Personal Learning Networks

1,789 views

Published on

Overview of PLN's and their role in 21st century professional development.

Published in: Education
4 Comments
14 Likes
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,789
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
156
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
228
Comments
4
Likes
14
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Personal Learning Networks

  1. 1. Professional Learning Networks
  2. 2. Where do your teachers learn?
  3. 3. Professional Development??? Working with colleagues??? Scholarly journals???
  4. 6. Connectivism (Siemens) • Knowledge exists in the multiple connections we make • Weak connections vs. strong connections
  5. 7. RSS
  6. 9. RSS • Real Simple Syndication • Rich Site Summary
  7. 11. Push Vs. Pull
  8. 12. 1) Set up an account 2) Click on the “subscribe” icon 3) Click to “subscribe now” 4) Read your subscriptions
  9. 13. What can Orange do for you?
  10. 14. You
  11. 15. RSS in 21st Century Teaching and Learning
  12. 16. From David Parry, University of Albany “ The speed of reading in the age of the digital has changed, and we need to help students navigate this.
  13. 17. <ul><li>Reading on the internet requires two separate skills: </li></ul><ul><li>The quick analysis to find what is worth reading </li></ul><ul><li>A switch to slow analysis to carefully consider what has been found. </li></ul>
  14. 18. “ What RSS does is allow students to make this distinction, to receive content as &quot;bits&quot; easy to scan, and then to select what they want to read.”
  15. 23. “ writing for the web is a matter of continuous conversation rather than static paper design.”

×