Create an infographic representing your current PLN. Search for templates on infographics on the World Wide Web that will help you create your PLN. Include the following in your infographic:
A minimum of two scholars and/or thought leaders
A minimum of two practitioners
One social media community
Two professional organizations where you can connect with other members of your profession
Two professional conferences where you can connect with other members of your profession
Two authors you like to follow
Throughout this course you will be asked to revisit and add to your PLN as you continue to grow and network with leaders in the field of educational technology.
Part B: Reflection on PLN
In one paragraph each:
(#1) Identify the scholars, thought leaders, practitioners, social media communities, organizations, publications, and/or conferences that are most attractive to you. Share why they are important to you. In Module 2, you will explain how you expanded your PLN to include some of these resources.
(#2) Identify which organizations, publications, conferences, and social media communities are recognized as reputable sources within the field. Include each groupâ€™s or publicationâ€™s focus and/or strength.
(#3) Based on your reading of Chapters 1 and 10 in the Definitions book, and after watching the two videos in this moduleâ€™s Learning Resources, discuss your view on the title of your field as it relates to educational technology. Explain whether you believe educational technology is the best title or whether you prefer one of the others.