Thursday, 21 June 2007

Frequently Asked Questions

What about Privacy?
There is none! Everyone can read your Blog, this is the nature of Blogs in general.
Suggestions: You can remain anonymous by choosing a Generic Name for the Blog and hide your user profile if you wish.
Keep in mind the type of Posts you make and use discretion in mentioning names/places etc.Copyright issues and intellectual content also apply to Blogs.

How do I Register?
Use the link to the online registration form down the side panel of this blog.
It also includes a Blog registration.
Use the CUT and PASTE method to put your URL into your registration form .

How does this online learning program work?
This is a self-discovery program which encourages staff to take control of their own learning and to utilize their lifelong learning skills through exploration and PLAY.
Staff are encouraged to work together and share with each other their discoveries, techniques and "how to's" both in person and through their blogs.

How long do I have to complete this program?
The program begins on Monday 2nd July and ends on Friday 31st August

How do I track my progress?
Each staff member that chooses to participate in this program will be required to keep a blog to track their own progress.
Basically you will make regular posts to your Blog about what you are learning, likes dislikes etc. noting each week and addressing each 'Thing'!
An Staff tracking log (on Google Docs) will be kept where your progress will be recorded.

Can I work ahead through the list of items on my own?
Yes, of course. You are encouraged to self-direct your discovery process, especially by working ahead on your own!! Some of the exercises on the PLCMC program are no longer relevant, so will will replace them with a more suitable alternative

What if I need help - who can I call?
Since this program is self-directed and is being completed by many staff members throughout the system simultaneously, you are encouraged to work with colleagues along your discovery journey.

Help is also available from Lynette Lewis at Yarra Plenty Library
Lynette Lewis
Phone: 9401 0764

As time progresses, we may also set up a chat line where wer are available to chat to during certain times. More information about this will be posted on the blog.

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