Daily Archives: September 14, 2010

Personal Learning Environments: Student Processes and Decisions

We in educational technology are often accused of focusing too much attention on technology and tools rather than cognitive processes. I’ve struggled with this myself, most often because I enjoy assessing the learning potential of new technologies. John Seeley Brown … Continue reading

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The design and development of a Personal Learning Environment: Researching the Learner Experience

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Exploring Personal Learning Environments

In April 2007, I started to explore personal learning environments (PLEs) and how people are using a combination of on and off-line tools to turbo-charge their own learning. My first post on the topic continues to be the most popular … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 and Your Own Learning and Development – Stephen Downes

How Web 2.0 supports interaction, usability and relevance in online learning.

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Plex – Personal Learning Environment

PLEX has been developed at the University of Bolton by Phillip Beauvoir, Mark Johnson, Oleg Liber, Colin Milligan, Paul Sharples and Scott Wilson. Features Manage Activities, People and Resources Opportunities Explorer RSS subscription Atom, FOAF, Blogger support IMS Enterprise support … Continue reading

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What is a PLE? The future or just another buzz word?

The rather hazy concept of a PLE has been around for a while now, but with CETIS receiving JISC funding to develop a Reference Model for the PLE space, the pace of work, and debate, in this area has increased … Continue reading

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APRENDER DEL CAMBIO: Temas y experiencias en seguimiento y evaluación participativos – Libro IDRC completo

La participación se ha transformado en un concepto crítico del desarrollo, cada vez más usado en la planificación y la ejecución de los programas de desarrollo. Aprender del Cambio toma la participación un paso más adelante y explora su utilización … Continue reading

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Learning from Change: Issues and Experiences in Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

Read Learning from Change provides an overview of the common themes and experiences in participatory approaches to monitoring and evaluation across different institutions and sectors. It is a compilation of selected case studies and discussions between practitioners, academics, donors, and … Continue reading

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SPARC Europe – Advocating change in scholarly communications

SPARC Europe is a voice for the European research library communityand we provide the support and tools it needs in order to bring about positive change to the system of scholarly communications. SPARC Europe is an alliance of European research … Continue reading

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DRIVER: Digital Repository Infrastructure Vision for European Research

Read Considered the largest initiative of its kind in helping to enhance repository development worldwide, DRIVER is a multi-phase effort whose vision and primary objective is to create a cohesive, robust and flexible, pan-European infrastructure for digital repositories, offering sophisticated … Continue reading

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