MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks
Your Training Edge
JULY 8, 2013
A PLN represents the pinnacle of informal learning. According to recent estimates, although about 80 percent of learning is thought to occur informally, companies still invest 75 percent of their L&D budgets in formal training. The benefits of PLNs and networked learning for organizations are many: It costs much less and takes much less time to distribute knowledge through network connections than to gather everyone together for training sessions.