"Never mind the pedagogy…"

There seemed to have been rather a lot of discussion in 2009 about whether the VLE or Virtual Learning Environment was alive or dead (including the ALT-C 2009 debate), and the rise of the PLE (Personal Learning Environment). I’m very interested in PLEs and informal learning and have blogged and vlogged about the concept. I’ve perhaps been less interested in VLEs. They seem to serve an institutional purpose, but always seemed to constrain the means…