Personal Development Plan

This week I have prepared my personal development plan to share with you. I must caution that this is a work in progress and so I am likely to refine this in the future. Careerwise I have three interests, Human Resource, Systems, and training. My plan involves gaining more experience in these areas using four initiatives.

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High-Tech Training

The merger of technology and education is always and exciting topic for me. Technology is the catalyst that constantly changes every aspect of our world and education is not immune to this change. In the words of Selinger, Sepulveda, and Buchan (2013), “with technology as the catalyst, education is moving from a knowledge-transfer model to a collaborative, active, self-directed, and engaging model that helps students increase their knowledge and develop the skills needed to succeed in the “Learning Society”, (p. 3). This post will focus on how shared workspaces, mobile learning, microblogs, blended learning, and the internet of things are impacting education.

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