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CT: Personal Learning Networks by Mind Map: CT: Personal Learning
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CT: Personal Learning Networks

Definitions

Personal learning

reading

learning

web sites

tutorials

Lynda.com

books

Great Courses

online video

self-learning

PL Networks

"that set of people you'd call when you have a question"

oversized"mentor net"

instead of phoning, now I set up a shared connection and he fixes my computer

screen sharing

PLN

Wikipedia:, Personal learning environment, virtual learning environment, social medium, EQUAL your own PLN

Fischbowl, "what's new is the reach"

Motivators

one-person shop

only person with your job in your building or area

opportunities

NASA Astronauts tweet

Q&A session from the space station

citizen science

lack of professional colleagues in your immediate environment

repackaging

connecting with the real expert

or notables

problem solving

"because I don't want to sink"

reputation, protects you in your position

"more people that know your good work"

online resume

"some people learn best via conversation"

Ideas

Sharing

facilitating communication

mobile web

QR codes

SCVNGR

ARIS

Techniques

community building activities

virtual picnic

"do you know who this is?"

virtual townhalls

RSS steams

hashtags

#thatdarnlist

#hcsm

combine with real life

meetups

French conversation group

a2b3

How To

Creating an Online Personal Learning Network

PLN: Your Personal Learning Network Made Easy

Warlick's CoLearners: The Art & Technique of Personal Learning Networks

8 Ways To Build Your Personal Learning Network With Twitter, Google Plus, And More

PLENK (Personal Learning Environments Networks & Knnowledge)

Resources

Formal

Professional associations

email listservs

blogs

Informal

conversations

being where other people are

niche networks

Ning, Educator's PLN

Spruz

Groups

Grouply

SocialGO

Wetpaint

More, Robin Good's Ning Alternatives Guide, 9 Free Ning Alternatives And Some Open Source Solutions

social media

Facebook

Delicious

Twitter

Identi.ca

Plurk

Google+

Youtube

virtual worlds, Second Life, World of Warcraft, OpenQwaq / Teleplace, OpenSim, more

Challenges

Questions

How do you know you have a quality PLN?

Balance

time management

priority setting

efficiency

choices

Issues

trolls, griefers, spammers

expert or just a loudmouth?