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NRC IIT Personal Learning Environment Project

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The NRC IIT Personal Learning Environment Project website includes a detailed description of the project.

Our research results could have an impact on the following sectors:

  • Education
  • Computational Social Sciences
  • Learning Technology

The possible technical transfer opportunities related to this project include:

  • Learning technologies
  • Recommendation technologies
  • Collaborative technologies

The research partners of this project are pending.

Research Contact

Stephen Downes
Senior Research Officer
Learning and Collaborative Technologies Group
NRC Institute for Information Technology
100 Rue des Aboiteaux
Moncton, NB  E1A 7R1  Canada

Telephone: +1 (506) 861-0955
Fax: +1 (506) 851-3630

Business Contact

Marc-Alain Mallet
Business Officer
NRC Institute for Information Technology
46 Dineen Drive,
Fredericton, New Brunswick,   E3B 9W4   Canada

Telephone: +1 (506) 451-2500
Fax: +1 (506) 851-3630


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Date Published: 2010-10-21