Networked TeacherThe Couros diagram of the networked teacherillustrates the many ways that teachersinteract with students, colleagues, peers andother resources, both human and digitalacross the Internet. In each case, theseinteractions are software and network-enabled.
Software ApplicationsWhat is important is for networked teachersto assemble a personal learning toolkit ofsoftware applications that will allow them tocommunicate with peers, assemble andmanage digital resources, publish and sharedigital resources with others.
With these tools youll be able to explore theInternet, keep notes and capture ideas fromweb sites you visit.
Ways to build a Personal Learning Toolkit• seek advice from others who may have more knowledge• explore free or open source tools http://blog.iwayvietnam.com/tuanta/2011/01/27/open-source-status-report-reveals-good-health-and- profits/
video and animation programshttp://www.blender.org/ http://kinodv.org/
An Open Educational Resource (OER) projecthttp://wikieducator.org/User:Kalpanagu http://wikieducator.org/User:Rashkpte#Guide_for_newly_enrolled_Distanc ath#My_Projects_on_Wikieducatore_Learners
Exploring OER projects and their goals• The purpose and objectives of the project• The target groups or audiences for the project• The kinds of OERs the project provides• The technology requirements for using the OERs• The value the OER project provides
Establishing an OER strategy• Instructor-focused OER strategy• Student-focused OER strategy• Personal OER strategy
Reviewing existing OER projects and their resources• Scope of existing educational resources• Quality of existing materials• The manner in which OERs are made available on the web• Forms and formats of existing resources, including their CC licenses• Potential for reuse and remixing existing resources in your context