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Recent Posts to PLENK2010

Open versus Closed
Theresa G, Grand Rounds
The focus of the learning this week is on PLE, which are considered “open” and Learning Management Systems (LMS) which are considered “closed.” Examples of LMS include Blackboard, Moodle and other content delivery resources.  They are considered “closed” because someone (a teacher) controls the content and the activities, unlike a PLE in which the learner personalizes their learning using the tools and content that suits them. I hadn’t really thought of LMS as being ... [Link] 2010-09-21T21:09:00

Theresa G, Grand Rounds
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Making Learning Transparent
Theresa G, Grand Rounds
For a few years now, I have been interested in the intersection between technology and my work as a Fellow in Communities for Learning.  As I have been engaged online through Twitter and delicious and my blogs, the terms  "PLN" and "PLE" kept cropping up.  And I have wrestled with them - their meaning, their value and how they are similar to/different from the learning community that I engage with. I am excited to participate in the Personal Learning Environments Networks and ... [Link] 2010-09-14T00:55:00