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International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments

October 2013 Volume 4, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Exploring the Possibilities of an Institutional PLE in Higher Education: Integration of a VLE and an E-Portfolio System

    Jesús Salinas, Victoria Marín & Catalina Escandell, University of the Balearic Islands, Palma, Majorca, Spain

    This paper presents an exploratory study on the potential for offering students elements to construct their own personal learning environments, by integrating an institutional virtual learning... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Training Academicians to Develop Personalized Learning Environment and Students Engagement (PLEaSE)

    Raja Hussain, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia; Huey Ng, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    This paper presents a Personalized Learning Environment and Students Engagement (PLEaSE), a project that examines ways of embedding technology and empowering learners to become co-designers of... More

    pp. 16-30

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  3. PLEs in Higher Education: Exploring the Transference of Web 2.0 Social Affordances

    Oskar Casquero & Javier Portillo, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain; Ramón Ovelar, University of the Basque Country, Leioa, Spain; Jesús Romo, University of the Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain; Manuel Benito, University of the Basque Country, Leioa, Spain

    Knowing whether Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) could transfer Web 2.0 affordances, which have been focused on the non-educational or recreational sphere, to the institutional sphere is... More

    pp. 31-43

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  4. Personal Learning Environments in the Workplace: An Exploratory Study into the Key Business Decision Factors

    Arunangsu Chatterjee & Effie Law, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom; Alexander Mikroyannidis, Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom; Glyn Owen & Karen Velasco, British Institute of Learning and Development, Bristol, United Kingdom

    Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) have emerged as a solution to the need of learners for open and easily customisable learning environments. PLEs essentially hand complete control over the... More

    pp. 44-58

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  5. Personal Knowledge Integrators

    David White, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

    This paper discusses, in the context of personal learning environments, the need for Personal Knowledge Integrators – PKI’s or Knowers. It first illustrates and establishes the need for Knowers... More

    pp. 59-68

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