|Title||Personal Learning Environments and Online Classrooms: An Experience With University Students|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Año de publicación||2015|
|Authors||Humanante-Ramos, PRicardo, García-Peñalvo, FJ, Conde-González, MÁ|
|Journal||IEEE Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnologias del Aprendizaje|
|Fecha de publicación||01/2015|
|Keywords||eLearning, Higher Education, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Learning Management Systems (LMS), Personal Learning Environments (PLE), Virtual Classrooms|
This paper investigates the use of learning management systems as tools constituting student’s personal learning environments in the degree of informatics applied to education in the National University of Chimborazo–Ecuador. The main result of this paper is that there is an increasing number of courses that rely on virtual classrooms, but learning occurs both in and out of these learning environments. This paper is the starting point for future research on the relevance, impact, and effectiveness of incorporating learning management systems in university teaching, as well as on relations and possibilities of integration between them, personal learning environments, and mobile learning trends.