Connected Learning and Implications for Libraries as Spaces and Mentors for Learning

“Connected learning is realized when a young person is able to pursue a personal interest or passion with the support of friends and caring adults, and is in turn able to link this learning and interest to academic achievement, career success, or civic engagement.”
from Connected Learning:  An Agenda for Research and Design

For the last month or so, I’ve been dwelling in Connected Learning:  An Agenda for Research and Design, a research synthesis report that outlines the research and findings of the Connected Learning Research Network, a group chaired by Dr. Mimi Ito.  In addition to the report, I’ve enjoyed the series of recent webinars centered around the report: Read more…

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Professional Emancipation 2013 | CAREEREALISM

Professional Emancipation 2013 | CAREEREALISM.

Evolution of the Employee

Infographic authored by CAREEREALISM Media, a Career Media Company. To view the original post, see the original Evolution of Employee infographic.

The Busy Person’s Guide To Social Media – Edudemic [Infographic]

Added by on 2013-02-24

This may very well be the best guide to social media I’ve ever seen. It’s an organized and genius take on how to best harness the various social networks without spending your entire day doing so. It’s by Ernie Smith, Editor of ShortFormBlog, one of the more entertaining takes on daily news and events. I’m a big fan of the blog and encourage you to check it out. They get social media and, lucky for everyone else, you can ‘get’ social media too! Even if you’re super busy!

This infographic / handout / sheet is filled with tips for all social networks. Not just focusing on particular services, I appreciate this guide’s refreshing look at how to properly use social media even when you’re super busy. Plus, Ernie gives a few examples of people effectively leveraging social networks even though they’re busy doing lots of other stuff. Sound familiar?

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