Your Personal Learning Network for the 21st Century

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  • Social networking services are a fast-growing business in the Internet. Analysis of topological characteristics of huge online social networking services Yong-YeolAhn, et. a.Robert Lee Fulghum (born June 4, 1937) is an Americanauthor, primarily of short essays. All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten (1988), adults adhered to the same basic rules as children, i.e. sharing, being kind to one another, cleaning up after themselves, and living "a balanced life" of work, play, and learning.“Network continually - 85 percent of all jobs are filled through contacts and personal references.” -– Brian Tracy, Author and Motivational Speaker
  • Your Personal Learning Network for the 21st Century

    1. 1. Your Personal Learning Network for the 21st Century<br />marmentum.com<br />Rose Marie Kuceyeski, Ph.D.<br />Owens Community College<br />ACBSP, June 2011<br />
    2. 2. Recognize these?<br />thepcmanwebsite.com<br />
    3. 3. Today’s Agenda<br />
    4. 4. Today’s Format<br />
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    6. 6. Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />Let’s Engage<br />
    7. 7. Let’s Engage<br />Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />
    8. 8. Let’s Engage<br />Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />
    9. 9. idaconcpts.com<br />
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    11. 11. PLN Goals<br />charisawernick.blogspot.com<br />
    12. 12. n4hccs.org<br />
    13. 13. Collaborate<br />dreamstime.com<br />
    14. 14. lifeasmission.com<br />
    15. 15. personal.psu.edu<br />
    16. 16. How To Use Your PLN<br />Professional development – learn from content-area specialists<br />Locate resources for your course, such as free websites and software<br />Get lesson plan ideas from master teachers<br />Learn about new technology and how to integrate it into their teaching<br />Find collaborative solutions<br />Find interesting links to education and business news<br />
    17. 17. Your Text Here<br />Your Text Here<br />
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    20. 20. If you build it, they will come<br />Set-up a Twitter account and list yourself in the Twitter directory, http://wefollow.com/<br />Identify and follow professionals in your profession by reading their “tweets.”<br />Harvest links and resources and reflect on the conversations.<br />As you become more comfortable, join the conversation and start contributing links and resources.<br />Find blogs you find interesting (using http://www.blogcatalog.com/) and start reading them<br />
    21. 21. coolgadgetconcept.com<br />
    22. 22. Use Your PLN Daily<br />Check in with Twitter and Classroom 2.0 to see what people are saying, what websites are being referenced, or what webinars may be available later in the day.<br />Visit interesting bookmarks shared by your PLN contacts.<br />Review and comment on new blog posts you follow.<br />Whatever new comes into your feed, check it out.<br />
    23. 23. Examples of People to Follow<br />Karl Fisch: http://twitter.com/karlfisch<br />Henry Jenkins: http://twitter.com/henryjenkins<br />Clay Shirky: http://twitter.com/cshirky<br />Michael Wesch: http://twitter.com/mwesch<br />Helen Barrett: http://electronicportfolios.com/<br />Kathy Schrock: http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/<br />HP Teacher Exchange<br />@HPTeachExchange<br />Mark Brumley<br />@markbrumley<br />tombarrett<br />@tombarrett<br />Jeff Utecht<br />@jutecht<br />
    24. 24. "Networking is simply the cultivating of mutually beneficial, give and take, win-win relationships. It works best, however, when emphasizing the 'give' part.“ <br />–Bob Burg, Author and Speaker.<br />
    25. 25. Write-Pair-Share<br />Write your answers individually on the worksheet PLN 101<br />Pair with your partner and discuss your answers<br />Share your answer (or your partner’s answer) when called upon<br />
    26. 26. Let’s Engage<br />Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />
    27. 27. Why Do We Connect?<br />
    28. 28. Additional Resources<br />“Your Personal Learning Network Made Easy” is a blog post that explains a PLN and identifies many good Web 2.0 tools to get it going. She also explores the stages of adoption. http://tinyurl.com/olousp<br />“7 Things You Should Know About Personal Learning Environments” is an Educause document which presents another perspective on Personal Learning Networks. http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7049.pdf<br />“Twittering Not Frittering: Professional Development in 140 Characters” from Edutopia magazine.<br />http://www.edutopia.org/twitter-professional-development-technology-microblogging<br />LinkedIn Essential Training: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK7rwRTmMjA<br />What is Linkedinhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzT3JVUGUzM<br />http://davidwarlick.com/wiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TheArtAmpTechniqueOfCultivatingYourPersonalLearningNetwork<br />http://weconnect.pbworks.com/w/page/24566813/PLN#HowtoBuildaPLNbyElenaElliniadou<br />
    29. 29. Works Cited<br />Personal learning networks, Will Richardson, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mghGV37TeK8<br />Social Networking in Plain English, Common Craft, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6a_KF7TYKVc&feature=related<br />Terrell, Shelly. http://weconnect.pbworks.com/w/page/24566813/PLN#PLNVideos<br />Utecht, Jeff. The Thinking Stick, http://www.thethinkingstick.com/stages-of-pln-adoption<br />Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA: Boston. http://www.wit.edu/td/resources/Documentation/Personal_Learning_Network.pdf<br />

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