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What Is Your Network Identity?

Watch some University of Southampton students talk about their approach to managing their network identity. Network Identity Having grown our network by making reliable new connections, we should think about …

Goodbye!

We hope that you have enjoyed your journey with us! Tell us what you think about the course Your feedback is very important to us. Please help us evaluate the …

It’s over to you!

This week is over to you and your Personal Learning Network. There are lots of links to tools, services, articles and information throughout this week. Some of you may be …

Reflect on your learning

As a learner, what actions will you take to develop your Personal Learning Network? As an educator, how will what you have learnt help to inform your online teaching practice? …

Task: how would you advise this student?

Scenario: while having coffee one morning, a classmate complained to her friend: “I can’t concentrate during lectures – they’re boring for me – so I just go on social media …

What you explored this week

This week has been all about you discovering some of the issues to keep in mind when learning in a networked way, exploring a range of resources and developing your …

Activating your network

Now that you have spent time growing and contributing to your learning network, it is ready for action. We all have our preferred ways of activating our learning network, so …

Data Literacy

The Web provides abundant possibilities to connect to information and people when trying to grow your learning network, and it is vital that we evaluate the reliability of them effectively. …

Media Literacy

It may sound obvious, but if we only have a small learning network, our opportunities for learning may be correspondingly smaller. Therefore, we have to proactively invest in growing our …

Information Literacy

We might also grow our network by making new connections to people, organisations, services and (non-media) information sources (on and offline). This means we should consider: How to find new …

Reflection

What have you found to be good, useful or interesting this week? What actions will you now take to learn more about these topics? What questions, if any, have arisen …

What is a Personal Learning Network (PLN)?

We all regularly interact with a network of our preferred people, digital devices, information sources and services, both online and offline. We use this network in different contexts, such as …

Connectivism

The final picture represents our last learning theory – called Connectivism, (although there is still some debate about whether this is an extension of Social Constructivism for the network age, …