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Personal Learning Environments

Sebastian H. D. Fiedler, Terje Väljataga
2011 International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments  
Instead, it proposes to scrutinise these patterns and to focus educational efforts on supporting adult learners to model their learning activities and potential (personal learning) environments while exploring  ...  What is currently presented as "personal learning environments" as such, or as their instantiations, obscures the fact that these collections of digital artefacts are mostly a snapshot of the current state  ...  monolithic, centralised systems that dominated and are still dominating formal education.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jvple.2011100101 fatcat:xcr3hlqkp5dihivxgahcv7vpci

Personalization Approaches in Learning Environments [chapter]

Olga C. Santos, Milos Kravcik, Diana Pérez-Marín
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
observations of an educational multi-user virtual environment (MUVE).  ...  Personalization approaches in learning environments can be addressed from different perspectives and also in various educational settings, including formal, informal, workplace, lifelong, mobile, contextualized  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (#OPP1048577) and by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (#R305A080514).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28509-7_12 fatcat:ontfybfwofb4tgi6gqhuk3eiy4

Personalized Learning in Hypermedia Environments [chapter]

Costas Mourlas
2012 E-Learning - Engineering, On-Job Training and Interactive Teaching  
System design implications: A high level correlation diagram The greatest challenge is of course to extrude from the abovementioned theories the corresponding implications for an educational hypermedia  ...  A challenge is to design personalized interfaces and software enabling easy access to the learning content while being sufficiently flexible to handle changes in user's context, perception and available  ... 
doi:10.5772/31853 fatcat:nmtwl46xebbobm5shldrrnye7a

Personal learning environments: A Big Data perspective

Selami Bagriyanik, Adem Karahoca
2017 Global Journal of Computer Sciences Theory and Research  
including the research of Big Data in education and personal learning environments.Findings and Results: Based on the literature knowledge captured, a preliminary personal learning environment architecture  ...  Keywords: big data in education, personal learning environment, personal learning assistant, learning mentor, learning analytics.  ...  Existing widespread tradition of education is defined as "dominant design of educational systems" in [4] and an alternative design based on personal learning environment is introduced.  ... 
doi:10.18844/gjcs.v6i2.1474 fatcat:sqg3gisppnaznouekbjh4yqm5e

Personal Learning Environments (PLEs): Visions and Concepts [chapter]

Alexander Mikroyannidis, Sylvana Kroop, Martin Wolpers
2014 Responsive Open Learning Environments  
Personal learning environments (PLEs) hold the potential to address the needs of formal and informal learners for multi-sourced content and easily customisable learning environments.  ...  This chapter presents an overview of the European project ROLE (Responsive Open Learning Environments), which specialises in the development and evaluation of learning environments that can be personalised  ...  Open Access This chapter is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License, which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02399-1_1 fatcat:2rrxkwsiz5gsnb7cwn6isfttcy

Personal Learning Environments: Challenging the dominant design of educational systems

Scott Wilson, Oleg Liber, Mark Johnson, Phil Beauvoir, Paul Sharples, Colin Milligan
Current systems used in education follow a consistent design pattern, one that is not supportive of lifelong learning or personalization, is asymmetric in terms of user capability, and which is disconnected  ...  In this paper we propose an alternative design pattern for educational systems that emphasizes symmetric connections with a range of services both in formal and informal learning, work, and leisure, and  ...  as the dominant design of educational systems. 2 Characteristics of the dominant design 2.1 Focus on integration of tools and data within a course context The general design of a VLE follows a consistent  ... 
doi:10.20368/1971-8829/247 fatcat:tynosyzgbrevbf655alq5o6wla

Critical connections: personal learning environments and information literacy

Alison Hicks, Caroline Sinkinson
2015 Research in Learning Technology  
Personal learning environments (PLEs) and critical information literacies (CILs) are two concepts that have been presented as responses to the challenges of the rich and complex information landscape.  ...  This paper connects and contrasts PLEs and CILs in order to explore the design of pedagogical responses to the information environment.  ...  Defined as a technology solution to respond to and 'leverage' the Internet, the LMS, which is also known as a course management system (CMS) or virtual learning environment (VLE), was designed to manage  ... 
doi:10.3402/rlt.v23.21193 fatcat:2j6b7ydw7zgbtevnyn5rkdxtpi

Personal learning environments on the Social Semantic Web

Zoran Jeremić, Jelena Jovanović, Dragan Gašević
2013 Semantic Web Journal  
Patterns Teaching Help System) -a SSW-based interactive personal learning environment we have developed for the domain of software design patterns.  ...  We identify the main principles on which such SSW-supported personal learning environments are based, and illustrate them through the design, implementation, analysis, and evaluation of DEPTHS (DEsign  ...  Still, the problem of personalized and meaningful integration of distributed learning data/systems facilitating pedagogically sound interactive learning is an open research challenge.  ... 
doi:10.3233/sw-2012-0058 fatcat:qg6vhis5uzcitek7zbonkcqik4

A Multidimensional Evaluation Framework for Personal Learning Environments [chapter]

Effie Lai-Chong Law, Fridolin Wild
2014 Responsive Open Learning Environments  
Evaluating highly dynamic and heterogeneous Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) is extremely challenging.  ...  Each dimension is informed by relevant theoretical models (e.g., Information System Success Model, Community of Practice, selfregulated learning) and subsumes a set of metrics that can be assessed with  ...  The authors would like to express their gratitude to the partners who have been involved in the related research work during the course of ROLE and TELL-ME.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02399-1_3 fatcat:pvsqcyt5o5gxzkpbaormoytbey

Critical personal reflections on professional development within a complex learning environment

Deborah Prescott
2015 Learning Communities International Journal of Learning in Social Contexts  
, environmental sustainability, the scholarship of learning and teaching, political and industrial issues, and transformations to teacher education and schooling.  ...  Collegial dialogue within my team has occurred in the complex context of improving the learning of our students and has included such wide-ranging topics as: philosophies of learning, effective pedagogies  ...  I would also like to thank other colleagues who have listened to me over the years and helped me articulate my learning.  ... 
doi:10.18793/lcj2015.18.03 fatcat:6poj2s62qndczfo223yg2axzua

Learning strategies and styles as a basis for building personal learning environments

Blanca J. Parra
2016 International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education  
The aim of the study was to identify learning strategies and styles as a basis for building personal learning environments (PLEs).  ...  Although these are the prevailing trends, the study allowed us to recognize that each person learns differently; their style and learning strategies are influenced by the environment and the resources  ...  Among the different concepts that have gained strength in recent years is the personal learning environment (PLE), which refers to innovative spaces that encourage the generation of knowledge through the  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41239-016-0008-z fatcat:lfy4soyicfadrhletq4htz7obu

Seven Traits of Personal Learning Environments for Designing Quality Online Learning Programs [chapter]

Jolie Kennedy
2019 Ensuring Quality and Integrity in Online Learning Programs  
Examples of lived experiences illustrate how being connected in a personal learning environment is experienced as immersion in a complex adaptive system.  ...  This chapter reports on research findings that illustrate a system view of connectedness across personal, professional, and academic contexts with implications for designing quality online learning programs  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.  ... 
doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-7844-4.ch003 fatcat:6rrpazz27rbvdgdrpjthuhvzma

Psychosocial learning environments and the mediating effect of personal meaning upon Satisfaction with Education

Prapanna Randall Smith
2013 Learning Environments Research  
Also, the school offers a unique educational opportunity to its students, which is highly unusual in the context of the Indian educational system. 10 Whereas the research design of this study did not  ...  psychosocial learning environments provided by their schools are related to the cognitive, affective, and motivational components of their personal meaning system.  ...  Teacher support-The extent to which the teachers help, befriends, trusts and are interested in students. l. The teachers take a personal interest in me. 2 .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10984-013-9135-9 fatcat:63qsfsag6za2fpwv37b5aszm5i

Sustaining teacher control in a blog-based personal learning environment

Vladimir Tomberg, Mart Laanpere, Tobias Ley, Peeter Normak
2013 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
In such distributed and personalized learning environments, the traditional role of the teacher is being transformed into that of a facilitator.  ...  This is evidenced, for example, in difficulties experienced in retaining the necessary levels of control when the learning process moves away from institutionally maintained systems to blog-based personal  ...  Introduction In the formal education context, technology-enhanced learning is usually conducted with the help of an institutional learning management system (LMS).  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v14i3.1397 fatcat:n4sb4rhyibebbccsvyjwkqq4vu


Radka Jurickova
2013 Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science  
The Department of Languages at the VSB-Technical University of Ostrava has decided to implement e-learning forms of education into English Language Teaching (ELT) in the form of optimized adaptive e-courses  ...  The paper describes the objective of providing an optimized adaptive e-learning environment respecting preferred learning styles with a narrower focus on the perceptual preferences (VAK) of the presented  ...  Acknowledgements The knowledge and data presented in this paper were obtained, gathered and evaluated within the ESF project CZ. 1.07/2.2.00/15.0132 "The Development of Language Skills for the Academics  ... 
doi:10.7160/eriesj.2013.060202 fatcat:jmxx6wbqpbhi7ngeiehfl64aom
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