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The learning landscape: Personalisation in learning

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Learning innovations consultant, Steve Wheeler, will present at the upcoming Learning Technologies Summer Forum on 11 July at ExCeL London, on people, personalisation and personal learning.

Personalisation in learning - Steve Wheeler
Personalisation in learning - Steve Wheeler 

Steve Wheeler joins the Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2019 to talk about personalisation in learning, listed in the annual Global Sentiment Survey of learning professionals as most important topic in learning today.

“Learning Technologies favourite Steve Wheeler is back to share a broad look at the popular and crucial topics of personalisation in learning. What does it really mean, and can technology help?,” asks LTSF Conference Chair, Donald H Taylor.

People are the most important asset in a company. A knowledgeable and skilled workforce can improve productivity, provide impetus, and open new markets. This interactive session explores the importance of personal and personalised learning and development in organisations. It examines the differences between personal and personalised learning, and offers examples of each in the context of the digital age.

Steve Wheeler’s conference session at LTSF 2019 covers:

  • The role of technology in personal and personalised L&D

  • Optimisation of personal learning environments (PLEs) and personal learning networks (PLNs)

  • The role of L&D professionals in supporting personal and personalised learning

  • PLE vs Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) - the differences

  • Formal and informal learning in organisations

The Learning Technologies Summer Forum takes places at ExCeL London on 11 July. The full conference programme is available from the Learning Technologies Summer Forum website, along with how to attend, conference booking information and details about the co-located Learning Technologies Summer Forum exhibition.

The Learning Technologies Summer Forum Conference is free for Learning Technologies conference delegates, past LSG conference delegates and Learning and Skills Group members. The full terms and eligibility are available on the LTSF conference website.

About Steve Wheeler

Steve Wheeler is a Learning Innovations Consultant and former Associate Professor of Learning Technologies at the Plymouth Institute of Education where he chaired the Learning Futures group and led the Computing and Science education teams. He continues to research into technology supported learning and distance education, with particular emphasis on the use of social media and Web 2.0 technologies, and also has research interests in mobile learning and cybercultures. He has given keynotes to audiences in more than 35 countries and is author of more than 150 scholarly articles, with almost 7000 academic citations. An active and prolific edublogger, his blog Learning with ‘e’s is a regular online commentary on the social and cultural impact of disruptive technologies, and the application of digital media in education, learning and development. In the last five years it has attracted in excess of 8 million unique visitors. His new book Digital Learning in Organizations will be published in April 2019 by Kogan Page.