Motivating and Supporting Self-Regulated Learning: Pedagogical and Technological Perspectives

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Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) is a term that can be used to describe an individual’s ability to develop a skill set allowing him/her to learn in a number of different ways. According to the well-established literature in this field, SRL is an active and constructive process where learners set themselves goals that enable them to monitor, […]

My new iBooks are in the Apple Store

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     The Open University has published two new interactive iBooks, which are available to download for free from Apple’s iBook Store. The iBooks showcase the latest research outputs of the European projects EUCLID and ROLE, offering interactive learning materials for Linked Data and Self Regulated Learning respectively. In more detail, the topics covered by […]

A successful end for the ROLE project

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The final review of the ROLE project took place last month in Luxembourg, and my team from the Open University was given the award by the consortium for the whole project! The final review meeting was very successful, concluding a 4-year endeavour of 16 institutions into the world of Personal Learning Environments and Self Regulated Learning. The reviewers commended […]

Build your Personal Learning Environment

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ROLE project partners delivered a number of sessions in last week’s JTEL Summer School in Estoril, Portugal. Mine had to do with the use of ROLE tools for finding learning resources and building a Personal Learning Environment (PLE). Participants were introduced to the concepts of PLEs and Self-Regulated Learning and were enabled to understand how […]