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eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

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PLEs are meant to simplify managing these artefacts, creating meaning through aggregation, linking and metadata tagging (eg comments, keywords). Only some VLEs provide shared file areas and collaborative facilities like chat and discussion forums. On the other hand, in Europe more sites use inhouse and open source implementations (Vuorikari, 2003). These allow custom extensions, which may pave the way for the development of open APIs for connection by PLEs.