How Do Professionals Learn? Designing and Validating an Instrument for Describing the Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) of the last year university students.
Abstract: The CAPPLE Project is a three years national funding project (2013-2016. project reference EDU2012-33256) that is centred on the exploration and understanding of the Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) of the future professionals of Spain. The project includes the analysis of these PLEs in technical, functional and graphical terms, and for this purpose, the project is using a mixed methodological approach in which is going to apply a variety of research methods in order to provide a strong research perspective that could guarantee the more solid research as possible. In this paper we present, the project itself, the entire methodology planned and the results of the first part of the project where we have developed the theoretical model that supports it, the first draft of questionnaire that is going to be used for collecting the data and the validation of this questionnaire that includes a panel of experts, cognitive interviews with students from Spanish universities.