Category Archives: PLE

No conscious intervention

The idea that a user might create or provide “content”  with “no conscious intervention” is a very interesting idea. Not sure if I am getting the true import of this concept but I need to reiterate a few concepts that … Continue reading

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Downes’ ideas about PLEs in the BECTA paper

Downes (2007) quotes O’Hear: …in Stephen O’Hear’s view, we have a long way to go: ‘Like the web itself, the early promise of e-learning – that of  empowerment – has not been fully realized. The experience of e-learning for many … Continue reading

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A definition of a PLE is not easy

The term as the reading suggests has not settled upon or agreed definition and therefore is possibly an “emerging” idea rather than a specific set of practices. As the Educause article states: “Even as defined here, the concept remains somewhat … Continue reading

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