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Social networks to build knowledge, collegiality and community<br />Judith WayJudith Way<br />Kew High School<br />
What is a social network?<br />“A group of individuals with connections to other social worlds is likely to have access to...
Why social networking?<br />
Putting it together in a PLN<br />
What is a PLN?<br />
What can a PLN do for me?<br />
Why do I need a PLN?<br />“Developing a personal learning network has never been so important. Networking is a powerful wa...
Why do I need a PLN?<br />
Why do I need a PLN?<br />
Why do I need a PLN?<br />
How do I start a PLN?<br />You’ve already got one. <br />We just need to add to it.<br />SLAV and SLV run a formal program...
Developing your PLN<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Fallacies about Twitter<br />You have to follow Britney Spears, Shane Warne and Liz Hurley<br />People tweet what they ate...
Facts about Twitter<br />Personalise your learning<br />No two Twitter feeds will ever be the same as no two people are ex...
Twitter tips<br /><ul><li>You must fill out your profile asap – before you follow anyone
Add a picture or avatar asap
Add a background to your Twitter page
# catalogue your tweets (great for library people), so use these accordingly
Find people to follow by searching # </li></li></ul><li>Twitter tips<br />
Twitter tips<br /><ul><li>Useful # for school libraries include #austl #tlchat #vicpln #slav
You can use apps like Tweetdeck to help you organise your feed</li></li></ul><li>Twitter tips<br />
Start connecting today<br />
Start connecting today<br />
Start connecting today<br />
Start connecting today<br />
Tweetdeck<br />
Tweetdeck<br />
Tweetdeck<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
RSS feeds<br />
Where do I find RSS feeds?<br />
Where do I find RSS feeds?<br />
Where do I find RSS feeds?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
Which tools should I use?<br />
It’s all about community<br />
Building community<br />
A final word from Linda Amos<br />
How can I make it work for me?<br />Don’t be a slave to your PLN. Have some downtime<br />Change your mindset<br />What yo...
If it all gets too much!<br />
Any questions?<br />
Contact me<br />Twitter: @judithway<br />Blog: jway.global2.vic.edu.au<br />
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  1. 1. Social networks to build knowledge, collegiality and community<br />Judith WayJudith Way<br />Kew High School<br />
  2. 2. What is a social network?<br />“A group of individuals with connections to other social worlds is likely to have access to a wider range of information.”<br />Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_network<br />
  3. 3. Why social networking?<br />
  4. 4. Putting it together in a PLN<br />
  5. 5. What is a PLN?<br />
  6. 6. What can a PLN do for me?<br />
  7. 7. Why do I need a PLN?<br />“Developing a personal learning network has never been so important. Networking is a powerful way of having the best and most relevant resources come to you.” <br />Tania Sheko. Victorian teacher librarian and Google Certified Educator<br />
  8. 8. Why do I need a PLN?<br />
  9. 9. Why do I need a PLN?<br />
  10. 10. Why do I need a PLN?<br />
  11. 11. How do I start a PLN?<br />You’ve already got one. <br />We just need to add to it.<br />SLAV and SLV run a formal program in developing your PLN.<br />
  12. 12. Developing your PLN<br />
  13. 13. Which tools should I use?<br />
  14. 14. Which tools should I use?<br />
  15. 15. Which tools should I use?<br />
  16. 16. Which tools should I use?<br />
  17. 17. Fallacies about Twitter<br />You have to follow Britney Spears, Shane Warne and Liz Hurley<br />People tweet what they ate for breakfast (okay, some people do, but not many)<br />You have to read every tweet in your ‘inbox’<br />
  18. 18. Facts about Twitter<br />Personalise your learning<br />No two Twitter feeds will ever be the same as no two people are exactly the same<br />Follow and unfollow people according to your needs<br />More powerful if you tweet interesting links<br />Engaging in conversations is vital<br />
  19. 19. Twitter tips<br /><ul><li>You must fill out your profile asap – before you follow anyone
  20. 20. Add a picture or avatar asap
  21. 21. Add a background to your Twitter page
  22. 22. # catalogue your tweets (great for library people), so use these accordingly
  23. 23. Find people to follow by searching # </li></li></ul><li>Twitter tips<br />
  24. 24. Twitter tips<br /><ul><li>Useful # for school libraries include #austl #tlchat #vicpln #slav
  25. 25. You can use apps like Tweetdeck to help you organise your feed</li></li></ul><li>Twitter tips<br />
  26. 26. Start connecting today<br />
  27. 27. Start connecting today<br />
  28. 28. Start connecting today<br />
  29. 29. Start connecting today<br />
  30. 30. Tweetdeck<br />
  31. 31. Tweetdeck<br />
  32. 32. Tweetdeck<br />
  33. 33. Which tools should I use?<br />
  34. 34. Which tools should I use?<br />
  35. 35. Which tools should I use?<br />
  36. 36. Which tools should I use?<br />
  37. 37. Which tools should I use?<br />
  38. 38. RSS feeds<br />
  39. 39. Where do I find RSS feeds?<br />
  40. 40. Where do I find RSS feeds?<br />
  41. 41. Where do I find RSS feeds?<br />
  42. 42. Which tools should I use?<br />
  43. 43. Which tools should I use?<br />
  44. 44. Which tools should I use?<br />
  45. 45. Which tools should I use?<br />
  46. 46. Which tools should I use?<br />
  47. 47. Which tools should I use?<br />
  48. 48. Which tools should I use?<br />
  49. 49. It’s all about community<br />
  50. 50. Building community<br />
  51. 51. A final word from Linda Amos<br />
  52. 52. How can I make it work for me?<br />Don’t be a slave to your PLN. Have some downtime<br />Change your mindset<br />What you give = what you get<br />Relationships are vital<br />Try to enhance online relationships with f2f<br />Share, share, share!<br />Build your community<br />Choose what works for you and go for it<br />
  53. 53. If it all gets too much!<br />
  54. 54. Any questions?<br />
  55. 55. Contact me<br />Twitter: @judithway<br />Blog: jway.global2.vic.edu.au<br />
  56. 56. All images CC licenced or used with permission<br />Slides 1 & 6 by the author<br />Slide 3 with permission from the author<br />Slide 5 http://www.flickr.com/photos/catspyjamasnz/3118564555/<br />Slide 8http://www.flickr.com/photos/imuttoo/4180839802/<br />Slide 9http://www.flickr.com/photos/langwitches/5800890007/<br />Slide 10 http://www.flickr.com/photos/suewaters/2673475018/in/photostream/<br />
  57. 57. All images CC licenced or used with permission<br />Slide 13 http://bit.ly/rbcfa0<br />Slide 16 http://www.flickr.com/photos/svartling/3638204140/lightbox/<br />Slide 30http://www.flickr.com/photos/carlosluna/2856173673/lightbox/<br />
  58. 58. All images CC licenced or used with permission<br />Slide 34http://www.flickr.com/photos/extremenho/4297682865/<br />Slide 49 http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-2200500024<br />

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