Personal Learning Networks and Social Media

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Social media has changed how we connect and learn. Never before have we been able to connect with a well-known author, researcher or industry leader the way we can now with tools like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. Learn how to find and connect with amazing people from across the globe and grow your personal learning network

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Personal Learning Networks and Social Media

  1. 1. Social Media & Personal Learning Networks
  2. 2. Connect to ideas and knowledge
  3. 3. Connect to peopleImage from bobby-james via Flickr
  4. 4. Personal Learning Networks 1.0Image from mikecogh via Flickr
  5. 5. Technology changes communication
  6. 6. http://bit.ly/tP1Zjn
  7. 7. Facebook Registered Usershttp://on.mash.to/A2EqB1
  8. 8. http://tcrn.ch/w7Xj4m
  9. 9. LinkedIn Registered Users 160,000,000 140,000,000 120,000,000 100,000,000 80,000,000 Users 60,000,000 40,000,000 20,000,000 0 Oct 2009 May 2010 Mar 2011 Feb 2012Data from http://vincos.it/the-state-of-linkedin/
  10. 10. Personal Learning Networks 2.0Image from FredCavazza.net
  11. 11. Confused about all the social networks?Image from Tina Vega via Flickr
  12. 12. Are you exhausted just thinking about it?Image from Pragmagraphrvia Flickr
  13. 13. Personal learning networks are unique
  14. 14. Access global expertiseImage from WebWizzard via Flickr
  15. 15. Image from Scuddr via Flickr
  16. 16. Access global expertiseScott Stratten Jeremiah Owyang Mari Smith
  17. 17. Imagine the possibilitiesImage from MyEye85 via Flickr
  18. 18. Ask and answer questionsImage from Silicon Prairie News via Flickr
  19. 19. Ask and answer questions
  20. 20. Ask and answer questions
  21. 21. Ask and answer questions
  22. 22. Access Relevant Information
  23. 23. Access relevant information
  24. 24. How do I get started?
  25. 25. What are your interests?Image from Ron Houtman via Flickr
  26. 26. Search out your interests
  27. 27. Search out your interests
  28. 28. Image from Will Lion via Flickr
  29. 29. Your PLN requires cultivatingImage from j&tplaman via Flickr
  30. 30. The importance of digital citizenshipImage from http://spicylearning.wordpress.com/2010/11/07/think-before-you-post-online/
  31. 31. The importance of digital citizenship Validate your information Balloon boy become a Twitter sensation – and it was fake.
  32. 32. The importance of digital citizenship
  33. 33. Resources to help you• https://support.twitter.com/groups/31-twitter-basics• http://learn.linkedin.com• http://googlereader.blogspot.ca/2009/01/google-reader-for-beginners.html• http://help.hootsuite.com/entries/210935-hootsuite-quick-start-guide• http://www.mikemccready.ca/blog

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