Recorded: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 7:20 pm HST
Duration: 20 minutes
Personal Learning Environments (PLE) are being thought of less as specific tools and more of an ideology of customization around individual needs. Mobile devices are gaining popularity in personal computing both in and out of educational settings because of their affordability and accessibility. Apps like Nearpod offer multiple, powerful functionalities in one integrated platform to connect students to peers and content. Traditional ‘one-size-fits-all’ forms of content delivery, such as textbooks, could be replaced with a customized collection of various tools such as Nearpod. Two of the main barriers to implementation include access and adequate professional development.
University of Hawaii
Candice Frontiera is a doctoral student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.