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). Adults who engage in relatively unstructured inquiry or informal learning, for reasons of professional or skills development or general interest, could benefit from tools and techniques to organise their endeavours. A PLE could be implemented as a mashup. But a PLE could host a searchable index to metadata about offline resources.