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Learning is everywhere thanks to the web so the key is to harness this and develop learning networks which are informal and Professional
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How to Add Bullet Points to LinkedIn Profile | LinkedIn Text Formatting Code

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At the moment you are unable to italicise, bold or underline on LinkedIn. However, you can add bullets by inserting the Unicode ” %#14;” ( without the quotation marks)  where you would like the bullet to be positioned. Once you save your edit you will see the bullet point. Formatting can make profiles easier to digests and the main points are easily highlighted. Check this video to see how it is done

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A complete guide to web accessibility for content authors | Access iQ

A complete guide to web accessibility for content authors | Access iQ | Professional Learning Network | Scoop.it
A practical topic-based resource to help you comply with WCAG 2.0.
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As a content creator on Moodle it is important that you familiarise yourself with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0). Media Australia has made it easy for you with all the important information here. This is a complete guide to web accessibility for content creators.

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Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future

Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future | Professional Learning Network | Scoop.it
Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future
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The skill of connecting, collaborating with your community cannot be underestimated. This article teases out how students will be learning using their network.

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Mentoring - A Mutually Beneficial Partnership - Career Development from MindTools.com

Mentoring - A Mutually Beneficial Partnership - Career Development from MindTools.com | Professional Learning Network | Scoop.it
How can a mentor help you develop your career? And why would anyone want to be a mentor? Find out in this article.
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Having a mentor can be very valuable because he or she can provide good  advice and guidance about your career. This Mind Tool article on Mentors provides some great tips and advice on the importance of developing and sustaining good mentoring relationships.

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Insight eNewsletter from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research

Insight eNewsletter from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research | Professional Learning Network | Scoop.it
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As VET professionals it is important that we maintain our links with industry to remain current. 

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Australian Businesswomen's Network - Inspiring Women of Australia

Australian Businesswomen's Network - Inspiring Women of Australia | Professional Learning Network | Scoop.it
The Australian Businesswomen's Network (ABN) provides mentoring, training and small business resources to inspire women to start, manage and grow a business.
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A great resource for working  women 

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Getting linked

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LinkedIn is sometimes described as "Facebook for professionals", something that its many functions and capabilities seems to confirm.
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My latest blog on  how to use LinkedIn.

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TAFE Connects: Making Moodle acessible

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Listen to the latest Tafe Connects latest session on making Moodle accessible. Excellent information and resources posted by TAFE elearning Hub. Topics covered include using more visual presentations  and using the WAVE toolbar which is an accessibility checklist to check resources.

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4 million members and counting: LinkedIn Australia finds connections get you places

4 million members and counting: LinkedIn Australia finds connections get you places | Professional Learning Network | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is expanding in Australia at a phenomenal rate. In an exclusive interview, its chiefs tell of the progress and plans of the professionals’ social networking site, which is set to disrupt industries from media to recruitment.
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Over 4 million in Australia use this professional networking platform. If used appropriately it can be used for business, employment as well as recruitment.

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Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Teacher 's Guide on Creating Personal Learning Networks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Professional Learning Network | Scoop.it
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Great guide to creating PLNs 

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Teacher collaboration, professional communities improve many elementary school students' math scores

Teacher collaboration, professional communities improve many elementary school students' math scores | Professional Learning Network | Scoop.it
Many elementary students' math performance improves when their teachers collaborate, work in professional learning communities or do both, yet most students don't spend all of their elementary school years in these settings, a new study shows.
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Students seem to reap the rewards when teachers engage in professional learning networks.

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Professional Learning Networks Designed for Teacher Learning (Reviewed) | Australian Council for Computers in Education

Professional Learning Networks Designed for Teacher Learning (Reviewed) | Australian Council for Computers in Education | Professional Learning Network | Scoop.it
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Great analytical arrival on how information age has influenced professional learning and informal networks.

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