Self-Organizing Social Learning through the Monastery Gates

R.M. Baker and D.L. Passmore (USA)


Self-organizing, learning environment, eLearning, systems, emergence, social learning


An example of an emergent, self-organizing on-line social learning system is available at the PerlMonks site at 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.

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