Moodle/elearning expert: Personal Learning Network for Educators

Updated: 9:59am, 14 Nov, 2022
24 March 2011 (Thu)
Room 101, 1/F., Runme Shaw Building, The University of Hong Kong
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Being an
educator in the 21st century comes with its own challenges:

• technology
that is constantly changing (Moodle, iPhones, iPads),

• information
that lives online and is growing at an exponential rate,

• and new
pedagogies that accompany these developments (connectivism, networked

Building a
personal learning network can be the most sane thing you do as a 21st century
educator, whether you’re a teacher, librarian, manager or education
technologist. With the use of video
excerpts, we examine the building blocks of a typical educator’s PLN. Which tools do they use? How does a PLN
work? Why is this effective for their personal learning? How does it affect
their practice?

About the speaker(s):

Seitzinger is an education technologist who has worked on online learning
projects since 1999. After completing a Bachelors Degree in Celtic Studies, one
of her first jobs was in e-learning and she&rsquo;s had a passion for education
technology ever since. With a Master of Education Technology from USQ, her
special interests are Moodle, personal learning networks &amp; networked
learning, instructional design and staff development for e-learning. She&rsquo;s best
known in the Moodle Community for developing the Moodle Tool Guide for
Teachers. She&rsquo;s spoken about personal learning networks for teachers at the
inaugural PLE Conference in Barcelona and at the Converge10 conference in
<p><span>Joyce is
Dutch but moved to New Zealand to work as e-learning advisor in tertiary
education, currently at the Eastern Institute of Technology in the Hawke&rsquo;s Bay.</span></p>

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