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12th September 2010
A tour of PLEs and PLNs

19th September 2010
Contrasting PLEs with LMSs

26th September 2010
The neXt/eXtended Web

3rd October 2010
PLE/PLN and learning theories

10th October 2010
Evaluating Learning in PLE/Ns

17th October 2010
Using PLEs successfully

24th October 2010
PLE/N Tools

31st October 2010
Personal knowledge management

7th November 2010
PLE/Ns in the classroom

14th November 2010
Critical perspectives on PLE/PLN


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Could Intelligent Data Inform at the Community Level?
Wendy McGrath, a PLEa for EduCoherence
Likely – this has been discussed elsewhere in #PLENK2010 … But thinking about: my own design problem, that is, working with an intentional community of practice with both permeable boundaries and embedded PLE’s* for PHD students in a hybrid, low residency model, and the issues of access, exposure, privacy, raised in the xWeb, eXtended web, data web discussions has  [...] [Link] 2010-10-01T13:52:43

Fri Sep 17 Live Session Thoughts #plenk2010
Wendy McGrath, a PLEa for EduCoherence
I had  strong gut reactions to two themes in today’s live session. 1) in response to the point in the “curation” discussion – and sorry – didn’t attend to which facilitator said this – that facilitators are particularly valuable in the curation process because they will seek out and  highlight participant contributions with which they agree, [...] [Link] 2010-09-17T17:19:39

Week One Shifts PLENK2010
Wendy McGrath, a PLEa for EduCoherence
So, how has my thinking shifted this week? My take is that striving to draw lines of distinction between ple’s and pln’s isn’t useful to me. There are basic interdependencies here, and if there are boundaries, they are soft ones. The environment I keep working to bring closer to what I would consider to be of [...] [Link] 2010-09-16T12:36:10

Rita’s Presentation – Reflections PLENK2010
Wendy McGrath, a PLEa for EduCoherence
Rita’s May 2010 Presentation was extremely helpful in diving deeper into a few of my primary design questions, 1) how to draw  from the benefits of networked learning to leverage informal feedback/challenges to learner thinking, while still making use of formal, expert feedback/challenge, 2) how to integrate a scaffold/framework for PLE’s within an intentional structure [...] [Link] 2010-09-14T14:04:25

Wendy McGrath, a PLEa for EduCoherence
…to dive into PLENK2010. [Link] 2010-09-13T13:22:06