Tag Archives: PLE

On False Binaries, Walled Gardens, and Moneyball

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1046) D’Arcy Norman started a lively inter-blog conversation like we haven’t seen in the edublogosphere in quite a while with his post on the false binary between LMS and open. His main point is that, even … Continue reading

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Social Software in an Academic Context is Hard

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1046) A couple of things have gotten me musing about social lately. The first was Dave Cormier’s thought-provoking blog post about how PLEs are supposed to disaggregate power, not people. The second was a private conversation … Continue reading

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Xplana.com: Is This a PLE?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1046) The title of this post is slightly tongue-in-cheek because I have my doubts about whether there is such a thing as PLEs that are distinct from existing software product categories. If there were, then after … Continue reading

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IMS Learning Information Services: Enabling Innovation

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1046) In my previous posts on this topic, I outlined the mundate yet important core use cases that LIS is intended to address. Now I’d like to start looking at some of the sexier possibilities that the spec … Continue reading

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