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Professional learning network

  1. 1. SOCIAL-ORIENTED APPLICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS - NEWOPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNERS AND EDUCATORSProfessional NetworksProfessional network generally refers to a professionalnetwork service, a virtual community that it is focusedon professional interactions instead of socialinteractions.Wikipedia
  2. 2. SOCIAL-ORIENTED APPLICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS - NEWOPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNERS AND EDUCATORSProfessional Networks
  3. 3. SOCIAL-ORIENTED APPLICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS - NEWOPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNERS AND EDUCATORS
  4. 4. Power Up YourProfessional Learning NetworkJennifer Carrier Dorman – http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/ppln
  5. 5. THE POSITIVE SPIRAL OF SOCIAL NETWORKS6tschaut’s photosContributionReciprocityAccumulationValue
  6. 6. ABOUT THE TOOLS THAT ONE CAN USEThe award winning browseris now available in its thirdversion, Firefox 3., an dthere are thousands ofextensions to add to itsfunctionality.Spring 2008: 22007: 1Cost: Free, Open SourceAvailable: DownloadPlatform: Windows, Mac,LinuxMore info:c4lpt.co.uk/Top100Tools/firefox.html
  7. 7. ABOUT THE TOOLS THAT ONE CAN USE (cont)A web-based reader toaggregate and manage allyour news and blog (RSS)feeds in one place.Spring 2008: 32007: 7=Cost: FreeAvailable: HostedMore info:c4lpt.co.uk/Top100Tools/googlereader.html
  8. 8. ABOUT THE TOOLS THAT ONE CAN USE (cont)Use it to have text and voicemessage conversations withothers who have Skype ontheir computers.Spring 2008: 42007: 3=Cost: FreeAvailable: DownloadPlatform: Windows andMacMore info:c4lpt.co.uk/Top100Tools/skype.html
  9. 9. SETTING UP YOUR PLN USING TWITTER Identify people in your yield whose work you admire Use Twitter’s search engine to find their Twitterhandle Follow them on Twitter Expand the list of experts you follow by: Checking their following/follower lists Checking RTs to find out who sent the original tweet Checking out the #follow Friday suggestions Checking out Twitter lists
  10. 10. Building PLE on start pages
  11. 11. FUNCTIONS OF PROFESSIONAL LEARNINGNETWORKS
  12. 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jutecht/2384289406
  13. 13. MORE OF THE STUDENTS WHO ARE DEEPLY INVOLVED IN THE SUBJECT MATTER OFTHE COURSE AND THINK IN PERSPECTIVE ARE INTERESTED IN: More professional information Contact to experts and specialists They joint to groups with special interests,Professional networks They receive professional network services They can discuss interests Stay informed Share knowledge
  14. 14. PLE as part of Personal Learning Network and Professional Learning NetworkPersonal LearningEnvironment PersonalLearningNetworkProfessionalLearning NetworkReceiveprofessionalnetwork servicesSelf-arrangementof networkservices
  15. 15. THE BENEFITS OF A PLN IN ACADEME
  16. 16. AMODELOFPLEBUILDINGRolesActivitiesStartpageenvironmentTools/ServicesProcessesSearcherAssemblatorLearner ResearcherInnovatorof data, information,knowledgeof subject matter,technologies, how tolearnCreateShareCommu-nicateConnectRSSfeeds,linksSearchenginesBlogs,wikisFeel andlookSocialbook-markingImages/AVChat/AVconferenceEmail,forumFacebook/Twitter/NingTo-do list,notes,commentscalendarDesignlearningstrategyPlanactivitiesPerformactivitiesDocumentresults,analyzeShareresults,evaluateChoosetechnology/applicationArrangeenvironmentExtend/modifyenvironmentShareenvironment/collaborateSearchGatherAggre-gateProductivityimprovementCustomi-zationCompo-nents,panels,tabs,widgetswidgetsGoals,needs,interests,motivation,problemsBlog,wiki
  17. 17. CONCLUSION• A model for PLE building is proposed• The modified Rogers’ model for competence development lifecycle in alearning network is used in order to be examined the main phases incompetence progress of each student• Social networks contribute to the processes by which learners meet andcommunicate, and pool, share, learn about and reuse their resources,knowledge and competencies• PLE building is found to be a core for PLN and PfLN deployment• The transition from PLE to PfLN is an important step that supportsstudents to become self-organized and life-long learners
  18. 18. REFERENCESTeigland, R. (2012). Knowledge networking.Available at:http://www.slideshare.net/bonkosi/savedfiles?s_title=leveraging-social-networks-for-results&user_login=eteigland(accessed on 15 March 2013)Dorman, J. (2009). Power up your professional learning network.Available at: http://www.slideshare.net/cliotech/power-up-your-professional-learning-network-presentation-899214(Accessed on 15 March 2013)Hart, J. (2009). Top 100 Tools for Learning Networks.Available at: http://www.slideshare.net/NeNNee/top-100-tools(Accessed on 15 March 2013)Weisgerber, C. (2010). Creating a Personal Learning Network.Available at: http://www.slideshare.net/corinnew/creating-a-personal-learning-network-5016387(Accessed on 15 March 2013)Ivanova, M. (2009). From Personal Learning Environment Building to Professional Learning NetworkFormingAvailable at: http://www.slideshare.net/malinkaiva/from-personal-learning-environment-building-to-professional-learning-network-forming(Accessed on 15 March 2013)

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