The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

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

Views: 789

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

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

Thank you for conducting a nice survey.

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.  

RSS

About

Thomas Whitby created this Ning Network.

Latest Activity

Michael Yarbrough posted a discussion

Why Students Plagiarize?

     Plagiarism is a theft. It means that you stole someone's identity, someone's thoughts. It's horrible. We should teach our young generation not to be thieves and avoid plagiarism.             But theft it's not the biggest problem. As educator and psychologist I did a range of anonymous tests and I found that the most common reason of plagiarizing is fear.Yes, fear.Fear of being incorrect.Fear of being not accepted in college or university.Fear to show their own feelings and personal…See More
10 hours ago
John Braswell posted a blog post

Primary Inclusions in PALS Class

Essay about How Critical Can Pediatric Emergencies Get? Pediatric emergencies are related to health emergencies suffered by children. Like health emergencies faced by adults, even children are prone to suffering sudden attacks and arrests that can cause dramatic mental and physical trauma in them. Not many people believe that children as young as 4 to 5 years can face cardiac attests or, depression in their central…See More
yesterday
Edward Lake is now a member of The Educator's PLN
Sunday
Profile IconMiriam Green and Anna Warren joined The Educator's PLN
Saturday
John Braswell posted a blog post

Microsoft 70 693 Certification For Fulfilling Your Dreams

Among all the certification courses that are available in the market, Microsoft 70 693 is one of the best options for you to consider in this regard. Microsoft 70 693 certification examination is an excellent course because it can add some…See More
Saturday
David Chiles posted a status
"Resources For Educators To Use In The Wake Of Charlottesville https://n.pr/2uCnsLL"
Friday
Anna Warren updated their profile
Friday
Profile IconMegan Holley and Liz Sanderson joined The Educator's PLN
Thursday

Awards And Nominations

© 2017   Created by Thomas Whitby.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service