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    • Finding People To Learn From Bob Bertsch Web Technology Specialist NDSU Ag Communication
    • Formal education is bricks and mortar,social learning is clouds and streamshttp://stephenwhart.com/quotes/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/mnsc/2768391365/
    • What is a learning network?a deliberately formed network of people and resources capable of guiding ourindependent learning goals and professional development needs.
    • Content Commentary Research Experience Conversation Experts Colleagues Friends Filter Filter Filter Filter Filter Creation Curation Sharing YOUAdapted from “Creating a Personal Learning Network,” http://www.slideshare.net/corinnew/creating-a-personal-learning-network-5016387
    • My learning network? Content Social CurationZite Twitter DiigoFlipboard Facebook PinterestGoogle Google + Scoop.itReaderGoogleAlerts
    • Power/value of network• Exposure to incidental information – You don’t know what you need to know• Asking questions• Connectedness• Awareness of trends• What are others doing / talking about
    • • Exposure to incidental information – You don’t know what you need to know
    • • Asking questions
    • • Connectedness
    • • Awareness of trends
    • • What are others doing / talking about
    • How to find people• Start with who you already know• Connections: – Who follows you? – Who do they follow? – Who follows them? – Who do they retweet? – Look at lists
    • • Start with who you already know
    • • Who follows you?
    • • Who do they follow?
    • • Who follows them?
    • • Who do they retweet and repin
    • • Look at lists
    • • Look at lists
    • • Look at lists
    • Outside the network• Speakers at conferences• Authors• Business cards• Email signatures
    • Find by topic• Hashtags (e.g., #netlit, #mfln)• Search• Websites• Subject matter experts
    • Search for Topics on Twitter• Go to twitter.com or search.twitter.com• Type a topic in the search bar• Use the “Tweets” tab for people who have tweeted the term
    • Search for Topics on TwitterCheck for better search results by using a hashtag.• Hashtags are a community-driven convention for adding additional context to tweets.• You create a hashtag simply by prefixing a word with a hash symbol: #hashtag.• Hashtags were developed as a means to create "groupings" on Twitter, without having to change the basic service.
    • Your activity matters• If you are active in online networks, and engage with others, interesting people will find you.• For example: – @JerryBuchko and Military Families Learning Network and Network Literacy
    • Search for Topics on Twitter
    • Harold Jarche – www.jarche.com
    • Connect With Me:• Twitter - twitter.com/ndbob• Facebook - facebook.com/bobbertsch• Google+ - gplus.to/ndbob• LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/in/bobbertsch• Pinterest –pinterest.com/ndbob/• Scoop.it – scoop.it/bob-bertsch• Email – robert.bertsch@ndsu.edu