Emerging Technologies and Cloud Computing: Creating a Personal Learning Environment

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CE Credit: 4

Length: 240 minutes

2011 Recording.

***Slides from some presenters are missing from this session. They will be added when received***

This workshop is part of Dr. Melba Vasquez’s Presidential Programming.

The benefits of online learning are balanced against a few challenges. Online learners need effective search skills and the ability to assess the credibility of information, people, and organizations. Communication and collaboration are also different in a virtual classroom. This INTERMEDIATE workshop introduces online resources, technologies, and practices that will help you create your personal learning environment. The session will provide an overview of technology-based possibilities from which individual learners can choose the approaches that best meet their ongoing learning preferences and interests. While participants may bring their computing devices, many of the activities focus on assessing individual learning needs and aligning them with technology-based options.

Learning Objective 1
Define the concept of a personal learning environment

Learning Objective 2
Develop a personal learning plan

Learning Objective 3
Identify online resources and technologies that will support an individual's learning plan

Presenters: Joan Getman, MS, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA