MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks
Your Training Edge
JULY 8, 2013
A personal learning network (PLN) is a network of resources including people (subject matter experts, coworkers, friends, mentors, etc.) 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.