, 2009 Twitter and Webinars - eLearning Technology , May 14, 2009 Developing a PLE Using Web 2.0 Hot List - May 8, 2009 to May 15, 2009 Once again, used eLearning Learning to generate a list of the best from last week. The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Can anybody hear me?

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3) An exemplification of Edupunk philosophy is the rise of the personal learning environment (PLE) in which the learner selects his/her own tools and technologies to apply in formal and informal learning. Tags: VLE PLE Martin Ebner Edupunk Educamp rhizome

Noughties. but nice

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Such a vast array of new personal devices and web applications was introduced that have become so deeply ingrained in our everyday lives, many of us would probably feel at a loss if we were suddenly transported back to 1999.

Podcast Discussing Learning and Networking with a Blog

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We also talked about how his blog has some interesting posts on personal learning environments (PLE's). Her posts about PLE's have transformed how I use and think about the web for my own professional development It was interesting to listen to beginning portion of the podcast Straight Talk with Bob Phillips where they discuss my article in T&D Learning and Networking with a Blog.