By - Jeremy Royster

Quest 1: What Is Personalization? Copy

What Is Personalization?

 

 

Remember:  This is motivated learning without the gamification.  We’re going for efficiency here. 

No rambling narratives. 

No jokes. 

No games. 

Just the facts, Jack.

 

Task 1:  Read, watch or listen to ANY three of the Suggested Resources below:

 

Task 2:  Complete the PLN (Personalized Learning Network) Resources Survey (below) for the three resources you chose.  (You’ll complete the survey 3x.)

 

Task 3:  In the What is Personalized Learning? survey (below) select “Original definition” and define personalized learning in your own words.

 

Task 4:  Refer to the Timestamp column below (and/or Search by date) to find the most recent Original definition.

TimestampDefiner or RecipientContent(Re)definition or responseSource
10/10/2019 14:15:56bcranwelOriginal definitionPersonalized learning can be used in a multitude of ways. For example adaptive learning or individualized learning, but it can also use all of those things. Essentially personalized learning is how teachers should teach always. The goals we have while we are in the classroom with our students is for them to achieve as much as possible. We should be trying to achieve this by their strengths and weaknesses and we should be developing lessons that fit these needs. Link
10/11/2019 13:54:52bcranwelOriginal definitionPersonalized Learning is the process of adapting to an individuals learning style in order to best achieve mastery of a subject. In order to acheive mastery various components and issues have to be taken into consideration such as pacing and sequencing. Providing different learning activities and situations to expand and test knowledge of what is being learned. Link
10/13/2019 10:35:03bcranwelRevision of original definitionPersonalized Learning is the process of adapting to an individuals learning style in order to best achieve mastery of a subject. In order to acheive mastery various components and issues have to be taken into consideration such as pacing and sequencing. Providing different learning activities and situations to expand and test knowledge of what is being learned.Link
6/15/2020 9:27:36aminahanOriginal definitionPersonalized learning is an approach to best help the student succeed by allowing them to complete their work at a reasonable and manageable pace for them. The work should be associated with each student's interests, background, and experiences so they can make connections to what they are learning.Link
6/15/2020 9:35:49The original definition from 10/11/19Response to someone else's definitionI like that this person used the term "mastery" when defining personalized learning as a process that will help students to their fullest potential, or mastery of a subject. Pacing and sequencing are key in this process; if a student cannot keep up with the pace of the class, they may fall behind, causing them to not learn to their full potential. Lastly, the idea of provided different material to assess and teach students is another important step. If the child cannot learn from the material the teacher has provided, then there needs to be some changes in instruction.Link
6/15/2020 12:52:18Matt HareOriginal definitionPersonalized Learning is a instructional technique that is catered to a specific student. The instruction is driven by the student, who has the freedom to drive the learning through their own personal interests at an adjusted pace and varying instructional approaches to enhance the learning for the student.Link
6/15/2020 12:56:04Response to someone else's definitionI like that this definition is focused on the success of the student. The success of the student is why education exists, and personalized learning is one of the many ways we can set up our students to be successful inside and outside of the classroom.Link

 

Task 5:  In the What is Personalized Learning? survey (below), select “Response to someone else’s definition” and follow the instructions.

 

Self-Assess

Check here to see if anyone has responded to your definition.  Then, if necessary, in the What is Personalized Learning? survey (above), select “Revision of original definition” and follow the instructions.

 

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