I recently checked out a presentation by the lovely Joyce Seitzinger on PLN’s (shown below), and it made me want to crystallize a few thoughts about my own PLN, mainly what online forms it takes and in particular what the (or my) social norms are for these various areas.
I’ve been well chuffed to see the amount of discussion that last week’s blog post on using reflection as a central concept in training people how to use the Mahara ePortfolio system – really didn’t think it would be something people would be overly interested in.
What made me particularly happy was to hear a completely dissenting view from mine. I’ve always liked it when that happens, as it makes me think through the assumptions I’m basing my argument on.
In this case, long time ePortfolio user Ian Knox made the following comment as a retort to my ideas on reflection:
If reflection is the main reason for ePortfolios I think they would already be dead in the water