eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
PLEs are meant to simplify managing these artefacts, creating meaning through aggregation, linking and metadata tagging (eg comments, keywords). Hence, they prefer the more limited view of PLEs as a configurable extension to a VLE, especially when they continue to see themselves as the monopoly technology service providers for their learning community (eg online enrolment, email addresses). But a PLE could host a searchable index to metadata about offline resources.