Personal Learning Networks
PLN’s also know as Personal Learning Network are used by all kinds for people to share information and ask questions. Some people that access these forums include: students, educators, and professionals in the field. Some examples of the more popular PLN’s are Facebook, Twitter, and WordPress.com. Blogs provide people the ease of commutating. Thus, blogs connect people around the world that may have had the same problem, and are able to provide a solution that maybe helpful and or easier. It may also be use as a way to learn about new things that are coming with changing technologies in the industry. The way this reference tool will benefit me is by providing me access to the latest on the always-changing career field of Web Design and Interactive Media. It connects me with other students and also professionals that can help me in my studies. The way this information is gained is with websites, blogs, and other people’s experience. If you have the same question at another blogger has, then we can both reference the articles and list our point of view which maybe different. It is also a good idea to ask questions, I feel it is a great way to retain information if you teach someone. The way it affects me is; by letting me see in another point of view and also learn new ways of looking at things. I will also be able to provide ideas and be inspired by others creativity.