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Sat, 17 Sept 2011, 11am SLT | 6pm GMT

 

"There is little doubt that Social Networks are the backbone of an educators [PLN] personal learning network ... the challenge is that it is becoming confusing when deciding which to join.  In addition we are also drowning in all the digital data being generated by them.
In this session we'll look at the myriad of social networks available and why you might choose one over the other and how you might survive the potential overload.

This session will be of interest to all lifelong educators k-to-grey ... although I will attempt to keep the illustrative content relevant to those with a language interest.
It is hoped you will come to the session willing to share your own experiences in and about Social Networks."

Chris Smith [shamblesguru], digital nomad evangelist, TEDx speaker, consultant, living in Thailand … has been working mainly with schools in S.E. Asia for more than 25 years.
Previously the ICT Advisor for the English School Foundation (ESF) in Hong Kong , Head of their teacher Professional Development Centre and ICT guru.
In 2002 he established a consultancy “The Education Project Asia” 
He's well known by many teachers worldwide for the "Shambles" website,http://www.shambles.net, which he founded in 2002 and manages.  
 In 2007 he established International Schools Island in Second Life 3D online virtual world.

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