Tobias Nelkner

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Widget based mashups seem to be a proper approach to realise selforganisable Personal Learning Environments. In comparison to integrated and monolithic pieces of software developed for supporting certain workflows, widgets provide small sets of functionality. The results of one widget can hardly be used in other widgets for further processing. In order to(More)
This paper presents an approach for a mashup PLE especially designed for the interactive and social context of work-integrated learning (WIL). The mashup PLE consists of a freely configurable set of widgets, whose functionalities are based on a framework of five activity classes to actively support informal learning in a social environment. We present an(More)
The recent rise of social media applications in all fields of our social life has also governed scholarly communications. With the socalled Research 2.0, scholars make use of social media to enhance their work and networking activities. On the other hand, those changes may have negative impact on awareness in Research Networks. Especially in the context of(More)
Since 2003 the research on Personal Learning Environments has increased. These environments support problem based, situated and informal learning in social networks within organisations and educational institutions and in subject related communities. The EU project MATURE [1] enhanced this idea with the concept of a Personal Learning and Maturing(More)
As one of the most relevant way of learning after apprenticeship is the informal learning an implementation of a PLE should try to support the learner by mashing up services and tools of every day work, creates cross links between them and gives motivation and support for personal and individual style of learning. This paper presents implementations and(More)
The increasing agility of business requires an accelerated adaptation of organizations to continuously changing conditions. Individual and organizational learning are prominent means to achieve this. Hereby learning is always accompanied by the development of knowledge artifacts. For the entire of learning and artifact development the term knowledge(More)
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