Presentation on theme: "Start You Up! The Personal Learning Experience for Library Staff and other Busy Professionals By Marianne Lenox Huntsville Madison County Public Library."— Presentation transcript:
Start You Up! The Personal Learning Experience for Library Staff and other Busy Professionals By Marianne Lenox Huntsville Madison County Public Library Staff Training and Development Coordinator December, 2007 Class blog found at http://mlxperience.blogspot.comhttp://mlxperience.blogspot.com
What is a Personal Learning Experience? An Interactive webpage that uses the principles of the Personal Learning Environment, but it is so uniquely your own that it compels you to return, discover and explore.
Steven Downes’ Three Principles of the Personal Learning Environment Interaction –Pull Communication –Motivation from sharing Usability –Self-centered ownership –Consistency –Simplicity Relevance –Aggregated Topic Searching –Filtering
Why Should I Try Creating a Personal Learning Environment? Attitude of lifelong- learning Manage your informal learning Provide physical evidence of your self- taught skills
How much time do I need for a Personal Learning Environment? Set up in as little as a few hours Brief, frequent visits –Constantly refining Review weekly
What tools do I use to create Personal Learning Environment? Ajax Start Page –Research Tools Aggregated Search Sites Social Bookmarking Sites Social Networking Sites