Wiki formative task 1 is:
What are technology learning environments? Create hyperlinked pages that outline the types,
characteristics, terminology, application and uses of TEL environments.
This seemed easy at
first and I started gathering resources from my network enthousiastically. I googled,
collected, curated. After selection, it boiled down to the following diigo list.
But when I was trying
to put this together in a blog post, I got more and more confused.
to putting this in a coherent blogpost. At first I thought it was simply not
clear to me, but then I realised that
a lot of these articles, notions, terms are being used with different and mixed
interpretations and perceptions. On top of that it is not always clear if
people mean ‘learning’ or ‘pedagogy’ or ‘instruction’ or even ‘education’. So,
a clear notion about the use of terms is important before going any further. Take
blended learning for example. Blended learning is the integrated
combination of traditional learning with web-based online approaches. (Whitelock
& Jelfs, 2003)
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