Web 2.0 Tools for Doctoral Research Students University of Sheffield Lawrie Phipps [email_address]
Programme 09:00 – 09:30 Introductions, Objectives, Issues. What is Web 2.0? 09:30 – 09:45 140 characters: Is there a point to microblogs? 09:45 – 10:15 Blogs 10:15 – 10:30 Questions 10:30 – 10:45 Comfort Break 10:45 – 11:15 Images, Video and Similar Tools 11:15 – 11:30 Digital Footprints – managing risk 11:30 – 12:00 Developing a digital identity, Questions and Close
Web 2.0 is a term which describes the trend in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aims to enhance creativity, information sharing, and, most notably, collaboration among users. These concepts have led to the development and evolution of web-based communities and hosted services, such as social-networking sites, wikis and blogs
Web 2.0. (2008, August 12). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 12:19, August 12, 2008, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Web_2.0&oldid=231424089
Every interaction we have on the internet leaves a digital impression. In some way, shape or form your activity is having an effect on the whole of the web. And in many cases the impression it leaves is visible.
“ To have a great cyber identity you have to record events and put them on your page. So your life in the real world is a way of gathering material for your online persona.” Wendy Fonarow, Professor of Anthropology, UCLA
Three key steps to building an online academic reputation One: Develop a good solid ‘home base’ Two: Join appropriate communities, Blog Link back Three: Actively manage & manage activity Twitter MySpace Flickr Skype Forums Pageflakes Youtube Netvibes Podcasting