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How has the Web changed in the last 5 years? Easy to create a Web site Anyone can have a blog Comment on each other’s blog posts, photos, videos, bookmarks “Watch” what other people are doing, thinking, reading, talking about Your network now includes “strangers”! (and strangers are not so strange)
What is a Social Networking Site? A Web site that allows users to connect, communicate and/or share information with each other By Moonjazz, http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonjazz/651498439/
Examples of Social Networking Email Lists Blogs, Miniblogs, Microblogs Delicious, Diigo Facebook, MySpace. LinkedIn Google Groups, Ning Flickr, YouTube, TeacherTube RSS, Google Reader LibraryThing, Shelfari From premiardeigo, http://www.flickr.com/photos/9119028@N05/591163479/
Your Personal Learning Network Think about how you learn new things ? ? Think about how you learned things 10 yrs ago ? ? Any differences?
Your Personal Learning Network 235 million searches a day on Google 75% of people go to information directly from their search results, NOT from the home page of a site
Your Personal Learning Network Example of Stephen Downes www.downes.ca Saw references several years ago Followed him on Twitter and Facebook Received interesting links and references Went to his blog and signed up for his newsletter Posted on my blog about him and he responded Now he is definitely in my PLN, and he notes that he actually came up with the concept!
Your Personal Learning Network “Information has always been a conversation, it’s just that most of us weren’t part of it, until the Internet.” --Steve Hargadon www.stevehargadon.com
David Warlick’s PLN http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/
Supervisors Prof. Groups Students Friends Colleagues Lesson Plans Articles Work-shops Parenting Class Activities Reports My PLN 10 Years ago Conferences Classes Site Workshops Journals Books Web Pages Teacher Coordinator Presenter Mom
My PLN Now Supervisors Prof. Groups Colleagues Online Network Friends Blogs Social Networks Listservs Podcasts Aggregators Twitter Journals Books Web Pages Conferences Classes Site Workshops Administrator Presenter Blogger Grandma Web site Articles Blogs Grand-parenting Work-shops Reports
Viral Professional Development We learn on our own with support from each other You don’t need a large training staff – just a few enthusiastic early adopters Build a network! Share everything – tape it, blog it, tag it, post it Celebrate and get the word out up and down the food chain
Email Lists, or Listservs PROs Easy to access Comes to you (push) Access to a wider community Get answers to your questions CONs Too much email Not all of interest Public in ways you might not realize