Last night I got a chance to hear two great minds chat and it made me long for more time to think big thoughts and read and write. I was at a lecture in the Hayden Planetarium which is always an awe...
A personal learning environment (PLE) is a solution for keeping up with the rapid pace of knowledge change. Some say it is a concept, while others say it is a technology.
I think a good definition is this: a self-directed and evolving environment of tools, services and resources organized by a person seeking a way to accomplish lifetime learning, to create, and to connect with others of similar interests.
Because it is personalized, everyone’s PLE will be unique. Because it is collaborative, information may be continually created and shared. In the workplace, designing a personal learning environment has the potential to partially replace conventional courses.
A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson, 'Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?' Below, you will find the book list offered up by the astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium, and popularizer of science.