24 September 2007 Kapihan sa Philippine eLearning Society at College of St. Benilde, Manila
Text of Personal Learning Environments
1. Personal Learning Environments Getting ready for the Friendster Generation.
2. What are PLEs?
Personal Learning Environmentsare systems that help learners take control of and manage their own learning. This includes providing support for learners to
set their own learning goals
manage their learning; managing both content and process
communicate with others in the process of learning
and thereby achieve learning goals.
3. PLE as a system
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 tools/services.
Important concepts in PLEs include the integration of bothformal andinformallearning 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.
4. Example: Canadian University Hello 5. Example: Philippine Higher Ed 6. Example: Logged in Page This is aninformalenvironment 7. FormalEnvironment 8. One vision of e-learning 9. Social SoftwareApproach Individual Space Cooperative Space Profiles Group Ware Wikis Communities & Group Profiles Blogs PodCasts Net Enhanced Social learning E- Portfolios Socialbook-marking 10. Some Apparent Benefits of SCOs
Printout is optional
11. Some SubtleBenefits of SCOs
Builds sense of ownership
12. Why support a PLE?
Multi-stakeholder effort to get ready for the Friendster* generation
Recognizes how 21 stcentury learners learn
Being in step with the global economy ( Think: IBM, Cisco, perhaps even McDonalds )
* or MySpace, YouTube, Multiply, Wordpress, Facebook
13. Is this done anywhere else?- PLEs forHigh Schools
http://youthvoices.net/elgg/ -(broadly for all sorts of HS) via Paul Allison
Aldridge State High School
De La Salle-Canlubang
14. Perhaps a good place to start Hello 15. Next Steps