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Learning Portals

This page provides links to a number of resources looking at the different types of learning portals, enterprise and learning portals as well as external learning portals that aggregate and host content.

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Finding your way through a learning portal

"Being well informed will help you make the best buying decision for your learning needs. Approach the buying of online learning just like anything else you would purchase on the Web. Here are some things to consider in using a learning portal to find online courses"

Added: 30 July 2001
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A quick set of tips on what to look out for in a learning portal

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E-Learning Portals - who needs them

"In efforts to categorize and divide portals into B2C, B2B,B2E, horizontal, vertical, and diagonal portals, industry watchers often fail to raise the question of whether and how e-learning portals might create value for organizations. Portals promise many benefits to corporate buyers, but organizations should consider the pros and cons before rushing in." Cornelia C Weggen, Learning Circuits, September 2000.

Added: 2000
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A hitchhikers guide to learning portals

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A hitchhikers guide to learning portals

"What is the best learning portal? Hitch a ride with me as I visit six learning portals as a consumer to find an 8-hour project management course that's self-paced and costs from $100 - $300." Suite101.com.

Added: 2000
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A portrait of learning portals

"Though the term has been stretched across an impossibly broad collection of e-learning offerings, the learning portal concept is more than just marketing. Some call it the stirrings of a long-needed merger with knowledge management practices." Tom Barron, Learning Circuits, May 2000

Added: 2000
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How to find your way through a learning portal

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How to find your way through a learning portal

"Ever since Internet users discovered online courses, learning portals have been sprouting up like mushrooms all over the Web. A learning portal is an opening to a collection of off-the-shelf courses from different vendors. Individual learners can sign up, pay for and take a variety of courses at a single site." May 2000, Suite101.com

Added: 2000
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Learning portals: Get an e-Education

"Let's say you'd like to apply for a job that requires some basic HTML. You could buy a "dummies" book or sign up for a class at a local university or training facility - both of which are good options. But here's another option: taking a course on the Web." A 3 part series by Sacha Cohen at monster Dotcom

Added: 2000
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