Is your VLE cognitive?

Moodle Journal

As I recall, it was at least few ago now that I first started to hear the term Student Analytics banded around in the corridors of eLearning, around the time of the 2012 Horizon Report.

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Thinking about your VLE

Moodle Journal

If like us here at Bromley College you have been deploying a VLE, then like me you may be wondering after having structured courses with all kinds of content from Word files to podcasts, where the technology is moving and what the outcomes have been.

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VLE's and poor attendance

Moodle Journal

I was surprised by the concerns expressed in the recent HE Forum about VLE’s leading to reduced attendance. The question posted was:- Using a VLE might lead to a reduction in attendance.

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VLE Report

Moodle Journal

I submiited report on the trial of the VLE to SMT, all ninety eight pages of it and now its just a case of waiting to see if we go forward with the deployment college wide

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Using Moodle as a VLE

Moodle Journal

My own presentation came under the theme of transforming teaching and learning and featured a recent trial that I conducted with level 4 students in an attempt to realise the Social Constructive potential of Moodle as a VLE. I went along to the Moodle RUG on the 17th in London, which turned out to be a superb event. Martin Dougiamas was live on Skype, excellent workshops and a particularly inspiring presentation from the OU.

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Promoting the Moodle VLE

Moodle Journal

The first meeting of the Virtual Learning was held and went extremely well. We agreed on some dates for awareness sessions and training. The newsletter was circulated to the group and in the absence of any objections was sent around to all mailboxes in the first instance, though it did prove necessary to also include a reminder for booking via email. One point for future reference however is to include anything you really want noticed on the front page, should be obvious really

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Twitter VLE Conversation - Best of eLearning Last Week

Tony Karrer

April 23, 2009 The (changed) information cycle , April 17, 2009 The Semantic Web and E-learning , April 18, 2009 Weblogg-ed " New Reading, New Writing , April 23, 2009 Leveraging the human network , April 17, 2009 cathellis13: Ten Commandments of eLearning , April 21, 2009 Top Keywords Twitter (38) Virtual Learning Environment (3) Learning Management System (8) Coaching (8) LinkedIn (13) Microphone (4) Social Network Analysis (2) VLE (3) Conversation (18) eLearning Technology.

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Learning with 'e's: The VLE sucks

Learning with e's

The ALT-C 'VLE is dead' symposium attracted a huge audience. Each of our panel of four presented our cases, some arguing for and some against the demise of the VLE. Some people actually went as far as to say that the VLE is dead symposium was the centre-piece of ALT-C 2009.

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

Adobe Captivate

eLearning #PLE #VLE #ILS #Virtual Worlds #SCORM #LMS. We've always been a little acronym happy in the world of online learning. 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. 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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Workshop key points in Asynchronous VLE Design

e-Learning Academy

Workshop day of Global Learn conference, I was privileged to attend Design & Develop and Innovative Online Learning Environment, instructed by Abtar Kaur and Zoraini Abas, Open University Malaysia. My interest was to hear how their approach to online instruction and design may inform my own research. Some of the take home points I gleaned [.]. Conference Design Reflection E-Learning design

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[from catspyjamasnz] Learning with 'e's: Two fingered salute

Learning with e's

Anyone with a modicum of insight will see that there are several parallels here with the battle between the institutional VLE and Edupunk style ‘do-it-yourselves’ personal web tools. The VLE has had its day and will meet its demise, even though its supporters cannot see it coming.

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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 VLE, an ILE is strictly informal. A touch dramatic, isn’t it?

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It's complicated

Learning with e's

e-portfolios FaceBook Games based learning higher education learning LMS Pokemon Go social media Technology Twitter university VLE YikyakDuring my recent tour of Australia, I spent a day working with University of Southern Queensland staff on the Toowoomba campus.

The ILE and the FLE in harmony

E-Learning Provocateur

The FLE might be called a VLE, MLE, LMS, or some other acronym. Tags: informal learning learning management e-learning development instructional design blended learning LMS informal learning environment ILE VLE FLE MLE formal learning environment learning administration In my previous article Online courses must die! I advocated the development of Informal Learning Environments (ILEs).

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How to use Google MyMaps

Moodle Journal

I have made use of Google maps a number of times in past as part of lectures and class exercises, and they certainly represent a good means of engagement, as part of a vle lesson plan Found this really useful introduction to creating media rich resources.

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Learning first, technology second

Learning with e's

Let me give you an example: Many schools, colleges and universities have by now implemented a managed learning environment (MLE) sometimes referred to as a virtual learning environment (VLE) or Learning Management System (LMS).

How we think about learning influences our e-learning practice

Connect Thinking

E-Learning Strategy Our Changing Practice Performance Support Research - Work-Based VLEMy EdD Supervisor is Emeitus Paul Hager , an educational philosopher who keeps it ‘real’ for me when it comes to the inter-relationship between learning and technology.

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3 things you should know about Edupunk

Learning with e's

Personal Learning Environment MLE rhizomatic learning VLE PLE edubusiness education Edupunk learning autodidacticism bricolage

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Fun in Madchester

Learning with e's

There were some interesting and captivating debates on Day 1, including of course, the epic VLE is Dead debate (see the video above) which was attended by approximately 150 people, all squeezed into a room fit for 80 so that many had to sit on the floor or stand at the back.

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The personal web

Learning with e's

For those who don't, the institutional VLE (or sadly, no web based use at all) is an alternative. This may sound like a climb down from my position on the death of the VLE, but It is not. Certainly not the VLE. VLE PLE education learning #ple_sou personal web

Anatomy of a PLE

Learning with e's

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. Tags: MLE Manish Malik VLE PLE personal learning #ple_bcn

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In the clouds again

Learning with e's

Here's our abstract: Manish Malik (Faculty Learning and Teaching Coordinator at the University of Portsmouth) and Steve Wheeler (Associate Professor of Learning Technology at the University of Plymouth) discuss the recent developments and the patterns emerging within the CMS/LMS/VLE product sector.

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

Learning with e's

If they wished to change this kind of restrictive provision and depose the ‘tyranny of the institutional VLE’, universities would need to undergo a radical shift in policy. blogs disruptive innovation education higher education learning social web Technology the future of education VLE wikis

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A right punch-up

Learning with e's

This symposium will propose that the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) as an institutional tool is dead, no more, defunct, expired. The third panel member, James Clay , however, believes that the VLE is not yet dead as a concept, but can be the starting point of a journey for many learners.

The boy done good

Learning with e's

It is a provocative take on the current state of play of the VLE, and he comes to some interesting conclusions. Recent literature and personal blogs are used to understand how the VLE as a concept is understood. The role of the VLE appears to be changing.

I come to bury, not to praise.

Learning with e's

Names are too numerous to mention right now, but I'm going to present a symposium entitled 'The VLE is Dead' later on, along with Graham Attwell, James Clay and Nick Sharratt. I will give a eulogy on the VLE - I come to bury it, not to praise it.

Dead personal

Learning with e's

For those who don't, the institutional VLE (or perhaps no web based use at all) is an option. This may sound like a climb down from my position on the death of the VLE, but It is not. Tags: VLE PLE tagging horizon report personal web

Reciprocity learning

Learning with e's

Mark Curtis self disclosure George Mead Grainne Conole reciprocity learning #pleconf Charles Cooley PLE VLE learning PLN social comparison Leon Festinger

Lost in translation

Learning with e's

There has been a bit of discussion on Twitter, and at our recent ALT-C VLE symposium, on the importance of naming things. At the VLE is Dead symposium , there was an issue over the term PLE (Personal Learning Environment).

The Emperor's new clothes?

Learning with e's

contention is that every (yes, every) benefit of the institutional VLE for the learner can be obtained elsewhere with a little thought, using combinations of other information and communication technology tools which are freely and publicly available and already transparent to the target learner.

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Wisdom of clouds

Learning with e's

There were many people at a session titled " the VLE is Dead " hosted by James Clay, Josie Fraser, Graham Attwell, Nick Sharratt and Steve Wheeler aka Timbuckteeth :). Martin Weller blogged about the death of VLE/LMS too in Nov 2007. This is different from a PLE, a VLE and a PTE.

Free E-Learning Tutorial 16: Corporate Workplace Virtual Learning Environment

e-Learning Academy

Changing practice Podcast Research - Corporate VLE Social media VideoEpisode 16 e-learning tutorial provides an overview of my doctoral research. In my ‘spare time’ I’m a Doctor or Education candidate at the University of Technology, Sydney. My thesis title is: Examination of virtual learning environments within a corporate context: Design and practice implications. It’s about our experience introducing four asynchronous spaces in a consulting [.].

Self organised - Me?

Learning with e's

Tags: VLE PLE mashup JISC self-organisation

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My e-learning philosophy

Learning with e's

Tags: mobile phones blog VLE IFIP Second Life Web 3.0

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