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Norma-Jean Nielsen replied to Andrea Ray's discussion Is Professional Development Still a Joke?
"Yes, educator directed, relevant, and time efficient are very important at all levels of pd. "
May 18, 2016
Norma-Jean Nielsen replied to Katherine Maloney's discussion Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study
"Thank you.  "
Apr 25, 2016
Norma-Jean Nielsen replied to Katherine Maloney's discussion Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study
"Katherine, Are you able to share some of your results with us?  "
Apr 25, 2016
Norma-Jean Nielsen replied to Andrea Ray's discussion Is Professional Development Still a Joke?
"Linda, I agree 100% and really appreciate your insights.  I have also noticed that in higher education settings, teachers often feel that the "generic" concepts of improving teaching and learning do not directly link to their subject…"
Apr 25, 2016
Norma-Jean Nielsen replied to Andrea Ray's discussion Is Professional Development Still a Joke?
"Would you see the value of a 50/50 relationship when choosing PD topics or events? Organizations have responsibilities to provide PD, but there would be space for individual choice too. In your teaching/learning environment, are you given any…"
Dec 12, 2015
Norma-Jean Nielsen liked Robert Morris's blog post 7 Online Tools for More PhD Productivity
Apr 27, 2015
Norma-Jean Nielsen replied to Andrea Ray's discussion Is Professional Development Still a Joke?
"Thank you for your feedback and comments.  They are very helpful.  "
Apr 27, 2015
Norma-Jean Nielsen replied to Andrea Ray's discussion Is Professional Development Still a Joke?
"Your words "any chance to interact with more experienced teachers" are very relevant, I think, to all levels of education and professional development.  Self-selected and self-driven are important too, but sometimes we need the…"
Apr 26, 2015
Norma-Jean Nielsen liked Michel Boustani's blog post Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system
Mar 24, 2015
Norma-Jean Nielsen commented on Eileen Lennon's blog post Good Writing
"Writing for the joy of it is wonderful!  "
Mar 21, 2015
Michel Boustani left a comment for Norma-Jean Nielsen
"NJ I just sent you a long email :)"
Mar 17, 2015
Norma-Jean Nielsen left a comment for Michel Boustani
"I appreciate that.  NJ"
Mar 17, 2015
Michel Boustani left a comment for Norma-Jean Nielsen
"Hi Norma-Jean, Thank you for engaging the conversation about the utility and usage of PLN. I will reply in details through private message, if that is convenient for you. we may then develop this conversation publicly..."
Mar 17, 2015
Norma-Jean Nielsen left a comment for Michel Boustani
"Michel, How long have you been involved with this site? How does it support your professional development?  How did you learn about it? I'm working on an EdD that is focused on professional development options for experienced community…"
Mar 16, 2015
Norma-Jean Nielsen and Michel Boustani are now friends
Mar 16, 2015
Norma-Jean Nielsen liked Claudine Neal's blog post Connection incites engagement:Teaching Social Science - creating dialogue for change
Mar 15, 2015

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At 7:57am on March 17, 2015, Michel Boustani said…

NJ I just sent you a long email :)

At 7:18am on March 17, 2015, Michel Boustani said…

Hi Norma-Jean,

Thank you for engaging the conversation about the utility and usage of PLN.

I will reply in details through private message, if that is convenient for you.

we may then develop this conversation publicly...

 
 
 

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Join us for this two-day professional development opportunity! OLC is coming to Anchorage to meet with online learning professionals, educators and administrators to engage in collaborative conversations around innovation and digital courseware. The event's program includes keynote speakers to offer insightful views of the changing university through short, focused presentations. Our first day features an eLearning Roadshow theme, with engaging presentations on digital learning, while day 2…See More
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Here’s what you can see if you give a closer look around you: People are getting chances to work in IT sectors without having any background education in technical domain. Working professionals are taking opportunities to complete full-time MBA courses without having to quit their jobs and investing much of their time and money. Single mothers are taking decisions to continue their studies they had to put an end to fulfill family responsibilities. Near-retirement adults are coming up with…See More
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