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  1. 1. Personally learning network Fortunate Ndlovu Initials: N.F NDLOVU 201111353
  2. 2. Personal learning network  PLN is an informal learning that consist of the people a learner interact or collaborate with and derives knowledge from personal learning environment.  In PLN, A person makes a connection with another person with specific intent that some type of learning occurs because of that connection/
  3. 3. Using Social Media to develop your own Personal Learning Network
  4. 4. Ways to build PLN  Need to actively make ties – its not enough to just follow and read, an individual need to read, reply to the question and start the conversation to connect and share their perspective with others.  Join twitter, educators can chat to connect and collaborate and chat with twitter to share your thought, documents and presentation
  5. 5. What is Social Media Social software, software that supports group communications Shirky C, 2003 Technologies that enable communication, collaboration, participation and sharing. Hughes A, 2009 for JISC
  6. 6. Social Media: An Ecology An ecology, habitat, or studio is simply the space for fostering connections. Networks occur within something. They are influenced by the environment and context of an organization, school, or classroom. Certain ecologies are more conducive to forming connections. ... Connection barriers are aspects of an ecology. ... The nature of the ecology influences the ease, type, and health of networks created (Siemans 2007)
  7. 7. Fitting the right pieces together is personal to you
  8. 8. Personal learning network  Learners get the chance to interact and collaborate and derives knowledge from the personal learning environment.  Connect with FACEBOOK AND TWITTER, and this are one of the most powerful tools for growing, sharing and maintaining a personal network
  9. 9. Sir Ken Robinson (2010) RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms
  10. 10. Use a PLN for asking and answering questions
  11. 11. Use a PLN to collaborate on projects
  12. 12. Use a PLN to get feedback on your own work or seek inspiration from others
  13. 13. A PLN may include specific tools to help you get organised
  14. 14. A PLN may include following blogs and websites
  15. 15. A PLN may also include a private space to reflect
  16. 16. Remember it’s a dialogue http://www.flickr.com/photos/khalidalbaih/565 3817859
  17. 17. Personal Learning Environments Graham Attwell
  18. 18. We Teach Our Children By Using Tools ©Edupic colouring books
  19. 19. Connectivism Underpinnings People learn through their connections to other people, places and ideas. ©Edupic colouring books
  20. 20. Too many choices
  21. 21. Quotes form twitter  @redstarvip: Give away everything you know, and more will come back to you  @peasandqs PLNs end the isolation felt in small school divisions. I am part of a greater "whole".
  22. 22. So how does a network help me?
  23. 23. New Tools
  24. 24. http://wordle.net/
  25. 25. How do I start  Sign up with twitter Facebook and all other social network and that to connect and cooperate with other people and share, derive and grow your knowledge
  26. 26. Other Tools for PLN
  27. 27. Personal Learning Environments - a concept based on Web 2 .0 and social software
  28. 28. The reform and reshaping of social systems and institutions has tended to lag behind in periods of rapid technological change
  29. 29. but the changing ways in which people are using technologies to communicate and to learn and the accompanying social effect of such use
  30. 30. Web logs
  31. 31. The reaction of education systems and institutions to the rise of social networking has been at best bewilderment, at worst downright hostility
  32. 32. We have to review the industrial schooling model including the organization of institutions and pedagogy and curriculum
  33. 33. It is not just young people who use social software for learning
  34. 34. Social software is widely used in the workplace for informal learning
  35. 35. Google is the most used e-learning application
  36. 36. most learning is unaccredited
  37. 37. PLEs are not another substantiation of educational technology but a new approach to learning
  38. 38. A response to pedagogic approaches which require that learner’s e-learning systems need to be under the control of the learners themselves.
  39. 39. and recognise the needs of life-long learners for a system that provides a standard interface to different institutions’ e-learning systems, and that allows portfolio information to be maintained across institutions.
  40. 40. PLE are based on the idea that learning will take place in different contexts and situations and will not be provided by a single learning provider
  41. 41. the idea of a Personal Learning Environment recognises that learning is continuing and seeks to provide tools to support that learning
  42. 42. Using whatever tools and devices which the learners
  43. 43. PLEs can help in the recognition of informal learning. PLEs can develop on the potential of services oriented architectures for dispersed and networked forms of learning and knowledge development.
  44. 44. The promise of Personal Learning Environments could be to extend access to educational technology to everyone who wishes to organise their own learning.
  45. 45. A system that helps learners take control of and manage their own learning. This includes providing support for learners to Personal Learning Environment Source: Wikipedia set their own learning goals manage their learning communicat e with others ccSteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  46. 46. Personal Web Tools n = 56 Teachers Microblogging 46 Twitter, Plurk, Tumblr Blogging 26 Wordpress, Blogger Collaborative writing 12 Wikispaces, Etherpad, Google Docs, PB Task Management tool 10 RTM, Ubiquity, Evernote Search engine 13 Google, Yahoo Social network 12 Facebook, LinkedIn, Ning Social tagging/bookmark 24 Delicious, Diigo, Xmarks, Stumbleupon Social presence 14 Skype, Adobe Connect Image/Video sharing 12 Flickr, Picassa, YouTube E-mail 16 Gmail, other e-mail web services E-Portfolio 2 Mahara Other organisational tool 3 Dropbox, Coda, Zotero Aggregators (incl. RSS) 7 Feedly, Friendfeed, Netvibes, iGoogle SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  47. 47. External Services Web 2.0 Self organised Institutionally managed Adapted from David Delgado, 2007 E-Portfolio Aggregato r Social Network Personal Learning Environment Model Blog LMS Personal Learning Environment SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010
  48. 48. Functions of a Personal Learning Environment PLE Find contentFind people Create content Organise content Communicate Discuss Collaborate Connect Share content Compete Reuse content SteveWheeler,UniversityofPlymouth,2010 LEARNING
  49. 49. references attwell, g. (2007). personal learning environment learning environment. university of south Danmark. Beckinghamis…& walker, L (2006) using social media to develop your own personal learning network: university of Dundee BOONCASLE ,d (2009) creating personal learning network. Regina: university of serkatchewan hopkins, d. (2009). learning personal environment. uk: university of bournemou. wheeler, s. (2010). future of learning. UK: University of plymount. Also available on http://www.freefoto.com and http://steve-blogspot.com

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