1. Personal Learning Networks:Collaboration and Connection to Support Campus Activities NACA Mid America #nacamam Laura Pasquini November 2011
4. What the heck is aPersonal LearningNetwork (PLN)?
5. Turn to your neighbor...Discuss: What is a personal learning network?
6. Working PLN DeﬁnitionA personal learning network (PLN)involves an individual’s topic-orientedgoal, a set of practices & techniquesaimed at attracting and organizing avariety of relevant contentsources,selected for their value, tohelp the owner accomplish aprofessional goal or personal interest. c/o David Warlick
7. Components of a PLN-Professional goal-Personal interest-Learning techniques & practices-Reason for selection-Develops a system to learn/interact-System to organize network content
9. How To Develop a PLN 1. Explore the Network 2. Establish Your Identity 3. Personalize Your Experience 4. Connect to a Community 5. Share 6. Collaborate
10. Explore the Network
11. Networks have always existed.
12. “... networks reconﬁgure themselves in real-time, on a global local scale, andpermeate all domains of social life. This iswhy we live in a network society, not in an information society or a knowledge society.” Castells, 2004
13. The Social Web• community• share• collaborate• interact• user-centered• creators•
14. The Social Media Revolution 3 Socialnomics 3 by @equalman
27. The Personal Web "...a growing set of free and simple tools and applications... a personal web — that explicitly supports one’s social, professional, learning and other activities via highly personalized windows to the networked world. Online material can be saved, tagged, categorized, and repurposed without difficulty and without any special knowledge of how web pages are put together...creating and distributing content, to organizing one’s personal and professional time, to developing a library of resources that constantly refresh and update themselves... The 2009 Horizon Report http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2009
28. Become a Digital Curator.
29. Read, watch, and listen. google.com/reader
30. Save it for later. delicious.com
31. Filter your interests. hootsuite.com
32. Create Lists forFollowers
33. Organize feeds, create lists & group your network.
35. HigherEducation as weknow it ischanging.
36. YOU Can Break DownSilos on Your Campus Flickr photo c/o dsearls
37. What does your campuscommunity look like today?
39. Real time information, feedback and news.http://search.twitter.com
40. “Community cannot for long feed on itself; it can only ﬂourish with the comingof others from beyond, their unknown and undiscovered brothers [and sisters].” Howard Thurman
41. Participation is key.
42. Follow Your Interests. Why use Twitter?
43. Social Media = Free PD
44. Community Around A Hashtag
45. Ask #nacamam or @nacamam http://tweetchat.com/room/NACAMAM
47. It’s Okay to Share. [No Really. It is]
48. Crowdsourcing Information.
49. Collect helpful resources. slideshare.net
50. Personal reﬂection... techknowtools.wordpress.com
51. Don’t Be A Sharing Fail Whale.
52. Collaborate Flickr photo c/o furiousgeorge81
53. Continue the conversation.
54. 500 Tweets with #nacamam archivist.visitmix.com
55. Plan Campus Programs pbworks.com
56. The Student Affairs Collaborative http://thesabloggers.org •Group of peers & pros •RSS - Blog resources •SA Forum & Directory •#SAChat Weekly Discussion •@The_SA_Blog • #SAChat