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Personalization of a Theoretical Course in Extracurricular Activities

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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, TX, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-27-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


In recent years, online learning environments and adaptive technologies make great progress. Therefore PLEs also have become advanced environments in terms of technology. However, in PLEs there is also a need in terms of pedagogy. This study aims to focus more attention on pedagogical aspect of PLEs and contribute PLE research at a case basis by examining student opinions and perceived learning through design and use of a PLE. A PLE implementation was conducted as extracurricular activity within a theoretical course through five weeks. Participation was a voluntary basis and ten students participated in the study. After PLE implementation student opinions and perceived learning outcomes explored. Students showed mainly positive opinions and perceived learning outcomes regarding PLE implementation.


Caner, S. & Kaplan Akilli, G. (2017). Personalization of a Theoretical Course in Extracurricular Activities. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1467-1472). Austin, TX, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 16, 2018 from .

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