Networking Onlinefor Professional Development<br />
How has the Web changed in the last 5 years?<br />Easy to create a Web site<br />Anyone can have a blog<br />Comment on ea...
What is a Social Networking Site?<br />A Web site that allows users to connect, communicate and/or share information with ...
Examples of Social Networking<br />Email Lists<br />Blogs, Miniblogs, Microblogs<br />Delicious, Diigo <br />Facebook, MyS...
Your Personal Learning Network<br />Think about how you learn new things<br />?<br />?<br />Think about how you learned th...
Your Personal Learning Network<br />235 million searches a day on Google<br />75% of people go to information directly fro...
Your Personal Learning Network<br />Example of Stephen Downes<br />www.downes.ca<br />Saw references several years ago<br ...
Your Personal Learning Network<br />  “Information has always been a conversation, it’s just that most of us weren’t part ...
David Warlick’s PLN<br />http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/<br />
Supervisors<br />Prof. Groups<br />Students<br />Friends<br />Colleagues<br />Lesson Plans<br />Articles<br />Work-shops<b...
My PLN Now<br />Supervisors<br />Prof. Groups<br />Colleagues<br />Online Network<br />Friends<br />Blogs<br />Social Netw...
Viral Professional Development<br />We learn on our own with support from each other<br />You don’t need a large training ...
Email Lists, or Listservs<br />PROs<br />Easy to access<br />Comes to you (push)<br />Access to a wider community<br />Get...
Blogs<br />What is a blog?<br />Go to the Wiki<br />
Wikis<br />What is a wiki?<br />Go to the wiki<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/19490596/<br />
Can you use these?<br />Are you blogging?<br />Are you using a wiki?<br />How might you use either for professional develo...
Bookmarking and Tagging<br />How you save sites now<br /> Bookmarking<br />Tagging<br />Tag clouds<br />Go to the wiki<br />
When I say Social Networking…<br />What’s the first thing that comes to mind?<br />
“Traditional” Social Networking<br />MySpace<br />Facebook – Becoming very popular with “older” users<br />500 groups rela...
New Social Networking<br />A list of social network sites for education<br />Classroom 2.0<br />Go to the wiki<br />
Sharing Media<br />Flickr<br />YouTube<br />TeacherTube<br />Ustream<br />Go to the wiki<br />
Sharing Books<br />Shelfari<br />LibraryThing<br />From Phil Moore - http://www.flickr.com/photos/fil/3151423/<br />
Keeping up with your network<br />Aggregators, Feeds<br />My Yahoo<br />Google Reader<br />Jaiku, Friendfeed, SocialThing<...
GO FORTH AND CONNECT!<br />
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  1. 1. Networking Onlinefor Professional Development<br />
  2. 2. How has the Web changed in the last 5 years?<br />Easy to create a Web site<br />Anyone can have a blog<br />Comment on each other’s blog posts, photos, videos, bookmarks<br />“Watch” what other people are doing, thinking, reading, talking about<br />Your network now includes “strangers”! (and strangers are not so strange)<br />
  3. 3. What is a Social Networking Site?<br />A Web site that allows users to connect, communicate and/or share information with each other<br />By Moonjazz, http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonjazz/651498439/<br />
  4. 4. Examples of Social Networking<br />Email Lists<br />Blogs, Miniblogs, Microblogs<br />Delicious, Diigo <br />Facebook, MySpace. LinkedIn<br />Google Groups, Ning<br />Flickr, YouTube, TeacherTube<br />RSS, Google Reader<br />LibraryThing, Shelfari<br />From premiardeigo, http://www.flickr.com/photos/9119028@N05/591163479/<br />
  5. 5. Your Personal Learning Network<br />Think about how you learn new things<br />?<br />?<br />Think about how you learned things 10 yrs ago<br />?<br />?<br />Any differences?<br />
  6. 6. Your Personal Learning Network<br />235 million searches a day on Google<br />75% of people go to information directly from their search results, NOT from the home page of a site<br />
  7. 7. Your Personal Learning Network<br />Example of Stephen Downes<br />www.downes.ca<br />Saw references several years ago<br />Followed him on Twitter and Facebook<br />Received interesting links and references<br />Went to his blog and signed up for his newsletter<br />Posted on my blog about him and he responded<br />Now he is definitely in my PLN, and he notes that he actually came up with the concept!<br />
  8. 8. Your Personal Learning Network<br /> “Information has always been a conversation, it’s just that most of us weren’t part of it, until the Internet.”<br /> --Steve Hargadon<br />www.stevehargadon.com<br />
  9. 9. David Warlick’s PLN<br />http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/<br />
  10. 10. Supervisors<br />Prof. Groups<br />Students<br />Friends<br />Colleagues<br />Lesson Plans<br />Articles<br />Work-shops<br />Parenting<br />Class Activities<br />Reports<br />My PLN 10 Years ago<br />Conferences<br />Classes<br />Site Workshops<br />Journals<br />Books<br />Web Pages<br />Teacher<br />Coordinator<br />Presenter<br />Mom<br />
  11. 11. My PLN Now<br />Supervisors<br />Prof. Groups<br />Colleagues<br />Online Network<br />Friends<br />Blogs<br />Social Networks<br />Listservs<br />Podcasts<br />Aggregators<br />Twitter<br />Journals<br />Books<br />Web Pages<br />Conferences<br />Classes<br />Site Workshops<br />Administrator<br />Presenter<br />Blogger<br />Grandma<br />Web site<br />Articles<br />Blogs<br />Grand-parenting<br />Work-shops<br />Reports<br />
  12. 12. Viral Professional Development<br />We learn on our own with support from each other<br />You don’t need a large training staff – just a few enthusiastic early adopters<br />Build a network!<br />Share everything – tape it, blog it, tag it, post it<br />Celebrate and get the word out up and down the food chain<br />
  13. 13. Email Lists, or Listservs<br />PROs<br />Easy to access<br />Comes to you (push)<br />Access to a wider community<br />Get answers to your questions<br />CONs<br />Too much email<br />Not all of interest<br />Public in ways you might not realize<br />
  14. 14. Blogs<br />What is a blog?<br />Go to the Wiki<br />
  15. 15. Wikis<br />What is a wiki?<br />Go to the wiki<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/19490596/<br />
  16. 16. Can you use these?<br />Are you blogging?<br />Are you using a wiki?<br />How might you use either for professional development?<br />
  17. 17. Bookmarking and Tagging<br />How you save sites now<br /> Bookmarking<br />Tagging<br />Tag clouds<br />Go to the wiki<br />
  18. 18. When I say Social Networking…<br />What’s the first thing that comes to mind?<br />
  19. 19. “Traditional” Social Networking<br />MySpace<br />Facebook – Becoming very popular with “older” users<br />500 groups related to ESL!<br />Yahoo Groups<br />From mattkeefe - http://www.flickr.com/photos/fil/3151423/<br />
  20. 20. New Social Networking<br />A list of social network sites for education<br />Classroom 2.0<br />Go to the wiki<br />
  21. 21. Sharing Media<br />Flickr<br />YouTube<br />TeacherTube<br />Ustream<br />Go to the wiki<br />
  22. 22. Sharing Books<br />Shelfari<br />LibraryThing<br />From Phil Moore - http://www.flickr.com/photos/fil/3151423/<br />
  23. 23. Keeping up with your network<br />Aggregators, Feeds<br />My Yahoo<br />Google Reader<br />Jaiku, Friendfeed, SocialThing<br />Go to the wiki<br />
  24. 24. GO FORTH AND CONNECT!<br />

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