Designing a Personal Learning Network


Lutheran Chaplains Conference 2011












1. Create a professional online profile (keep your personal ones separate)

Consider
  • Username/password (keep this consistent)
  • Key details to include
  • Inter connectedness of your profiles

2. Some tools to achieve this

TWITTER

http://twitter.com/
http://twitter4teachers.pbworks.com/w/page/22554502/Bible-and-Religion-Teachers
  • DIIGO
Twitter bookmarked sites

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Use of clients to manage e.g. Tweetdecks, Hootsuite, Echofon...


LINKED IN

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STARTING A CONVERSATION



My public profile on LINKED IN
Julia Boulton



EXPLORE
Search for the "Christian Educators" group


WIKIS & BLOGS

VIEW
Wikis in plain English - CommonCraft

Examples
jssalc - home

http://www.schcounselor.com/

http://www.christianblog.com/

EXPLORE
Christian Blogs


RSS FEEDS

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1. Make your feeds come to you Ieg. Google Reader, Feedler)
2. Be selective with your feeds



Source
Jessica Cam Wong
Jessica is interested in anything that enhances personal productivity and that is open-source. Find her on Twitter (@jecw) or email her at jessicacw at makeuseof dot com.
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/manage-unread-rss-feeds-tips

Add a feed
http://poetry.careerncreativity.info/religious-education-poems.php





SOCIAL BOOKMARKING

Diigo

JSSALC Profile

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Diigo V4: Research ~ annotate, archive, organize from diigobuzz on Vimeo.



JOIN


EXPLORE
Group search using key word "BIBLE"


OTHER

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ADDITIONAL READING


Additional Reading
Stages of PLN Adoption (http://www.thethinkingstick.com/stages-of-pln-adoption) by Jeff Utecht

Ten Tips for Growing Your Learning Network (http://edtechpower.blogspot.com/2008/10/ten-tips-for-growing-your-learning.html by Liz Davis

What the Heck is a PLN? (http://bethstill.edublogs.org/2009/06/09/what-the-heck-is-a-pln/) by Beth Stilome Things I Learned About Building Effective Social Networks (http://www.stevehargadon.com/2009/01/some-things-ive-learned-about-building.html) by Steve Hargadon

The Future Of Online Learning and Personal Learning Networks by Stephen Downes
http://www.slideshare.net/Downes/the-future-of-online-learning-and-personal-learning-environments