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Is sharing caring? #OpenBlog19

Photo by Krzyboy2o on Wikimedia Commons This is a post for #OpenBlog19. I attended an event in Utrecht, in the Netherlands way back in 2007, at around the time that social media was emerging as a serious learning technology. Together for two days, we discussed how digital technologies and networks could support learning. The event was called 'Show that you Share' and focused on tools such as Creative Commons, personal learning environments and mobile phones as a means of creating, shari...
Tags: Technology, Learning, Education, Knowledge, Social Media, Sharing, Smartphone, Copyright, Netherlands, Creative Commons, Utrecht, eLearning, PLE, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Personal Learning Environment

Desire lines

I'm a strong advocate of student centred learning. I can't see any other way education can be conceived. From my early years in education, studying Freedom to Learn by Carl Rogers and my initial forays into the classroom as a fledgling educator, I have strongly believed in the principles of keeping the student at the centre of the learning experience. As Stephen Downes once remarked, where else could the learner possibly be? Later in my career I did extensive work around the development of p...
Tags: Video, Learning, Education, Barcelona, eLearning, Stephen Downes, Carl Rogers, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Desire Lines, Personal Learning Environment, Personal Web

Making it personal

For too long education systems have been standardising content, assessment and the learning experience. Clearly, one size does not fit all, and we need personalised learning experiences for our students if we are to prepare them for an ever changing, volatile world. Here's a short video I made for the D-Transform project last year in Barcelona. It will be used in a forthcoming MOOC on the subject of digital learning environments.  Making it personal by  Steve Wheeler was written in Plymo...
Tags: Technology, Learning, Education, Barcelona, eLearning, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Digital Pedagogy, Personal Learning Environment