Online Learning Communities: from Personal to Social Learning Environments

Miguel Gea, Rosana Montes, Vanesa Gamiz, Rui Raposo, Emilio Arjona


Online Learning Communities have great potential in sharing experiences and creating a collective knowledge based on the interaction among members. This paper presents some our experience and conclusions of using PLE to mixing personal profiles with community building as a mean to exchange experiences from different stakeholders involved in learning activities. These results were applied in two different communities to promote the virtual mobility (Movinter), innovation and quality on Learning (Hextlearn). In these scenarios we explain the goals, the stakeholders and the results we achieved. The strategy chosen was based on social learning environments where each user has their own space, using PLE/PLN. 

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