Managing Learning?

Charles Jennings

The management modules of Systems such as PLATO (arguably the first LMS) the Computer Assisted Instruction system which was developed at the University of Illinois in 1960 (and finally shut down in 2006), were developed to support automated teaching operations (the ‘ATO’ part of the name) in a world where standardisation and automation were the primary goal. Harold Jarche has written extensively on PKM and you can download his PKM Whitepaper from here.

PKM 173

training > performance > social

Harold Jarche

In my last TGIM post I went through my social bookmarks on PKM. through video, e-learning modules, reading) and the prescribed learning activities that were often looked at as ‘homework’ are completed in the classroom itself (whether that classroom is physical or virtual). It can’t be managed and controlled in the way discrete training and learning injections into the workflow can be. Thank Goodness It’s Monday! This is my second TGIM post.