- 1.Nurturing LifelongLearning withPersonal LearningNetworksBuffy J. Hamilton | Ohio eTech Conference | February 2013Image source: Microsoft Office Clip Gallery
2. a personal learning network is an organic collection of resources to go to when you want to learn new ideas, strategies, and informationImage source: Microsoft Office Clip Gallery 3. personal learning networks help us continuallycompose and construct our own narratives oflearning in a collaborative wayCC image via http://goo.gl/6M6GR 4. It takes time and a level of humility to come toterms with the idea that knowledgeisconstructed from knowledge distributedacross networksthe ability to learn---how toparticipate and share knowledgecompetently in online spaces---hasbecome a necessity.Alison SeamanHuman Resource Development practitionerHybrid Pedagogy blogger 5. Workshops andconferences (F2F andvirtual)PLN Nodes Professional OrganizationsProfessional Publications (Print and Digital) Listservs/Email Groups 6. VirtualSocialSocial Networks Communication Bookmarking/Sharingand Online Learningand Curation ToolsFacebook SkypeDiigo, Delicious TwitterGoogle HangoutsEvernoteGoogle + Webinars StorifyGoodreads/ReadingMOOCsScoop.itNetworks 7. Twitter andTwitter Chats Photosharing Google Docs (Flickr, Pinterest)Video ChannelsBlogs Apps RSS feeds 8. social media and open networks amplify possibilities for learningImage via Microsoft Office Clip Gallery 9. CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/cmuffins/4880251983/sizes/l/ 10. If youre discovering that your personal learning network isexpanding wonderfully andunpredictably in an almost viny, plant-like manner, youre already engaged in what DaveCormier calls rhizomatic learninga process of learningthat mirrors the spreading ofrhizomes so there is no center,just a wonderfully ever-expanding network of learningconnections rooted in creation, collaboration, and the building of communities of learning. Paul Signorelli, #etmooc as an Exampleof ConnectedRhizomaticLearninghttp://bit.ly/14zVMAkImage via Microsoft Office Clip Gallery 11. As a story forlearning, it is messy, unstable anduncertainIn a sense, participatingin the community is the curriculum.Dave Cormier, Trying to Write Rhizomatic Learningin 300 Words, http://bit.ly/SeHseB 12. Who or what is in your personal learningnetwork (PLN)? 13. https://voicethread.com/share/819352/ 14. anytime, anywhere learningImage source: Microsoft Office Clip Gallery 15. build and customize your network andcontentImage source: Microsoft Office Clip Gallery 16. gain multiple perspectives from manydiverse voicesImage source: Microsoft Office Clip Gallery 17. share and discover ideas whilenetworking with othersImage source: Microsoft Office Clip Gallery 18. collective construction of knowledgeImage source: Microsoft Office Clip Gallery 19. ImmersionEvaluation Know It AllPerspective BalanceSource: Jeff Utecht, Stages of PLN Adoptionhttp://www.thethinkingstick.com/stages-of-pln-adoption/ 20. Explore: Its not just about knowing how to find experts, co-learners,Tipsbut about exploration as invitation to serendipitous encounter.Search Use tools to find pools of expertise in the fields that interestyou.Follow candidates through RSS, Twitter. Ask yourself over days, weeks,whether each candidate merits continued attention.Tune your network continually, dropping people who dont gainsufficiently high interest; adding new candidates.Feed the people you follow if you come across information that yoususpect would interest them.Engage the people you follow. Be polite, mindful of making demandson their attention. Put work into dialogue if they welcome it. Thankthem for sharing.Inquire of the people you follow, of the people who follow you.. Askengaging questions answers should be useful to othersRespond to inquiries made to you.Source: Chuck Frey, How to Cultivate a Personal Learning Network: Tips from Howard Rheingold, http://bit.ly/A2lzDp 21. foundationalparticipation participationframeworks:for forparticipatory engagementprofessional learningandgrowth networkedlearning 22. Educators StudentsImages via Microsoft Clip Gallery 23. part 1:foundationalframeworks:participatorylearning 24. relatively low barriers to artisticexpression and civic engagement 25. Co-teaching, co-learning; fluidity between roles of novices and experts 26. strong support for creating and sharing onescreations with others Photograph used with permission of Andy Plemmons 27. members feel some degree of socialconnection with one anotherCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/buildingunity/303497031/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/ 28. members believe that their contributionsmatterCC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/ari/502329223/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/ 29. communities formed around content andinformation literacy standardsCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidsilver/3846379066/sizes/l/in/photostream/ 30. communities formed around passions,interests, wonderings, needs, andcuriosityCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/-lucaslove/2480196861/sizes/l/in/photostream/ 31. Hear Dr. Weschs TED Talk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeaAHv4UTI8 CC image via http://bit.ly/r8oa8n 32. a participatory model of learning isscalable to any subject area or age group Image used under a CC license fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/grumbler/331346446/sizes/l/ 33. there is no one size fits all model ofparticipatory learningSource: Dale, Jenny, and Lynda Kellam. "The Incredible Embeddable Librarian."Library Media Connection 30.4 (2012): 30-31. Academic Search Complete.CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/dmcordell/6883642181/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/ 34. part 2:participationforengagementandnetworkedlearning 35. http://teachweb2.blogspot.com/2010/01/personal-learning-environments-student.html 36. Connected Learning PrinciplesSource: http://connectedlearning.tv/connected-learning-principles 37. Project New Media Literacies: The 5 Characteristics of Participatory Learning (CPLs)Source: http://playnml.wikispaces.com/PLAY!+Framework 38. meaningful playand experimentation Image used under a Creative Commons license fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/floater81/3679792730/sizes/l/ 39. integrated learning space that valuesconnections between home, school,community, and the world 40. teachers and students as co-teachers andco-learnersCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/alltoomuch/3389937799/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/Source: http://www.slideshare.net/buffyjhamilton/buffy-hamilton-response-to-paulo-freire 41. learning that feels relevantCC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/esami/5115533174/sizes/l/in/photostream/ 42. opportunities to create and solveproblemsCC image by http://www.flickr.com/photos/blackbutterfly/3082335820/sizes/l/in/photostream/ 43. createconversationsfor learningvia mobilelearning 44. conversations via networked learning withexperts around the world 45. collaborative learning and knowledge buildingwith cloud computing 46. network, attentionliteracy, andinformationdashboards 47. netvibes 48. netvibes 49. symbaloo 50. curation 51. curation 52. inquiry, engagement, and collectiveintelligence face to face 53. networked learning communities 54. networked learning communities 55. participate through blogging and video YouTube CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/23963573@N08/360 6295240/sizes/z/Wordpress CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/hansdorsch/2760619428/ 56. OnlineLibrariesCommunitiesAfter SchoolClubs Programs Other LearningSpaces with Adult and PeerMentors 57. ConnectedLearningInterestsPeerAcademic CultureSource: http://dmlhub.net/sites/default/files/ConnectedLearning_report.pdfIto, Mizuko, Kris Gutirrez, Sonia Livingstone, Bill Penuel, Jean Rhodes, Katie Salen, Juliet Schor, Julian Sefton-Green, S. Craig Watkins. 2013. Connected Learning: An Agenda forResearch and Design. Irvine, CA: Digital Media and Learning Research Hub. 58. part 3:participationforprofessionalgrowth 59. energize your mind and spirit by plugging intothe wisdom of the crowd and growing yourpersonal learning network Image used under a CC license http://www.flickr.com/photos/sookie/101363593/sizes/l/in/faves-10557450@N04/ 60. CC image viahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/drh/2578799446/sizes/l/in/photostream/ 61. CC image via CC image ivahttp://www.flickr.com/photos/cristina29/3878346622/in/faves-10557450@N04/ 62. willingness togrow andevolve CC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/anandham/4499539060/sizes/z/ 63. curious andinquisitiveCC image fromhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/acorna/2933985763/sizes/l/ 64. expand your universecc licensed photo by http://www.flickr.com/photos/skiwalker79/3855880846/sizes/l/in/photostream/ 65. a sense of playcc licensed photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/larimdame/3630728238/sizes/l/in/set-72157619795765502/ 66. babysteps areOK 67. social learningCC image via http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/1384952210/sizes/o/in/faves-10557450@N04/ 68. lifelong learner=synergyImage used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/mymollypop/2646559132/sizes/l/ 69. forge your own pathfor learning Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/suburbanbloke/723665503/sizes/o / 70. 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