Cristina Costa has a guest posting on Graham Atwell’s blog: VLE? What do you exactly mean by a VLE? She says:
The learning environment doesnt come with the software, that much I can assure you. The learning environment is the world the moderator creates together with the learners, while engaging (with) them in a relevant way.
How true! And, I don’t think that we really help matters by concentrating the training for both staff and students on “which button to click when”. We tend to forget “why”