How Social Is My Personal Learning Environment (PLE)?, Part 1
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World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Jun 30, 2008 in Vienna, Austria
Social Software applications have contributed to the establishing of personal learning environments. People have started to use a number of tools and services for managing their personal social networks, to communicate and to interact. In a technology enhanced learning environment the move from large centralistic systems to personal technological landscapes allows a more individual approach to learning management. In communities of practice, the evolution from simple Web applications to a large offer of shared services that can be integrated in own member’s environments is seen simultaneously as an opportunity for enhanced interaction and a risk for adoption. At the same time we as educators, researchers and learners have become aware of the importance of the interplay between support technologies and social networks for the learning process. The aim of this symposium is to report and discuss on the learning impacts of personalization on the adoption of social software and the consolidation of the sense of community belonging.
Kieslinger, B. & Gillet, D. (2008). How Social Is My Personal Learning Environment (PLE)?, Part 1. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2008 (pp. 4984-4989). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved March 12, 2014 from http://www.editlib.org/p/29062.
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