Learning 2.0 Lessons

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Learning 2.0 Lessons

  1. 1. 23 Things: 10 Tips to Successfully Implement your own program Helene Blowers www.LibaryBytes.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/monikahoinkis/106226535/
  2. 4. Why L2?
  3. 5. TechTalks
  4. 6. Engaged + Motivated = Learning
  5. 8. <ul><li>Introduce staff to new technologies available on the web. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage staff to take responsibility for their learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Reward staff for taking the initiative to complete 23 self-discovery exercises. </li></ul>Learning 2.0 Objectives
  6. 9. Week 1: Introduction Week 2: Blogging Week 3: Photos & Images Week 4: RSS & Newsreaders Week 5: Play week Week 6: Tagging & Folksonomies Week 7: Wikis Week 8: Online applications & tools Week 9: Podcasts, Videos & Downloadable audio + 1 month of extra exploration time. 2
  7. 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kmtucker/731316046/
  8. 13. Discovery Optional Challenge
  9. 14. Discovery
  10. 15. Challenge
  11. 16. Unanticipated outcome...
  12. 17. Developed by Lori Reed www.librarytrainer.com
  13. 18. <ul><li>Lifelong learning habits: </li></ul><ul><li>Begin with the end in mind </li></ul><ul><li>Accept responsibility for own learning </li></ul><ul><li>View problems as challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Have confidence in yourself as a competent, effective learner </li></ul><ul><li>Create you own learning toolbox </li></ul><ul><li>Use technology to your advantage </li></ul><ul><li>Teach & mentor others </li></ul><ul><li>7.5 … Play! </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/arts/62554955/
  14. 20. What staff said ...
  15. 21. What staff said ...
  16. 22. It has already helped me assist borrowers with questions about the Internet and the resources the Library is offering.
  17. 24. I looked at the whole process as a dare - if the rest of the staff could do this, so could I as a representative of the over-60 crowd!
  18. 26. The most eye-opening part of Learning 2.0 for me has been the variety of ways that people can engage with each other socially online.
  19. 28. # 23 Thing, AT LAST! – I didn’t think I could do it, but I worked hard and here I am.
  20. 30. Thank for increasing my knowledge in Technology. If it hadn't been for you and Learning 2.0- my knowledge of technology would still been in a very small box.
  21. 32. I feel like Cinderella who just finished her chores in time to go to the Ball. (But the chores were a learning experience and hold promise for the future.)
  22. 34. I want to thank all those who made this Learning experience possible. I hope I get to talk to you personally to tell you how exciting it was to go through the program.
  23. 35. Overall I thought this was a crazy good program, really easy, and really made me think.
  24. 37. It helps to have nice little incentives of course, but I think the true reward (whether or not we want to admit it) is that we're improving our minds
  25. 39. Lessons Learned “ Learning how to learn is life's most important skill.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/willamettevalley/247583509/
  26. 40. Support staff learning & encourage all members of staff (especially mgmt & support) to participate. . 1
  27. 41. Build the program for late bloomers 2
  28. 42. Allow participants to blog anonymously. . 3
  29. 43. Communicate regularly using 1.0 methods 4
  30. 44. Focus on discovery & encourage challenges. 5
  31. 45. Encourage staff to use each other and work together. 6
  32. 46. Remember that’s it not about acceptance or “doing it right”. It’s about exposure! 7
  33. 47. Find funding for incentives – huge ROI!!! 8
  34. 48. Practice transparency and radical trust. 9
  35. 49. Continually encourage staff to PLAY! 10
  36. 50. <ul><li>Exposing staff to new tools </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging PLAY </li></ul><ul><li>Empowering individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding the knowledge toolbox </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminating FEAR </li></ul>
  37. 51. <ul><li>But most importantly, it’s about … </li></ul>
  38. 53. Learning 2.0 around the world
  39. 56. http://plcmclearning.blogspot.com
  40. 57. Questions
  41. 58. Helene Blowers www.LibraryBytes.com [email_address]

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