Unit 2: Life Long Learning II
Student teachers use ICT to access outside experts and learning communities to support their activities and their own professional learning. (KD.6.b)
Lecture on PLN. Practical looks at tools and contacts. Self study focuses on MOOCs
Duration: Total of 5 notional hours –1 hour lecture, 3 hour computer practical session and 1 hour self-study (preferably at a computer).
Notes to Lecturer: Introduce participants to the concept of Personal Learning Networks and the various sources and experts that are available to them online to help them further their professional learning. The following introductory passage has been provided as a guide only. You may refer to the following resources for background reading:
- Creating a PLN: http://teacherchallenge.edublogs.org/challenges-2/creating-a-pln/
- Presentation: Creating a Personal Learning Network #PLN: http://www.dontwasteyourtime.co.uk/presentations/presentation-creating-a-personal-learning-network-pln/
- PLN: Your Personal Learning Network Made Easy: http://onceateacher.wordpress.com/2009/05/05/pln-your-personal-learning-network-made-easy/