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Leveraging the Potential of Personal Learning Networks for Teacher Professional Development - Doctoral Research Study

Dear Fellow Educators:    

My name is Katherine Maloney and I am a doctoral student at the University of Phoenix.  My dissertation focuses on how educators are using their Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) for professional development purposes.  I need your help.  

Please click on this link if you are able to spare 5 minutes or less of your time to complete a short survey containing 13 questions concerning your use of a PLN for professional development purposes.  The survey should no longer than 5 minutes to complete and your responses will be confidential.  At the end of the survey you will be asked whether you are willing to participate in the second phase of the study, which consists of Skype interviews with active and engaged PLN-users.  Please provide me with your email address if you are willing to be interviewed. 

Thank you so much in advance for your consideration.  I truly appreciate your time and hope that this study will provide valuable insights to leaders and practitioners concerning how to leverage the potential of PLNs as a form of teacher professional development.    

Sincerely,

Katherine Maloney

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Thank you so, so much to those who have already responded.

Please, to the rest of the members of The Educator's PLN community, your help would be much appreciated.  If you can spare just five minutes of your time to complete my survey, I would be ever so grateful! 

Sincerely, 

Katherine Maloney

Good work! I just completed your survey. I also recruited fellow educators on different professional networks. I think this is a good topic and I will be happy to participate. I clicked yes that I will be interviewed. I don't know how your lick has been in getting participants from different PLNs, my was not very good. Hope you have a better luck getting participants.

I am looking forward to hearing from you.

Dr. Teresa Conley

Thank you so much!  The responses are (slowly) trickling in...but I haven't given up yet :)

Hello, fellow members of The Educator's PLN!

Allow me to issue one more plea to please take a few minutes of your time to complete my survey on the potential of PLNs as a form of teacher professional development.  

Your input is much appreciated. 

Thanks so much in advance, 

Katherine

Once again, thank you so much to those who have already responded.  

I must make yet another plea to the rest of the members of The Educator's PLN community to please, please, please take a few minutes to respond to my survey.  

I would also greatly appreciate it if you would be willing to pass on my request to any other contacts you might have.  I need all the help I can get!

Thanks so much in advance, 

Katherine Maloney

Hello!

I am still looking for participants.  If this topic interests you at all, please consider responding to my survey!

Thanks so much in advance,

Katherine

Hello!

Thank you so much to everyone who completed my survey, and especially to those who agreed to participate in Phase II of the study.  I now have all the data I need and am starting the analysis process :)  I look forward to sharing the results of my study with The Educator's PLN community as soon as I am finished! 

Sincerely, 

Katherine Maloney

Katherine,

Are you able to share some of your results with us?  

Thank you for asking!

Here they are: 

http://katherinemaloney.blogspot.co.za/2015/12/my-first-screencastm...

Katherine

Thank you.  

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