Self-organizing social learning through the monastery gates

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Abstract

An example of an emergent, self-organizing on-line social learning system is available at the PerlMonks site at http://perlmonks.org/. Perl is a scripting language commonly used to as an interface between databases and web pages. Provided in this paper is a review of principles of emergent, self-organizing systems from a perspective of learning systems as well as case study of PerlMonks as self-organizing eLearning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Web-Based Education, WBE 2005
Pages75-80
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005
Event4th IASTED International Conference on Web-Based Education, WBE 2005 - Grindelwald, Switzerland
Duration: Feb 21 2005Feb 23 2005

Publication series

NameProceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Web-Based Education, WBE 2005

Other

Other4th IASTED International Conference on Web-Based Education, WBE 2005
CountrySwitzerland
CityGrindelwald
Period2/21/052/23/05

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Education

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    Baker, R. M., & Passmore, D. L. (2005). Self-organizing social learning through the monastery gates. In Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Web-Based Education, WBE 2005 (pp. 75-80). (Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Web-Based Education, WBE 2005).