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  • This statement is made by (Ivanova 2009; 11).
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  • Picture and illustrations by Ivanova (2009).
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  • Taken from (Ivanova 2009; 13).
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  • Picture by Rowe (2012).
  • Article by (Hart 2012; 6).
  • After all the word personal says it all!!!
  • Pfs assignment 2

    1. 1. What are they? Why do we need them? How can we go about developing them?
    2. 2.  The learning process requires one to distinguish how his/her mind operates.  There is there fore that need to create a personal environment that depicts his/her personal thoughts and values.  This presentation aims to illustrate how one can go about creating his/her own personal network and why is it important to do so.
    3. 3.  Personal learning networks go hand in hand with Professional learning networks which are described as: Professional network services that comprise of individuals who aim to enhance professional interactions rather than social interactions, as stated by (Ivanova 2009; 7). Even though social networking sites are used to enhance those professional interactions
    4. 4. online communities that allow users to create a web presence, manage their identities, and stay connected to friends and colleagues. Social networks like Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn are among the most popular destinations on the web, with millions of users from around the globe signing up daily. These sites are quickly growing from being mere public profiles into platforms for communication, creativity, advertising, and even commerce, by Futurethink (2008)
    5. 5.  1. Technology, preferably new technology.
    6. 6.  This is because it is possible for them to capture:  data, information and “knowledge fusion”  enhancing accessibility, productivity and  innovative solutions  research tools providing  forming groups of personal and  professional interests
    7. 7. Where connection runs from one end to the other and planting information.
    8. 8. •Of relationship and connections among peers and knowledge •Of own opportunity for value-created involvement I Aware •In engaging in informal knowledge exchange •In revising/extending competence development objectives II Interested •In individual or collaborative learning •In social and knowledge network activities •In pro-actively contributing own insights and expertise III Trying engaging - To subject mater - To peers and educators - To another professionals IV Actively involved and connected Personal competence development objectives Competence development lifecycle in a learning network (according Rogers)
    9. 9.  This is because interactions between different people contribute to the growth of an individual person.  Sharing ideas in ones comfort zone makes it easy for them to think and express themselves more, just as illustrated above.  This makes it vital for professional networks to form part of the learning process.
    10. 10.  A wider and productive society that is able to communicate ideas.  From this point on we can be enabled to:
    11. 11.
    12. 12.  Help learners take control of and manage their own learning.  This includes providing support for learners to set their own learning goals, manage their learning;  managing both content and process;  communicate with others in the process of learning and thereby achieve learning goals, Ivanova (2009) argues.
    13. 13.  In other words where can they be found and how does one register to be part of them? The internet plays a big role in the formation of those sites and the connection of individuals. Take a look at what the internet can offer you in developing your own personal network below!!!!
    14. 14. Forming Learning Network for Competence Development LMS, Social network, Start page
    15. 15.  Informal learning is also described as a person who is riding a bike who is able to choose his/her path as described by Hart (2012).  This relates to personal learning networks and what they aim to achieve.