Tag: PLN

Abstract Accepted!

What an exciting achievement…. Whooooaa! Hooooooo!!!  Yippeeee!!!  Woot! Woot! I had to do that, and now its over with. Thank you for bearing with me. I’ve never written a conference paper or presented before, so the New Librarians’ Symposium (NLS) this year will be a significant milestone for me as...

Semester Goals and Task Management

This past week marked the first of Semester 1, 2011 of my Masters course in Library and Information Science at Queensland University of Technology. This is my third semester, completing the course part time. The main issue I’ve had in the past is expecting too much from myself. Since last...

Keeping Perspective

The last couple of weeks I’ve seen myself make some choices I didn’t think were possible….at least for me. I always feel “connected” in some way or another to my work, my career, my planning, my future. May this be through Twitter, reading articles via RSS feeds in my Reader,...

Focusing on Network Theory #CCK11

During the last couple of weeks in the CCK11 open course, I’ve looked at Network Theory and Connective Knowledge. The readings from Week 3 about Connective Knowledge made me think about what it is I want from participating in the course. Basically, by my taking this course I aim to...

So the abstract is submitted….now what?

So my abstract for the New Librarians’ Symposium (2011) is submitted. But first, a little background…. I noticed over the last few months my Personal Learning Network had started to gain momentum, both in growth and strength. After looking back at my blog reading and Twitter participation, I realised that...

Ready For Take Off…

Navigation: activated professional development planning – CHECK Stabilisers: personal learning network and mentors – CHECK Communication: networking tools and platforms – CHECK Fuel system: motivation and persistence – CHECK Indication and Recording: (developing) reflective writing practices – CHECK Ok, I’m taking to the runway…. I’m a Masters student, completing my...