Tagged: PLEs

Personal learning environments 0

Personal learning environments

I’m currently writing up some ideas on open online professional learning that includes considering¬†¬†personal learning networks. I came across this interesting post from Martin Weller on the apparent decline in interest or discussion of...

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LinkedIn network map

This is a very short post on my LinkedIn network map.  The identification of three distinct clusters of contacts is interesting and (kind of) makes sense. What is particularly useful is identifying the links...

Learning Insights …. 0

Learning Insights ….

Kineo, the e-learning company, have issued a new report on e-learning insights based on interviews with “learning leaders” to identify key emerging trends. I’m not going to repeat the report but will look at...

streaming & learning 0

streaming & learning

I came across a very interesting post here with a presentation from Chris Messina on life streaming. The approach taken in the presentation, especially the references to activity theory and activity systems made me...

roundup of interesting stuff: edupunk and social business 0

roundup of interesting stuff: edupunk and social business

More on edupunk/ hacking the education “system” here Although I think there is a conflation of two issues here: (a) the brand recognition and market value of possessing a recognised degree (preferably from a...

on the nature of personal learning environments 0

on the nature of personal learning environments

A well argued post here on personal learning environments as a dynamic environment rather than a product or device. This chimes with my own views on PLEs as something that is personal rather than...

experiencing twitter 0

experiencing twitter

Its been a couple of weeks since I started using twitter. Like some others I’ve been an erratic user. Initially (and perhaps, still) it can feel a bit overwhelming and a time sink –...

more to learning environments 0

more to learning environments

just a quick addition to my previous post on learning environments as I should have referred to this post from Pontydysgu that discusses how/ whether micro-learning objects developed through social learning technologies can and...

learning environments and networks 1

learning environments and networks

A great post from Stephen Downes here on personal learning environments [PLEs] and reflecting on the experience of running the connectivism course. I was taken with the argument that the value PLEs is greatly...

predictions for learning in the workplace 0

predictions for learning in the workplace

Lots of predictions are being made – see here and here. My own two-cents is that over the next few years, we’ll see that expansive/ double loop learning will increasingly be driven by self-directed,...