Thursday, December 10, 2009

RWLD for Consumers

We consume something every day, it just depends on what it is. Consider how you consume things on a daily basis through the web and throughout everyday life.

Learn about Connectivism through this slide show.

Who do you want to be apart of your Personal Learning Network?

Here is a PLN made easy as 1, 2, easy as Pi...

Think about how you consume, do you also produce?

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Due 12/10 - Personal Learning Networks Part 1

"Building a personal learning network [...] requires that you not only seek to learn from others, but also that you also help others in the network learn. Even when you are a novice in a field of learning, you can still make contributions." (Tobin, D. 1998. Building Your Personal Learning Network)
This week we will be examining how to become producers of information not just consumers. We will explore several different methods of publishing information as well as some of the legal considerations when using pictures, videos, etc.

Moving from Consumer to Producer of Information - a blog post from Jeff Utecht and how to make the shift from a consumer to producer of information using social media

Ten Habits of Bloggers that Win - a blog post from Vicki Davis with 10 best practices for blog posts.

The Twitter Song - a YouTube music video with about Twitter and that states, "You're No One If You're Not On Twitter"...

PageFlakes Video - short tutorial video on how Pageflakes can be used to create a Personal Learning Network

Wikis in Plain English- a Common Craft video about wikis

Creative Commons Licenses - a description of the six main licenses covered under the Creative Commons

Also, post your response to the opening quote as a comment to this post.

Photo from iStockphoto.