I have been following different social media trying to determine what works for the learning environment and to build your personal learning network. Actually - each of the different types of social media work, but they have specific purposes.
Facebook works for personal and professional purposes depending on how you connect with others and what you post.
% of participation
Family and Close Friends
Connect and catch up with only people you know Share life and travel experiences
Post pictures Comment Participate in programs like Farmville Poke
can happen anywhere at anytime from anyone and anything. Your
connections and any information you use are learning experiences that
can help you grow personally and professionally.
Personal Learning Network (PLN)
is nothing new about PLNs. They are the people and information sources
that help you meet your learning goals. Building your PLN means that
you not only seek to learn from others but you also help others in the
network learn. Anyone can make a contribution. Your
PLN can be your most powerful learning tool ... more...