New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

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New trends have emerged including blended learning , personalised learning environments ( PLEs ) Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), mobile learning and the flipped classroom. blended distance education flipped classroom learning learning environment mobile MOOCs PLE TechnologyIn 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.

Everyone has one

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Just look around when you are next sat on a bus or train, and you will see people sat listening with earbuds or using their mobile phones. Why should we question whether students have the competency to build their own PLEs, when in fact most learners already have their own PLE structure of tools sorted out when they arrive at university. Personal Learning Environment PLE Web 2.0 tools #ple_souEveryone has one - a personal learning environment, that is.

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New and emerging technologies

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As you might expect, smart mobile technologies, personal learning environments and social learning feature prominently. AR education emerging technology learning media PLE social learning Technology videoI was interviewed recently by the team from Sponge UK in the beautiful gardens of Drake's Place, at Plymouth University. The video below is the result of that interview, in which I answer questions such as: what emerging technology trends have the greatest potential for learning?

Learning in a Digital Age: The myth and the reality

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Digital mobile phones personalised learning environments social media barack obama schools FaceBook Twitter university PLE digital natives and immigrants education learning styles Brunel UniversityI recently gave a keynote at the eLearning 2.0 conference held at Brunel University, in West London. The presentation was a reworked version of one I gave earlier in the year in Tallinn, Estonia.

Is sharing caring? #OpenBlog19

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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, sharing and repurposing content, knowledge and artefacts for education. OpenBlog19 copyright creative commons education knowledge learning Personal Learning Environment PLE sharing smartphone social media TechnologyPhoto by Krzyboy2o on Wikimedia Commons This is a post for #OpenBlog19.

How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

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According to Finnish educationalist, Marjaana Kangas , “Conceptually, the playful learning environment (PLE) refers to an indoor-outdoor technology-enriched play and learning environment that has been developed for pre-primary and primary education.”. Our previous blog described the background to Finland’s successful education system and today we’ll unpack that a bit more, but also take a more detailed look at the role edtech plays in that success. The Finnish example.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, February 21 4:00pm KEYNOTE - Steve Hargadon on The Learning Revolution 5:00pm Recipe to flatten your classroom - simple steps to go global - Julie Lindsay Using mobile devices to support teaching and learning - Tara Fagan, Facilitator 6:00pm KEYNOTE - Nancy White: Engage and Ignite with Liberating Structures 7:00pm Open For Learning: Exploring How To Find, Use and Publish Open Educational Resources - Penny Bentley PLN, PLE or CoP - what’s in a name?

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