grow your librarianship:  cultivating the personal learning networkpresented by buffy hamilton || january 2010 || north st...
apersonal learning network is a collection of resources to go to when you want to learn new ideas, strategies, and informa...
personal learning networks:  traditional tools for learning<br />f2f staff development workshops<br />graduate school cour...
personal learning networks:  contemporary tools<br />podcasts<br />rss feeds<br />rssfeed aggregators (iGoogle)<br />twitt...
how has a pln helped me grow as a librarian?<br />
anytime, anywhere learning<br />
build and customize your network and content<br />
gain multiple perspectives from many diverse voices<br />
share and discover ideas while networking with others<br />
stay on the cutting edge of future trends for today’s libraries<br />
collective construction of knowledge<br />
stages of pln adoption<br />stage 1 immersion:<br />immerse yourself into networks. <br />create any and all networks you ...
stages of pln adoption<br />stage 2 evaluation:<br />evaluate your networks and start to focus in on which networks you re...
stages of pln adoption<br />stage 3 “know it all”:<br />find that you are spending many hours trying to learn everything y...
stages of pln adoption<br />stage 4 perspective:<br />start to put your life into perspective <br />usually comes when you...
stages of pln adoption<br />stage 5 balance:<br />try and find that balance between learning and living<br />understanding...
plug into your pln with an information portal like iGoogle<br />
feed your pln portal with rss and widgets/gadgets <br />
grow and blossom through your pln<br />
participate<br />cc licensed flickr photo by domesticat: http://flickr.com/photos/domesticat/2538309841/<br />
nurture creativity and playful learning experiences<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/larimdame/363...
cultivate conversations<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandoncripps/3156373103/sizes/o/<br />
cc licensed photo by The Shifted Librarian: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shifted/3360687295/<br />
works cited<br />Utecht, Jeff. “Stages of PLN Adoption.” Weblog post.  The Thinking Stick. 3 Apr. 2008.  13 Oct. 2008 &lt;...
presentation resources<br />http://www.theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/pln<br />http://delicious.com/theunquietlibrary/fig...
contact information<br />buffy.hamilton@gmail.com<br />http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com<br />http://theunquietlibr...
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Part of a workshop, "Real Learning for the Real World: Engaged Students and Teacher Librarians" January 2010, North Star Library Consortium (http://nslc.pbworks.com/) and http://www.theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/pln.

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Grow Your Librarianship: Cultivating the Personal Learning Network

  1. 1. grow your librarianship: cultivating the personal learning networkpresented by buffy hamilton || january 2010 || north star library consortium<br />
  2. 2. apersonal learning network is a collection of resources to go to when you want to learn new ideas, strategies, and information<br />
  3. 3. personal learning networks: traditional tools for learning<br />f2f staff development workshops<br />graduate school courses<br />books<br />journals<br />list servs<br />face to face conferences<br />usually involves spending money on fees/purchases/tuition.<br />
  4. 4. personal learning networks: contemporary tools<br />podcasts<br />rss feeds<br />rssfeed aggregators (iGoogle)<br />twitter<br />social bookmarking<br />social networks<br />wikis <br />blogs<br />flickr<br />ning<br />video/web streaming<br />free<br />
  5. 5. how has a pln helped me grow as a librarian?<br />
  6. 6. anytime, anywhere learning<br />
  7. 7. build and customize your network and content<br />
  8. 8. gain multiple perspectives from many diverse voices<br />
  9. 9. share and discover ideas while networking with others<br />
  10. 10. stay on the cutting edge of future trends for today’s libraries<br />
  11. 11. collective construction of knowledge<br />
  12. 12. stages of pln adoption<br />stage 1 immersion:<br />immerse yourself into networks. <br />create any and all networks you can find where there are people and ideas to connect to. <br />collaboration and connections take off<br />courtesy of jeffutecht<br />
  13. 13. stages of pln adoption<br />stage 2 evaluation:<br />evaluate your networks and start to focus in on which networks you really want to focus your time on<br />you begin feeling a sense of urgency and try to figure out a way to “know it all”<br />courtesy of jeffutecht<br />
  14. 14. stages of pln adoption<br />stage 3 “know it all”:<br />find that you are spending many hours trying to learn everything you can<br />realize there is much you do not know and feel like you can’t disconnect<br />this usually comes with spending every waking minutes trying to be connected to the point that you give up sleep and contact with others around you to be connected to your networks of knowledge<br />courtesy of jeffutecht<br />
  15. 15. stages of pln adoption<br />stage 4 perspective:<br />start to put your life into perspective <br />usually comes when you are forced to leave the network for awhile and spend time with family and friends who are not connected<br />courtesy of jeffutecht<br />
  16. 16. stages of pln adoption<br />stage 5 balance:<br />try and find that balance between learning and living<br />understanding that you can not know it all, and begin to understand that you can rely on your network to learn and store knowledge for you <br />a sense of calm begins as you understand that you can learn when you need to learn and you do not need to know it all right now<br />courtesy of jeffutecht<br />
  17. 17. plug into your pln with an information portal like iGoogle<br />
  18. 18. feed your pln portal with rss and widgets/gadgets <br />
  19. 19. grow and blossom through your pln<br />
  20. 20. participate<br />cc licensed flickr photo by domesticat: http://flickr.com/photos/domesticat/2538309841/<br />
  21. 21. nurture creativity and playful learning experiences<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/larimdame/3630728238/sizes/l/in/set-72157619795765502/<br />
  22. 22. cultivate conversations<br />cc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandoncripps/3156373103/sizes/o/<br />
  23. 23. cc licensed photo by The Shifted Librarian: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shifted/3360687295/<br />
  24. 24. works cited<br />Utecht, Jeff. “Stages of PLN Adoption.” Weblog post. The Thinking Stick. 3 Apr. 2008. 13 Oct. 2008 &lt;http://www.thethinkingstick.com/‌?p=652&gt;.<br />
  25. 25. presentation resources<br />http://www.theunquietlibrary.libguides.com/pln<br />http://delicious.com/theunquietlibrary/fight-the-filter<br />
  26. 26. contact information<br />buffy.hamilton@gmail.com<br />http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com<br />http://theunquietlibrarian.wikispaces.com<br />

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