Diverse Knowledge Practices through Personal Learning Environments – A theoretical Framework
The paper discusses the relevance of facilitating knowledge practices and personal learning environments in higher education. It describes the prac- tice-oriented view of personal learning environments and defines knowledge practices as a socio-cultural practice. The focus in this paper lies on the main theoretical key concepts which the research of facilitating knowledge practices and personal learning environments is based on. It outlines the settings of the re- search and the used qualitative methods to explore implicit and explicit practices and the existing personal learning environments of students.