Network Literacy Plan of Work

Here’s the Network Literacy plan of work for 2019. If you have questions or would like to collaborate, please reach out to us at mflnnetworkliteracy@gmail.com.

  • Goal: The overall health of MFLN as a collaborative production network is improved.
    • Objective: Network Literacy works with the MFLN Leadership Team to measure and monitor the health of the network
      • We will conduct the annual social network survey and analysis.
      • We will create a network health evaluation to complement the social network survey and analysis
      • We will develop and communicate recommendations to improve the health of the network based on the social network analysis and network health evaluation.
  • Goal: MFLN members, military families service providers, military families and cooperative extension educators are more resilient and adaptive in complex social systems.
    • Objective: Research, understand and share knowledge about complex systems and the role social networks play in building resilience within those systems.
      • We will publish blog posts about networks, resilience and complex systems.
      • We will write and submit a journal article to a peer-reviewed journal.
      • We will present at national or regional conferences.
      • We will create and share a network resource guide.
      • We will connect and collaborate with others interested in complex systems and the role social networks play in building resilience within those systems.
    • Objective: Create learning experiences and spaces for the practice of network building.
      • We will continue to support the “Building Networks for Resilience” community.
      • We will lead the design and implementation of the engagement program for the 2019 MFLN Virtual Conference.
      • We will publish blog posts on the practice of network building.
  • Goal: MFLN programming becomes more collaborative, learner-centered, and issue-driven
    • Objective: Facilitate network-wide discussions on creating conditions for engagement and program innovation.
      • We will initiate network conversations.
    • Objective: Collaborate with MFLN concentration areas to support engagement strategies and program innovation.
      • We will collaborate with Family Development and Family Transitions to deliver a serial learning experience around adverse childhood experiences.