This chapter introduces a widget-based Personal Learning Environment (PLE) specifically designed for finding and sharing Open Educational Resources (OER) on the web. The aim of this investigation is to raise awareness about the capabilities of widget-based PLEs to researchers, educators and learners that are interested in finding and sharing OER.
The content of this chapter has been adapted from a paper submitted by the same authors to the PLE Conference 2012.
This chapter can be reused by:
 Researchers, educators, and learners who want to find and share OER on the web.
 Researchers who investigate the impact and capabilities of PLEs in informal learning.
 Content providers who are looking for new ways to expose their OER on the web.
KEYWORDS
personal learning environment, widget, open educational resource


Via João Paulo Proença