THING 1: Find out more about the 23 Things programmeWhy? So you know what you are doing
The first activity for this week is to : read this blog and find out more about the programme. Most of you have probably already done this, but in case you haven’t, here are the important posts & pages to check out:
Stephen Abram's Murdoch Library 23 Things Launch video will be published on this blog after the last launch on Friday 15th September. Please watch it if you do not attend a launch.
THING 2: Find out about the 7 1/2 habits of highly successful lifelong learnersWhy? To work out what you need to learn this well.
In the online tutorial, 7 1/2 habits of highly successful lifelong learners., Helene Blowers, who created the first 23 Things programme, outlines the 7 1/2 habits of successful learners and describes a useful tool to work out what you need to learn - the Learning Contract.
Here are the habits she mentions:
Habit 1: Begin with the end in mind
Habit 2: Accept responsibility for your own learning
Habit 3: View problems as challenges
Habit 4: Have confidence in yourself as a competent, effective learner
Habit 5: Create your own learning toolbox
Habit 6: Use technology to your advantage
Habit 7: Teach/mentor others
Habit 7 ½: Play
A Learning Contract is somewhere you can write goals, challenges, what you need in your learning toolbox and people who can help you achieve your goal.
If you are interested in knowing more, please watch the tutorial (it has audio). You can fast forward through and just read the slides.
PLCMC Learning 2.0 Program Notes:
SevenBest Practices on Learning 2.0 & Two Additions
- Learning 2.0 Evaluations (links to participant evaluations in Del.icio.us)
- 23rd thing posted (links to early participants evaluations)
- Learning 2.0 presentation recap (slides)
- ALA TechSource -Steal This Idea:Learning 2.0 at PLCMC (interview)
- The C’s of Our Sea Change: Plans for Training Staff, from Core Competencies to LEARNING 2.0 Computers in Libraries, Feb 2007
- Public Library Geeks take to Web 2.0 to the Stacks, Wired News 03.29.07
IF YOU WANT MORE:
Browse the blogs created participants the ECU 23 Things.
- amazing library
- chip off the old blog
- killer kat
- Lisa’s library learnings
- samantha's chit chat
- Web Wiz
Fun site for the week
I Can Has Cheezburger
Why the fun sites? Wait for week 5.