Alternative Professional Development

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A presentation on Alternative Professional Development and Personal Learning Network (PLN) by @joesabado to the UCSB NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP) cohorts on April 6, 2012.

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Alternative Professional Development

  1. ALTERNATIVE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Developing Personal Learning Network Presentation to NASPA Undergraduate Fellowship Program (NUFP) By Joe Sabado on April 6, 2012
  2. For this presentation…  Think about how you can use the same opportunities/tools I use for your personal and career development.  This is an overview of the tools and system I use so we can talk more in-depth about the details if you’d like.  Ask questions, share your experience.
  3. A Little About Me …
  4. About Me  First Generation college student  UCSB Alum  Life-long Learner
  5. My Role on Campus My Dept: Student Info Systems & Tech Central computing dept for UCSB Student Affairs as well as Graduate Division My Title: Assoc. Dir of Info. Systems and Software Dev Our Portfolio: More than 120 web apps and info systems
  6. My Role on Campus My Dept: Student Info Systems & Tech My Title: Assoc. Dir of Info. Systems and Software Dev
  7. My Role on Campus My Dept: Student Info Systems & Tech My Title: Assoc. Dir of Info. Systems and Software Dev
  8. My Role on Campus My Dept: Student Info Systems & Tech My Title: Assoc. Dir of Info. Systems and Software Dev
  9. My Role on Campus My Dept: Student Info Systems & Tech My Title: Assoc. Dir of Info. Systems and Software Dev
  10. My Role on Campus My Dept: Student Info Systems & Tech My Title: Assoc. Dir of Info. Systems and Software Dev
  11. Professional Challenges My Challenges:  Understand our customers  Technology trends  Changing Leadership & Management Styles due to Younger Workforce  Student Affairs Issues  Personal/Work Issues How does one keep their skill sets up to meet the demands of their career?
  12. Professional Challenges As Future Student Affairs Leaders – below are your challenges!  Understand our customers  Technology trends  Changing Leadership & Management Styles due to Younger Workforce  Student Affairs Issues  Personal/Work Issues
  13. What Is Professional Development?
  14. What Is Alternative Professional Dev? According to Wikipedia … Professional development refers to skills and knowledge attained for both personal development and career advancement. Professional development encompasses all types of facilitated learning opportunities, ranging from college degrees to formal coursework, conferences and informal learning opportunities situated in practice. It has been described as intensive and collaborative, ideally incorporating an evaluative stage…. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Professional_development
  15. What Is Professional Development? ..may include:  formal types of vocational education, typically post-secondary or poly-technical training leading to qualification or credential required to obtain or retain employment. pre-service or in-service professional development programs. Individuals may pursue professional development independently, or programs may be offered by human resource departments. can range from a single workshop to a semester-long academic course, to services offered by a medley of different professional development providers and varying widely
  16. What Is Professional Development? Human Resources offers training for employees.
  17. What Is Professional Development? Professional Associations like NASPA, ACPA offer conferences at national, regional levels.
  18. What Is Professional Development? Off-site trainings provided by 3rd party organizations.
  19. But …. Busy schedule sometimes preclude me from attending trainings, even on campus.
  20. But …. Even with discounts, conference travel/cost also expensive.
  21. But …. Cost of training can be very expensive.  Dept has limited budget for training.
  22. What Is Alternative Professional Development?Given the limitations/constraints of formal trainings,what are other forms of professional development?
  23. What Is Alt Prof Dev? I decided to pose this question to my colleagues/friends…
  24. What Is Alt Prof Dev? I decided to pose this question to my colleagues/friends…
  25. What Is Alt Prof Dev? I decided to pose this question to my colleagues/friends…
  26. What Is Alt Prof Dev? I decided to pose this question to my colleagues/friends…
  27. Personal Learning Network (PLN) Personal Learning Network (PLN) consists of the people a learner interacts with and derives knowledge from in a PLN. Supplements formal professional development activities.
  28. Personal Learning Network (PLN) Personal Learning Network (PLN) consists of the people a learner interacts with and derives knowledge from in a PLN. Supplements formal professional development activities.
  29. My PLN at UCSBTo Learn – Get out of your comfort zone and outside your jobdescription! Go Volunteer. My Learning Opportunities (“volunteer activities”) at UCSB:  Reader for Admissions Applications  Advisor for student organizations  STEP Co-Facilitator Committees – Web Standard Guide, Social Networking Committee, Student Email Governance  Student Fee Advisory Committee (SFAC) staff representative  Mobile Web/Social Media Speaker for Web Standards Guide
  30. My Other ActivitiesMy Learning Opportunities (“volunteer activities”) beyond UCSB: Read program proposals for NASPA, Educause Peer review of academic journal Serve as member of NASPATech planning committee Judge Virtual Case Study for StudentAffairs.com
  31. My PLN – Social Networks My Online PLN consists of social networks including student affairs, technologists from all over the world who share my same interests  I have developed a process to filter, collect and curate info
  32. My PLN – Social Networks My Online PLN consists of social networks including student affairs, technologists from all over the world who share my same interests  I have developed a process to filter, collect and curate info
  33. My PLN – Social Networks Online PLN – A lot less expensive than my collection of books, more up-to- date too.
  34. My PLN – Mobile Learning My iphone, ipad, android phones are very key to learning. Majority of my social networking activities are via my mobile devices.
  35. My PLN – Mobile Learning Free courses from major universities like Harvard, Stanford, MIT are available via iTunesU.
  36. My PLN – Mobile Learning Free courses from major universities like Harvard, Stanford, MIT are available via iTunesU.
  37. My PLN – Mobile Learning Free courses from major universities like Harvard, Stanford, MIT are available via iTunesU.
  38. PLN - Presentation/Videos Social Network sites like Prezi, YouTube, Ted, Slideshare contain free presentations & videos uploaded by other users
  39. PLN - Presentation/Videos Social Network sites like Prezi, YouTube, Ted, Slideshare contain free presentations & videos uploaded by other users
  40. PLN - Presentation/Videos Social Network sites like Prezi, YouTube, Ted, Slideshare contain free presentations & videos uploaded by other users
  41. PLN - Presentation/Videos Social Network sites like Prezi, YouTube, Ted, Slideshare contain free presentations & videos uploaded by other users
  42. PLN - Presentation/Videos Social Network sites like Prezi, YouTube, Ted, Slideshare contain free presentations & videos uploaded by other users
  43. Blogs Blogs offer personal insights from peers with same interests.  Provides connections via introductions & comments  Contribute to other PLNs http://wiki.thesabloggers.org/directory
  44. Blogs Blogs offer personal insights from peers with same interests.  Provides connections via introductions & comments  Contribute to other PLNs http://wiki.thesabloggers.org/directory
  45. Blogs Blogs offer personal insights from peers with same interests.  Provides connections via introductions & comments  Contribute to other PLNs http://wiki.thesabloggers.org/directory
  46. Blogs Blogs offer personal insights from peers with same interests.  Provides connections via introductions & comments  Contribute to other PLNs
  47. From Twitter to My Blog - Curation
  48. From Twitter to My Blog - Curation
  49. Twitter – Student Affairs/Higher Ed Student Affairs/highered- related topics organized by hashtags (#) – great way to get introduced to peers/ideas  Scheduled Chat sessions another way to meet others (#sachat – Thursday @ 10-11 am)
  50. Twitter – Student Affairs/Higher Ed #AcAdv #phdchat # admissions #reslife # admissionslive #sachat # campuschat #sadoc # edchat #sagrad # edtech #sajobs #emchat #sapros #greeklife #satech #highered #sawomen # leadership # naspa
  51. Twitter – Student Affairs/Higher Ed Back channels during conferences/webinars provide a way to participate in discussions and get info from presentation
  52. Twitter – Student Affairs/Higher Ed Back channels during conferences & webinars provide a way to participate in discussions and get info.
  53. Google Reader  Subscribe to “feeds” from different sites, Google Alerts  New content added to your materials when they are produced  Available via Mobile as wellhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSPZ2Uu_X3Y&feature=player_embedded
  54. Google Reader  Subscribe to “feeds” from different sites, Google Alerts  New content added to your materials when they are produced  Available via Mobile as wellhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSPZ2Uu_X3Y&feature=player_embedded
  55. Google Reader  Subscribe to “feeds” from different sites, Google Alerts  New content added to your materials when they are produced  Available via Mobile as well
  56. Google Reader Blogs via RSS subscription Google Reader Google Alert
  57. It’s About Connections/Networks
  58. It’s About Connections/Networks
  59. Thank You Thank you and let’s connect! Blog http://joesabado.com Twitter https://twitter.com/JoeSabado Facebook http://www.facebook.com/joesabado Google+ •http://gplus.to/joesabado Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/in/joesabado Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/joesabado
  60. Credits Challenges: http://www.briansolis.com/2010/11/the-rise-of-the-social-consumer/ (photo) http://www.amazon.com/Millennials-Rising-Next-Great-Generation/dp/0375707190 (photo) http://www.tower.com/student-development-in-college-theory-research-practice-deanna-s-forney-hardcover/wapi/113626752 (photo) http://www.betterworldbooks.com/when-generations-collide-id-0066621070.aspx (photo) http://www.naspa.org/conf/cfp/lo.cfm (photo) Professional Development: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Professional_development http://hr.ucsb.edu/labor/pdf/SMART_Wkshp_Spring_2012.pdf http://www2.myacpa.org/ http://naspa2011.ucsd.edu/programs.php http://www.learningtree.com/training-directory/Leadership-Training-19.htm Blogs: http://wiki.thesabloggers.org/directory http://www.huffingtonpost.com/college/ http://mashable.com/ http://kristendomblogs.com/ Personal Learning Network: http://davidwarlick.com/wiki/pmwiki.php?n=Main.TheArtAmpTechniqueOfCultivatingYourPersonalLearningNetwork http://www.olecommunity.com/the-power-of-personal-learning-networks-wait-what-is-a-personal-learning-network/ http://joesabado.com/2011/08/my-social-learning-network-entertainment-social-media-cloud-mobile/ http://teachersusingtech.weebly.com/personal-learning-networks.html Twitter: http://www.studentlifeconsultants.com/resources/studentaffairs_hashtag.pdf http://www.insidehighered.com/twitter_directory http://gradpost.ucsb.edu/tools/ http://storify.com/joesabado/lol-omg-what-everyone-needs-to-know-about-online-r Photos: Photo of NUFP students – Lupe Garcia Photo of Tricycle team – UCSB Graduate Post

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