We're better together!

The power of online networks

A free online webinar about creating and using PLNs

Are you curious about Personal Learning Networks (PLNs)? Do you want to learn how to use Facebook and Twitter to connect, collaborate, and share with teachers around the world? Are you a little nervous about being online, or unsure about where to start? Then, this is the webinar for you!


Pusat Pengembangan Bahasa (PPB) UHAMKA in partnership with International Teacher Development Institute (iTDi) supported by VIE Foundation and International English TEFL TESOL Institute proudly present a very special webinar for teachers in Indonesia and around the world. We'll talk about how and why teachers connect online, and look at some of the amazing things they've accomplished using their PLNs.


We're better together: The power of online networks

Friday, Nov. 9th 2012 at 2-4pm

Online at iTDi Adobe Connect Pro

This event will be at 2-4 pm, WIB. that's 4-6 pm for Japan and Korea, and 7-9 am GMT. You can check the time for you, here.


You can access the room here: http://itdi.adobeconnect.com/pln/


Doors to the iTDi Adobe Connect Pro room will open 30 minutes before the webinar begins. If you have trouble accessing the room, don't worry--there will be a recording.

We're better together: The power of online networks

Some of the topics covered in this two hour webinar include:

  • What is a PLN and why is it important in ELT?
  • Success stories of PLNs worldwide
  • Using your PLN for ongoing professional development
  • Using you PLN to connect to global teachers community
  • How to start your own PLN


We will also have plenty of time to answer all of your questions about beginning a PLN.


Pre-Webinar Homework

Before we meet on Friday, please:


1. Read Barb's blog post about PLNs: What is a PLN, anyway?

http://www.teachingvillage.org/2012/01/03/what-is-a-pln-anyway/


2. Join Facebook, and become friends with Chuck and Barb.

Chuck: http://www.facebook.com/ChuckSandy

Barb: http://www.facebook.com/barbsaka


3. Join Twitter and follow Chuck and Barb.

Chuck: https://twitter.com/chucksandy

Barb: http://twitter.com/barbsaka


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