Personal Learning Environment (de) Der Ausdruck Personal Learning Environment (kurz PLE, deutsch Persönliche Lernumgebung) ist nicht klar definiert, kann aber als Konzept der individuellen Ausgestaltung der eigenen Lernumgebung verstanden werden. Der wichtigste Aspekt ist, dass der Lernende diese Umgebung unter seiner Kontrolle hat und seine Lern- und Arbeitsumgebung individuell gestaltet, um Wissen zu entwickeln und mit anderen zu teilen. Obwohl die rein sprachliche Übersetzung prinzipiell die gesamte persönliche Lernumgebung meint (z. Begriffsgeschichte[Bearbeiten] Der Begriff Personal Learning Environments entstand Anfang 2000 im Rahmen der Diskussion zu Virtual Learning Environment (kurz VLE), einem Ansatz, in dem traditionelle Strukturen, Rollen und Prozesse aus der formellen Bildung in einer virtuellen Lernumgebung (z.B. frühere Formen der Lern-Management-Systeme, kurz LMS) nachgebildet werden. Lifelong Learning[Bearbeiten] Informelles Lernen[Bearbeiten] Funktionen einer PLE[Bearbeiten] Literatur[Bearbeiten]
PLE : iTeachU Information Fluency provides a model for educational activities; the Personal Learning Environment (PLE) is the place where those activities happen. Just as learning activities and their products map to the three areas that comprise Information Fluency, those activities and their products can be mapped to different tools and resources. About the “PLE” Personal The PLE is personal because the people, applications, tools, resources, and services are chosen to match our individual, idiosyncratic needs. Learning Many have given up on the call to rename the PLE to the Personal Living Environment. Environment In practice, the PLE is an environment, not a network. Visualizing the PLE Visualizing the PLE has become something of a pastime for education technology geeks. Similarly, Martin Weller clusters tools and services around himself, clustered by (primary) function: Even this kind of visualization can grow complicated rather quickly, such as this example by Jared Stein: Parts of the PLE (for me)
History of personal learning environments Personal learning environments are systems that help learners take control of and manage their own learning. This includes providing support for learners to set their own learning goalsmanage their learning; managing both content and processcommunicate with others in the process of learning and thereby achieve learning goals. A personal learning environment (PLE) involves both formal and informal learning experiences. A PLE may be composed of one or more subsystems: As such it may be a desktop application, or composed of one or more web-based services Important concepts in PLEs include the integration of both formal and informal learning episodes into a single experience, the use of social networks that can cross institutional boundaries, and the use of networking protocols (Peer-to-Peer, web services, syndication) to connect a range of resources and systems within a personally-managed space. 1970s 1976 1990s 1998 2000s 2000 2001 2002 2003
A Simple Comprehensive Guide on The use of Personal Learning Networks in Education Personal Learning Networks, or PLNs, have been around for a long time. Originally they were your family, relatives and friends, or probably other educators and fellow teachers you work with in the same institution, but now and thanks to the development of web technologies and wireless connections, the concept of PLNs has been expanded to engulf people you have never met before in real world. Much of the learning nowadays takes place online and via a network of interconnected relations. PLNs are basically based on the concept of a learning community. Outline : What is a PLN ? What is a PLN ? Why PLNs in education ? So, why bother thinking about creating a PLN ? Benefits of PLNs in Education Here is a list of some of the pluses of PLNs in education as featured in Personal Learning Networks: Using the Power of Connections to Transform Education How can Teachers use PLNs ? Here are some of the ideas to help you leverage the power of PLNs in your classroom : Ways students can use PLNs 1- Ning
Personal learning environment This article or chapter is incomplete and its contents need further attention. Some information may be missing or may be wrong, spelling and grammar may have to be improved, use your judgment! 1 Definitions Graham Attwell defines Personal Learning Environments (PLE) as an idea that firstly integrates "pressures and movements" like lifelong learning, informal learning, learning styles, new approaches to assessment, cognitive tools. “The most compelling argument for the PLE is to develop educational technology which can respond to the way people are using technology for learning and which allows them to themselves shape their own learning spaces, to form and join communities and to create, consume, remix, and share material”.(, retrieved 22:17, 25 April 2007 (MEST)] On also may define a PLE as a system (but some may not necessarily agree). “A PLE is characterized by the freeform use of a set of lightweight services and tools that belong to and are controlled by individual learners. .
How To Create a PLE to Stay Relevant in 2013 “Our understanding of learning has expanded at a rate that has far outpaced our conceptions of teaching. A growing appreciation for the porous boundaries between the classroom and life experience…has created not only promising changes but also disruptive moments in teaching.” EDUCAUSE Review, 2012 This quote from Disrupting Ourselves: The Problem of Learning in Higher Education (Bass, 2012), gives a good a reason as any for educators to develop a Personal learning Environment [PLE]; a space where we can keep up with the experimental modes of learning, instruction, changing pedagogy and instructional methods that surfaced in 2012. In a previous post I introduced the concept of PLEs and touched on why educators may want to consider developing a PLE for 2013. Three Reasons Why Educators Need a PLEEducation is in a phase of disruption (not news to anyone)—and it’s not just a blip or a bump, but is what Harvard professor and author Clayton Christenson describes as disruptive innovation.
6 Tips for Starting an Online Community Are you considering building an online community? In order to build a strong community , there are a few key factors every business should take into consideration. This article will assist you in gathering the building blocks for a strong online community. #1: Know Your Audience Every business should begin its focus on its audience, the customers. No online community can exist without a firm foundation and if your online community is to truly succeed, you need to know the demographics of your target audience . What are demographics, you ask? General categories of demographics use age, gender, life-cycle stage, income, social class, lifestyle, education, religion and location and are collected by varying means of market research. If you know who your audience is, your business will be better able to understand the needs of and what drives the audience. #2: Know Their Needs How does a business find out what its audience needs? #3: Know Your Business #4: Know Your Stuff #5: Know Your Limitations
PLE Conference 2012 The Call for Papers for the PLE Conference 2013 is out! We are happy to announce that the PLE Conference 2013 will be held in Berlin & Melbourne 10-12 July 2013 and the special theme in 2013 will be: Personal Learning Environments: Learning and Diversity in Cities of the Future. The PLE Conference intends to create a space for researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas, experiences and research around the development and implementation of Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) – including the design of environments and the sociological and educational issues that they raise. Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) are an approach to Technology- Enhanced Learning based on the principles of learner autonomy and empowerment. PLEs include methods, tools, communities, and services constituting individual learning infrastructures or ecosystems which learners use to direct their own learning and pursue their educational goals. We will be happy to welcome you all in Berlin and Melbourne!
About | ROLE Widget Store The Widget Store was developed by IMC AG in scope of the ROLE (Responsive Open Learning Environment) Project. It is a web platform, which represents a catalog of learning widgets and widget bundles to be searched and added in users’ personal learning environments. All the widgets are organized in seven categories: To simplify the search, widgets are tagged with key words indicating category, sub-topic, content sharing platform and the like. Create, Compose, Connect! Reading, Writing, & Learning with Digital Tools To Be Rescheduled Spring 2015 The Fall 2014 series has been cancelled; however, we plan to offer this in Spring 2015. Watch for updates! A Blended Learning Model to Guide Digital Literacy & CCSS Implementation Jeremy Hyler and Troy Hicks, authors of Create, Compose, Connect! This 4-part series will include: 2 full-day workshops to frame your professional learning2 1-hour webinar sessionsAccess to an online community to share, reflect, and collaborateA copy of the book, Create, Compose, Connect! Strengthen your students' CCSS literacies integrating best practice instruction with a variety of literacy tools. Highlights Reading & writing digital informational textsMedia presentations: creating & analyzing Visual literacy interpretation Research and argumentation Logistics & practical implementation of technology toolsMobile technologies Learn More about the Presenters' Work Below!