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A presentation with links on how to grow your personal network and use it to cope with information overload and finding useful information

A presentation with links on how to grow your personal network and use it to cope with information overload and finding useful information

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  • 1. Grow your own PLN From information to knowledgeBy Nik Peacheyhttp://technogogy.org.uk/
  • 2. A manual for building your PLN and managing information http://tinyurl.com/65sgzz5
  • 3. Everything you need toknow is on the internet
  • 4. Somewhere
  • 5. LEARNING IN NEW MEDIA ENVIRONMENTS “THERE IS SOMETHING IN THE AIR, AND IT IS NOTHING LESS THAN THE DIGITAL ARTIFACTS OF OVER ONE BILLION PEOPLE AND COMPUTERS NETWORKED TOGETHER COLLECTIVELY PRODUCING OVER 2,000 GIGABYTES OF NEW INFORMATION PER SECOND.” MICHAEL WESCH KNOWLEDGABLE TO KNOWLEDGE-ABLE: LEARNING IN NEW MEDIA ENVIRONMENTS HTTP://WWW.ACADEMICCOMMONS.ORG/COMMONS/ESSAY/KNOWLEDGABLE-KNOWLEDGE-ABLE
  • 6. The problemFinding what you need when you need it The solution
  • 7. Constructing knowledge with your PLN
  • 8. Build a network of contacts Access Reformulate informationand assimilate Share & sources Collaborate Reflect on Evaluate information information Knowledge development cycle
  • 9. Personal Learning NetworkBuild your PLN to access quality information
  • 10. Twitter• Explore the timeline• Check following• Explore #hashtags• ELTchat http://twitter.com/nikpeachey
  • 11. Twitter Peoplehttp://twitter.com/thornburyscotthttp://twitter.com/LukeMeddingshttp://twitter.com/English_Phraseshttp://twitter.com/ozgehttp://twitter.com/vale24http://twitter.com/SeanBanvillehttp://twitter.com/esolcourseshttp://twitter.com/russell1955http://twitter.com/harmerjhttp://twitter.com/NikPeacheyhttp://eltchat.com/
  • 12. Identify influential bloggershttp://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/
  • 13. Blogs• Look for the blogroll to help grow your network
  • 14. http://blogs.onestopenglish.com/blogs.php
  • 15. Best ELT BlogsIntegrating ICT into the MFL classroom:http://joedale.typepad.com/integrating_ict_into_the_Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.orgThe English Bloghttp://jeffreyhill.typepad.com/english/Kalingo Englishhttp://kalinago.blogspot.com/An A-Z of ELThttp://scottthornbury.wordpress.comJeremy Harmer’s Bloghttp://jeremyharmer.wordpress.com/Teaching Villagehttp://www.teachingvillage.orgQuickShouthttp://quickshout.blogspot.com/Learning Technology Bloghttp://nikpeachey.blogspot.com/Ozge Karaoglu’s Bloghttp://ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org/
  • 16. You PLN can help to reduce overload Wow!
  • 17. Capturing Information With RSS
  • 18. RSS• Brings the information to you• Continually updates• Saves you time• Doesn’t store or classify• Doesn’t evaluate
  • 19. Build yourRSS - Personal Homepage HTTP://WWW.NETVIBES.COM
  • 20. Processing Information Useful tools• Instapaper.com• Scoop.it
  • 21. Simple Bookmarks SAVE NOW AND READ LATERADD COMMENTS TO CREATE A BIBLIOGRAPHY READ AS TEXT ONLY
  • 22. HTTP://WWW.INSTAPAPER.COM/U
  • 23. Curating content
  • 24. Information vs Knowledge• What’s the difference?
  • 25. “Informations pretty thin stuff unless mixedwith experience.” -- Clarence Day
  • 26. Turning information into Knowledge• Use• Reflect• Reformulate• Republish
  • 27. Knowledge sharing and reflection• Classroom• Working context• Personal journal• Blogging
  • 28. A private journal for reflection Penzu HTTPS://PENZU.COM/
  • 29. Publish and share your reflections Blogging HTTPS://WWW.BLOGGER.COM/START
  • 30. Get responses to your reflectionsBlogging by email https://posterous.com/
  • 31. Send an email then wait post@posterous.com Get a link for your published posting
  • 32. Let’s Make Knowledge
  • 33. Now Share!Feed your thought and reflections back to your PLN
  • 34. Outcomes
  • 35. Outcomes• Manage you time and personal development• Enhance your classroom practice• Keep up to date and informed• Share your knowledge• Grow as a community
  • 36. Teachers are like sharks IF THEY DON’T KEEP MOVING FORWARD THEY DIE
  • 37. A Manual for Building your PLN On Scribd
  • 38. IMAGES SOURCESSCIENCE & KNOWLEDGE BOOKS HTTP:// REFLECTING MY WORLD HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/ WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/VIAMOI/DVDMERWE/316592724/ 2937397649/MY SOCIAL NETWORK HTTP:// TOOL TRADER II HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/LUC/ WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/1824234195/ MEANESTINDIAN/3323439406/EVE LISTENING TO THE VOICE OF ADAM PARALLEL LINES HTTP://HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/ WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/PCHWEAT/DRZAX/3074871531/ 306609158/PROCESSING AND CATALOGING - CAPTURING THE ART SHARK HTTP://LIBRARY101 HTTP://WWW.FLICKR.COM/ WWW.FLICKR.COM/PHOTOS/ARTOLOG/PHOTOS/MLIBRARIANUS/3742252739/ 1693491849/