Connecting to the LIS Online Community: Developing a PLN
2. share insight from a new info pro perspective demonstrate a PLN in action understanding the PLN concept identifying a PLN as... ....a learning experience ....an opportunity
3. a group of people with whom you connect to interact and exchange information resources; share knowledge, experience and ideas, collectively creating an informed guide to professional development opportunities and continual learning Personal Learning Network Klingensmith 2009 Berge & McElvaney 2009 Tobin 1998
4. immersion into the online community doesn’t have to feel like taking a giant leap... ...nor is it isolating
5. you may experience more than one stage at a time I think I’m.... here ...here ....and here too
6. identify the tools you need to connect and engage with your PLN ....but be selective
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