Your Personal Learning Network (PLN) is the group of people who feed your learning head. In a true network, you’re a contributor, not just a consumer. Meaningful participation in this network is an integral part of your personal learning plan.
Where can you find people on the web?
Follow people of interest on Twitter, Google Reader, Delicious, Digg, Diigo, and Reddit.
Subscribe to feeds of interesting blogs & YouTube channels.
Attend conferences, meetups, bookstore events, and talks.
Join special interest sites. Many professions have popular forums (i.e. StackOverflow for programmers, Vimeo for filmmakers).
Connect with professors or other experts whose classes you watch on open courseware sites, whose books you read, or whose ideas you connect with in another way.
Collaborate with peers in study groups or book groups, online or offline.
Once you get going you might be able to list hundreds of people who belong in your personal learning network. Some may be close friends, and others you’ll never meet. In reality this network never stops growing. Find more ways to connect in the Edupunk's Guide..
Share your discoveries with us. Even better share an illustration or screenshot of your personal learning network as it grows.