Why you need a PLN!
Sarah Stewart
World OT Day Virtual Exchange 2010
http://www.flickr.com/photos/7941044@N06/410454121
Sarah Stewart – educational developer,
midwife, nurse, researcher, consultant,
blogger
Personal Learning Network
http://www.flickr.com/photos/16405999@N00/7301472
What is a PLN?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/40780016@N02/391472934
A PLN is a
network of
people and
connections,
may be face-
to-face or
online
Why do you need an online
PLN?
Learning
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1432/1384954600_483e7e4698.jpg
Sharing
http://www.flickr.com/photos/74373690@N00/3480271732
Collaboration
http://www.flickr.com/photos/42769910@N00/145149313
Support & mentoring
http://www.flickr.com/photos/22033167@N00/4605935860
Making sense of the world
http://www.flickr.com/photos/85966598@N00/204238276
Access to a
world of
opportunities
http://www.flickr.com/photos/29487767@N02/3574392846
How do you develop a PLN?
http://www.flickr.com/photos/benmcleod/1024574594/
Develop an online presence
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathonline/918128338/
Become familiar with online
communication tools
http://www.flickr.com/photos/25566432@N00/4967809771
Invest time in getting to know people
http://www.flickr.com/photos/66164549@N00/2096791187
Give, as well as take
http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnbullas/3754767902/
Be
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmarty/128010935/
Useful resources
•Blog: www.blogger.com
•Audio & video conversation: www.skype.com
•Micro-blogging: www.twitter.com
•Shari...
Presentation will be available:
http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs
sarahstewart07@gmail.com
http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.co...
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This is the presentation I gave at the virtual World OT Day 2010: http://ot4ot.weebly.com/world-ot-day-schedule.html

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  1. 1. Why you need a PLN! Sarah Stewart World OT Day Virtual Exchange 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/7941044@N06/410454121
  2. 2. Sarah Stewart – educational developer, midwife, nurse, researcher, consultant, blogger
  3. 3. Personal Learning Network http://www.flickr.com/photos/16405999@N00/7301472
  4. 4. What is a PLN? http://www.flickr.com/photos/40780016@N02/391472934
  5. 5. A PLN is a network of people and connections, may be face- to-face or online
  6. 6. Why do you need an online PLN?
  7. 7. Learning http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1432/1384954600_483e7e4698.jpg
  8. 8. Sharing http://www.flickr.com/photos/74373690@N00/3480271732
  9. 9. Collaboration http://www.flickr.com/photos/42769910@N00/145149313
  10. 10. Support & mentoring http://www.flickr.com/photos/22033167@N00/4605935860
  11. 11. Making sense of the world http://www.flickr.com/photos/85966598@N00/204238276
  12. 12. Access to a world of opportunities http://www.flickr.com/photos/29487767@N02/3574392846
  13. 13. How do you develop a PLN? http://www.flickr.com/photos/benmcleod/1024574594/
  14. 14. Develop an online presence http://www.flickr.com/photos/nathonline/918128338/
  15. 15. Become familiar with online communication tools http://www.flickr.com/photos/25566432@N00/4967809771
  16. 16. Invest time in getting to know people http://www.flickr.com/photos/66164549@N00/2096791187
  17. 17. Give, as well as take http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnbullas/3754767902/
  18. 18. Be http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmarty/128010935/
  19. 19. Useful resources •Blog: www.blogger.com •Audio & video conversation: www.skype.com •Micro-blogging: www.twitter.com •Sharing websites: www.delicious.com •Sharing presentations: www.slideshare.net •Sharing videos: www.youtube.com •Sharing images: www.flickr.com •Wiki: www.wikispaces.com •Collaboration: http://docs.google.com
  20. 20. Presentation will be available: http://www.slideshare.net/sarahs sarahstewart07@gmail.com http://sarah-stewart.blogspot.com Twitter: SarahStewart Skype: sarah.m.stewart
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