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  1. 1. By: Scott, Alexis, Jacqueline, Juana, and Emily "Feeding" the Future! RSS Feeds
  2. 2. What is RSS? <ul><li>RSS is a format for syndicating news and the content of news-like sites, including major news sites like Wired, news-oriented community sites like Slashdot, and personal weblogs. </li></ul>
  3. 3. With RSS you can… <ul><li>Read RSS feeds, Atom feeds. Also read newsgroups and bookmarked web pages, all in one easy to use information environment. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Stay organized-- it's easy to organize and categorize your RSS feeds, and you can automate the process with a few clicks. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Search, locate and utilize specific information quickly with desktop search functionality. </li></ul>
  6. 9. Also… <ul><li>Browser Integration : Subscribe to feeds, directly from your browser, within seconds. </li></ul><ul><li>Contextual access : Create custom Views to separate your resources based on their characteristics. Create custom Workspaces to divide your work info from your personal info, or from your projects. See only what you want, with one click. </li></ul><ul><li>Manage Podcasts : Download podcasts directly and keep them organized. </li></ul>
  7. 10. Podcasts
  8. 11. Extra Extra!!! <ul><li>Helpful extras : Create Clippings - excerpts from larger documents that you can file, search, and link. Use an array of Flags to help you set priorities and remember to follow up. Tack your own free-form notes onto any resource with Annotations </li></ul>
  9. 12. Pro’s + Con’s of OMEA READER <ul><li>Pros </li></ul><ul><li>Omea Reader integrates RSS feeds, Usenet news and web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Clever tools like search folders, flagging, and annotations help you stay organized in Omea Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Omea Reader finds items fast </li></ul>
  10. 13. Pro’s + Con’s of OMEA READER <ul><li>Cons </li></ul><ul><li>Omea Reader does not offer learning filters or categories </li></ul><ul><li>You cannot synchronize multiple Omea Reader installations, poor integration with net-based services </li></ul><ul><li>Omea Reader cannot read email and instant messaging conversations </li></ul>
  11. 14. RSS Characteristics <ul><li>Can be used to publish frequently updated content, such as Blogs, new headlines or podcasts. </li></ul><ul><li>Contains a summary of content from an associated web site or the full text. </li></ul>
  12. 15. RSS Characteristics <ul><li>It makes it possible for people to keep up with their favorite websites in an automatic manner that is easier than checking manually. </li></ul><ul><li>RSS formats are specified using XML, a generic specification, for the creation of data formats. </li></ul>
  13. 16. Steps to get to RSS <ul><li>RSS needs to be read by software called a “feed reader” or an aggregator. </li></ul>
  14. 17. Steps to get to RSS <ul><li>User subscribes to the feed by entering the feed link or click on the RSS icon in a browser that initiates the subscription process. </li></ul>
  15. 18. Steps to get to RSS <ul><li>Reader checks the user’s subscribed feeds regularly for new content, down loading any updates that it finds. </li></ul>
  16. 19. How could I use RSS in the classroom? <ul><li>Examples for the classroom could include current events for SS class (using CNN’s RSS feed through other mediums) or to receive updates of major storms in the world, US or local area. </li></ul>
  17. 22. Examples of RSS sites <ul><li>OMEA READER: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>WIRED: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>SLAHDOT: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>YAHOO RSS </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  18. 23. Visit RSS workshop!!! <ul><li>Publish and Syndicate Your News to the Web </li></ul><ul><li>--&quot;If you build it and have great content, they will come&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorial URL: </li></ul>