Responding to the Challenge of Providing Learner-Centred, Accessible, Personalized and Flexible Learning

  title={Responding to the Challenge of Providing Learner-Centred, Accessible, Personalized and Flexible Learning},
  author={Elaine Pearson and Steve Green and Stavroula Gkatzidou},
  journal={2009 Ninth IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies},
Common definitions of a Personal Learning Environment (PLE) encompass personal systems and tools. This paper proposes a model for the development of a framework for an open source Adaptable Personal Learning Environment (APLE) that takes the PLE concept a stage further. In our definition an APLE is also adaptable to the needs and preferences of the individual learner, and to the environment in which they are working. The starting point for this study are three current or recently completed… 

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