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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


Personal and personalised learning

Photo by Marshall Henrie on Wikimedia Commons My keynote speech at the nextEd2019 conference in Lisbon was titled 'Personalising learning in the digital age'. I explored some of the older concepts such as personal learning environments, networked learning and desire lines, before moving on to discuss some of the latest thinking around personal learning.The event, organised by the Open University of Portugal, also featured several of the celebrated veterans of open and distance education...
Tags: Learning, Education, Scaffolding, Spain, Personal, Portugal, Brazil, Guide, Terry Anderson, eLearning, Lisbon, Lisbon Portugal, PLE, Steve Wheeler, PLN, Jeronimos Monastery


#LearningIs personal

We all learn differently. Each of us has preferences. Everyone of us has individual needs and personal requirements. We are unique individuals. Unfortunately, most of us are products of education systems that are based on the industrial model of education which is far removed from personalised learning. Standardised content and testing, synchronisation of behaviour, compartmentalisation of content and batch processing by age are features of this model of schooling. It means that everyone has to...
Tags: Technology, Learning, Education, Personal, Schools, eLearning, Friedrich Nietzsche, PLE, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, Desire Lines, Standardised Education


New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

In recent years, education has evolved to the point where learning can take place anywhere and at any time, usually beyond the walls of the traditional learning space. There are all sorts of possibilities thanks to new technologies. Although distance education has been in existence for more than a century, the various technological means by which it can now be conducted have advanced quickly. The last two decades alone have seen a rapid rise in popularity of the World Wide Web, smartphones, soc...
Tags: Mobile, Technology, Learning, Education, Flipped Classroom, MOOCs, Distance, Blended, Learning Environment, PLE, Steve Wheeler, Plymouth England, EDEN NAP, Sarah Macmillan