Given that the idea of perpetual email accounts is enough to make most IT administrators packup and run, the innovations in offering lifelong learning environments presented in this Educause Quarterly article by Ellen R. Cohn are likely to fall on similarly unreceptive ears in many IT departments. Still, the ideas are worth considering. But are they worth considering because the technology seems to enable this, or would the value proposition behind them still be there without the technology? Via Ray Schroeder’s Online Learning Update.SWL