Experiencing My PLN

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Experiencing My PLN by Mind Map: Experiencing My PLN

1. Ways I Mine Content

1.1. Where I gather and consume information

2. "Regardless, at the heart of every PLN is it's members" (Warlick, ISTE,March/April2009). My hope is this will help me 'get to know' my fellow PLN members and engage in a more rich iterative reflection process about the content, research and subject.

3. My PLN is primarily research based. I would like to add the above tools to expand my use of a PLN such as, reflection, writing, communication and exploring the weaknesses (my narrow worldview) in the subject content of my PLN.

3.1. Expand PLN for writing

3.1.1. To expand my subject content exploration and world view.

4. Exercise: follow 5 Ways to Begin Building Your Personal Learning Network 1.05 Ways to Begin Building Your Personal Learning Network 1.0 suggested by The Innovative Blogger blog, 10/12/2008

5. My PLN Network Tool Needs (Weaknesses):

5.1. An RSS Feed (I have not successfully used this tool for content mining)

5.1.1. An RSS Aggregator: from new bogging site?

5.1.1.1. A Personal Blog Space to send PLN members to for more information: a place that aggregates my tools and information in 1 place outside of my Facebook Platform

5.1.1.1.1. Develop a richer communication via

5.1.1.1.2. Responding to Professional Tweets, Blogs

5.1.1.1.3. Developing a blog site

5.1.1.1.4. Tweeting my blogs

5.1.2. 1)An RSS Feed Aggregator such as, Facebook,

5.1.3. 2) igoogle account and draw from google reader?

5.1.4. New node

5.2. New PLN active growth because of the creation of this PLN mind map, synphonic thinking.

5.2.1. Use of Google Blog Search Engine

5.2.2. Search for VoiceThread Blog to inform the capstone project

5.2.3. mindmeister, Mind Mapping Tool and visualization tool

5.2.4. TimeGlider Project Planning tool

5.2.5. Created a bit.ly account to nourish Twitter communcation

6. My Networking Tools cultivate my communication, professional strtegies, and unfolds synphonic thinking as it creates my 'big picture'. My Networking technologies and tools help me achieve my professional strategies. They can inter-relate, reveal connections, cultivate relationships and afford structures such as my professional research data base.

7. Semisynchronous Communication: 'nearly now', communication that does not have to happen in real time.

7.1. Twitter

7.1.1. Email

7.1.1.1. Delicious

7.1.1.1.1. Facebook

7.2. Twitter Networks

7.3. Facebook

7.3.1. Primary PLN Network connections

7.3.1.1. wall posts

7.3.1.1.1. Link to Twitter Feeds

7.3.1.1.2. Aggregates my content, research links

7.3.2. Personal Messages

7.3.2.1. Wall Posts

8. Snychronous: Real Time Communication I experience

8.1. Real Time communication

8.2. Texting

8.3. Skype

8.3.1. Video Chat

8.3.1.1. Im'ing

8.3.1.1.1. Audio Chat

8.4. Gmail Chat

8.5. Facebook Chat

8.6. Cell Phone Conversations

8.6.1. Conference Calls

8.7. Physical Conversation

8.8. Virtual World Conferences: avatars

8.9. Live Stream Video

8.10. The Wire

9. How my PLN inter-relates technologies, their affordances and forms of 21 first Century communication.

9.1. Communication: local, universal Professionals, colleagues, classmates, Professors all inform

9.1.1. Content

9.1.1.1. Research Needs

9.1.1.1.1. Other networks that cultivate my goals, interests and inspire.

9.2. Synchronous, semisynchronous, asynchronous and physical space

10. Ansynchronous Communication: Aggregator. Technology can generate and bring information to the PLN.

10.1. RSS Feeds

10.2. Journal Articles

10.3. Blog Articles

10.4. Blog Posts

10.5. Podcasts

10.6. Google searches

11. The models mutually inform, nurture one another. One provides a model of online communication theory and technology connections that inform my understanding of Educational Technology and constructs a communicative dialogue mental model. The other provides my real world practice of the theory content and my goals. The arrows reinforce how the nodes and models mutually inform my PLN and those experiences.

11.1. Virtual Conferences

11.1.1. PoP Tech

11.1.2. RPN

11.2. Webinars

11.3. Delicious Social Bookmarking community

11.4. Facebook

11.5. Twitter

11.6. Google

11.7. Blogs

11.8. YouTube

11.9. Teacher Tube

11.10. The Yard Learning Community

11.11. Email, Community Digests, Org updates, Colleague communication

12. Existing Relationships with Experts

12.1. DCE Educational Technology Course Professors, Instructors and Lecturers, and Staff

12.1.1. DCE Environmental Management Department

12.1.2. Church St. Computer Center

12.1.3. HSPH

12.1.4. Warren Prescott Elementary School

12.1.5. Quen.ch

12.1.6. Oceanic Society

12.1.7. Harvard Office for Sustainability

12.1.8. DCE Communications Office

12.2. Classmates

12.3. Professional Colleagues

12.4. Personal Friends

12.5. Mark Campbell Productions (Film Studio)

13. Known Experts: Academic, Professional, Multidisciplinary, Organizations connected Via Social Networking Technologies and Tools

13.1. Following 25 Colleagues, Environmental Management, Communications and Educational Technology on Twitter

13.2. Around 80 'Professional Friends' on Facebook

13.3. Andrew Revkin

13.4. Daniel Pink

13.5. Karl Fisch

13.6. PoP Tech Experts

13.6.1. Multidisciplinary Content and Experts favorite

13.7. Howard Rheingold

13.8. Berkman Center, Harvard

13.9. Learn Central

13.10. Planet Green

13.11. Earth Hour

13.12. LearnCentral Community Digest

14. Experts to know better

14.1. Henry Jenkins

14.2. Howard Reheingold

14.3. Peter Duffy

14.4. ISTES

15. Ways I can meet and learn and connect with my fields and inspiration

15.1. Virtual Conferences

15.1.1. Actively Participate in Live Stream Chats

15.1.1.1. Tweet about my interests, authentic projects, re-tweet

15.1.1.1.1. Comment on Expert, Community Tweets and Blogs

15.1.2. Webinars

15.1.2.1. Listen, mine information relevant to me

15.1.2.1.1. Add vetted information to my PLN (Twitter Feed, Facebook, Delicious Accounts), communicate via posts, re-Tweets, comments, questions using these tools.

15.2. Join Alumni groups on Facebook and Twitter. Actively participate in those communities.

15.3. Groups I belong to, Panels I sit on

15.3.1. Harvard Climate Colaborative

15.3.1.1. Harvard Energy & Environment Network

15.3.1.1.1. 'Meet Up' Groups

15.4. Organizations from Facebook, Twitter

15.5. Explore and learn new technologies

16. Ways I can Promote myself, work: Publish

16.1. Connect or Partner with other Organizations

16.2. Publish on Websites with stronger google aggregator

16.3. Attend Field Events, Panel discussions and discuss interests and projects

16.4. Maintain presecence with experts, colleagues

16.5. Nominate projects and self for events, conferences, competitions

16.6. Stay connected with current happenings

16.7. Continue to explore my interests, enjoy my work, projects, personal life

16.8. Meeting New Experts

16.8.1. Inform Alumni Publications

16.9. Measure my audience participation using bit.ly

16.9.1. Can gage my audiences interest in my Tweets.

16.9.1.1. I learn how to better develop my communication: Tweeting Strategy

16.9.1.1.1. Informs me about new audience building, connections I'd like to add to stay inspired and promote myself in my fields of interests.

16.10. Publish MindMeister Maps on Twitter to outline projects, inspire interest, response from my Twitter Community

17. Where I publish

17.1. WordPress

17.2. Twitter

17.3. Facebook

17.4. Delicious

17.5. The Yard

17.6. YouTube

17.7. Vimeo

17.8. VoiceThread

17.9. HES Teaching Assistant: Content I design and discuss

17.10. Presentations

17.10.1. MGH

17.10.1.1. Harvard Events I organize

17.10.1.1.1. TA Discussions

17.11. HES website, course video

18. Additional Ways I communicate

18.1. Cell Phone

18.2. Texting

18.3. Email

18.4. Conference Call Technologies

18.5. Skype

18.6. Instant Messaging

18.7. Face to Face Conversation

19. Alisyn's PLN Goals: Mine Content for Academic and Personal Interest Research, Expand online Communication, Promote Myself, stay in touch with world views and multidisciplinary connections, Inspiration