Organise...<br />Learn better...<br />Succeed!!<br />Get yourself organised!!<br />
What Type of Person are You?<br />Organised?<br />Disorganised?<br />Organisation = Control = Power<br />
Differences between school and university<br />
Organise your work<br />Organise your space<br />Organise your time<br />Organise your links & feeds<br />Succeed at Unive...
5<br />Is your room like this?<br />
Or like this?<br />
Hopefully not like this!<br />
Organise your space<br />
Organise your space!<br />
Organise your bedroom<br />
11<br />Organise your desk with files and folders<br />
Create an area conducive to study<br />Before<br />After!<br />
How do you study?<br />Music?<br />Silence?<br />Warm?<br />Cool?<br />OR<br />Food?<br />Drink?<br />
How do you study?<br />
Organise your work<br />
File your notes<br />
17<br />Keep your computer<br /> files tidy<br />
Tidy your desktop<br />Unclutter your desktop with Fences<br />Fences by Stardock<br />
Organise your computer<br /><ul><li>Always create folders within folders in a logical & orderly way, to make it easier to ...
Save to I drive (school), C drive (home) and USB drive or portable hard drive
  Always make sure you have a back-up of your data</li></li></ul><li>OneNote<br />
Webnotes<br />
WebNotes<br />22<br />http://www.webnotes.net/<br />
Zotero<br />Use a ‘research assistant’ like Zotero<br />Watch a demonstration video<br />http://www.zotero.org/<br />
Google Docs<br />24<br />Work on files<br />using Google Docs<br />
Evernote<br />Needs to be downloaded and installed on your computer  <br />
Evernote<br />Evernote for iPhone lets you create notes, snap photos, and record voice memos that you can then access any ...
Notefish<br />Needs to be downloaded and installed on your computer = Firefox or IE add-on<br />“Notefish makes internet r...
Springnote<br />
Thinklinkr<br />
mySchoolog<br />15 languages ; enter all your classes and assignments; also features a variety of tools such as calculator...
TrackClass<br />http://trackclass.com/<br />http://trackclass.com/tour<br />
TrackClass<br />
TrackClass<br />
TrackClass<br />
TrackClass<br />
TrackClass<br />
Organise your time<br />
Time Management<br />We each have the same amount of time –<br /> choose wisely how you will use yours!!<br />
Identify your study habits<br />Do you study best in the morning...<br />...or at night?<br />
Reward yourself...<br />...but not too much!!!<br />
Computer games<br />Time waster !<br />
Facebook<br />Time waster !<br />
Be disciplined !!<br />
44<br />Use planners, diaries & calendars<br />
<ul><li>Be able to see the big picture – use a yearly or term planner and use a monthly calendar as an overview
   Use a family calendar if you have lots of extra-curricular commitments, or colour-code your calendar
   Add assignments / appointments to a weekly calendar
   Make up a weekly study planner and plan time for homework and revision as well as sport and music commitments
   Know when your assignments are due
   Break assignments up into manageable chunks and do something on each assignment every day (or couple of days)</li></ul>...
Google Calendar<br />46<br />Plan your time with Google Calendar<br />
iGoogle – events & lists<br />
Remember The Milk<br />Email reminders & messages to your <br />To-Do list<br />
Remember The Milk<br />
Netvibes<br />Student organiser using Netvibes<br />
51<br />Organise your links & feeds<br />Make the internet work for you – work smarter not harder!<br />
Infobesity<br />
RSS - feed your mind!<br />“Connecting with what other people are writing”<br />
RSS – your own customised newspaper<br />
RSScontinually      feeds<br />
Finding Feeds<br />Topix.net - This search tool allows you to locate recent newsfeed items based upon keyword or phrase se...
Feed Readers or Aggregators<br />Google Reader<br />My Yahoo<br />Bloglines<br />Feedly<br />iGoogle<br />Pageflakes<br />...
Google Alerts<br />
Google Reader<br />RSS feeds<br />using Google Reader<br />
Expanded Academic Database<br />
iGoogle – add RSS feeds<br />
Add an RSS Feed<br />
iGoogle – News feeds<br />
iGoogle – Business news feeds<br />64<br />
iGoogle – Book feeds<br />
iGoogle – Music feeds<br />66<br />
Pageflakes– RSS feeds<br />http://www.pageflakes.com/<br />
Netvibes – RSS feeds<br />
Netvibes – RSS feeds<br />
Netvibes – News feeds<br />
Netvibes – Business news<br />
Netvibes – Student organiser<br />
Bloglines<br />
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  • Zotero is a Firefox add-on that acts like a research assistant. It lets you collect links and whole pages, organize them into folders and tag them. It even generates a “Works cited” list from them. You can jot down notes on anything you save, which makes it much easier to remember why you included it in the first place or to remind yourself later how you ended up using it. It automatically captures citations; it cites from within MS Word and OpenOffice; it accesses your library from anywhere; it searches PDFs and notes instantly; and it lets you create group libraries.It’s also compatible with thousands of bibliographic styles, so when it comes time to create a “Works cited” list, you don’t have to spend hours reformatting the whole thing. The best part is that Zotero is free and open source, so you can extend and modify it to meet your needs (or find others who have already done the work).
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  • Web 2 0 Tools To Get Organised

    1. 1. Organise...<br />Learn better...<br />Succeed!!<br />Get yourself organised!!<br />
    2. 2. What Type of Person are You?<br />Organised?<br />Disorganised?<br />Organisation = Control = Power<br />
    3. 3. Differences between school and university<br />
    4. 4. Organise your work<br />Organise your space<br />Organise your time<br />Organise your links & feeds<br />Succeed at University<br />
    5. 5. 5<br />Is your room like this?<br />
    6. 6. Or like this?<br />
    7. 7. Hopefully not like this!<br />
    8. 8. Organise your space<br />
    9. 9. Organise your space!<br />
    10. 10. Organise your bedroom<br />
    11. 11. 11<br />Organise your desk with files and folders<br />
    12. 12. Create an area conducive to study<br />Before<br />After!<br />
    13. 13. How do you study?<br />Music?<br />Silence?<br />Warm?<br />Cool?<br />OR<br />Food?<br />Drink?<br />
    14. 14. How do you study?<br />
    15. 15. Organise your work<br />
    16. 16. File your notes<br />
    17. 17. 17<br />Keep your computer<br /> files tidy<br />
    18. 18. Tidy your desktop<br />Unclutter your desktop with Fences<br />Fences by Stardock<br />
    19. 19. Organise your computer<br /><ul><li>Always create folders within folders in a logical & orderly way, to make it easier to find your work
    20. 20. Save to I drive (school), C drive (home) and USB drive or portable hard drive
    21. 21. Always make sure you have a back-up of your data</li></li></ul><li>OneNote<br />
    22. 22. Webnotes<br />
    23. 23. WebNotes<br />22<br />http://www.webnotes.net/<br />
    24. 24. Zotero<br />Use a ‘research assistant’ like Zotero<br />Watch a demonstration video<br />http://www.zotero.org/<br />
    25. 25. Google Docs<br />24<br />Work on files<br />using Google Docs<br />
    26. 26. Evernote<br />Needs to be downloaded and installed on your computer <br />
    27. 27. Evernote<br />Evernote for iPhone lets you create notes, snap photos, and record voice memos that you can then access any time — from your iPhone, computer, or the web.<br />https://www.evernote.com/about/download/iphone/<br />
    28. 28. Notefish<br />Needs to be downloaded and installed on your computer = Firefox or IE add-on<br />“Notefish makes internet research simple- it is the easiest way to save, organize and share snippets of internet web pages that you find. You can customize the resulting notes by moving them around, changing their colours, organizing them into sections, and share them with others - all from your web browser.” (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2766)<br />
    29. 29. Springnote<br />
    30. 30. Thinklinkr<br />
    31. 31. mySchoolog<br />15 languages ; enter all your classes and assignments; also features a variety of tools such as calculators, log charts and file storage so you can access school related files from anywhere. (http://farroutlinks.net/blog/tag/scheduling/)<br />
    32. 32. TrackClass<br />http://trackclass.com/<br />http://trackclass.com/tour<br />
    33. 33. TrackClass<br />
    34. 34. TrackClass<br />
    35. 35. TrackClass<br />
    36. 36. TrackClass<br />
    37. 37. TrackClass<br />
    38. 38. Organise your time<br />
    39. 39. Time Management<br />We each have the same amount of time –<br /> choose wisely how you will use yours!!<br />
    40. 40. Identify your study habits<br />Do you study best in the morning...<br />...or at night?<br />
    41. 41. Reward yourself...<br />...but not too much!!!<br />
    42. 42. Computer games<br />Time waster !<br />
    43. 43. Facebook<br />Time waster !<br />
    44. 44. Be disciplined !!<br />
    45. 45. 44<br />Use planners, diaries & calendars<br />
    46. 46. <ul><li>Be able to see the big picture – use a yearly or term planner and use a monthly calendar as an overview
    47. 47. Use a family calendar if you have lots of extra-curricular commitments, or colour-code your calendar
    48. 48. Add assignments / appointments to a weekly calendar
    49. 49. Make up a weekly study planner and plan time for homework and revision as well as sport and music commitments
    50. 50. Know when your assignments are due
    51. 51. Break assignments up into manageable chunks and do something on each assignment every day (or couple of days)</li></ul>Plan your time<br />
    52. 52. Google Calendar<br />46<br />Plan your time with Google Calendar<br />
    53. 53. iGoogle – events & lists<br />
    54. 54. Remember The Milk<br />Email reminders & messages to your <br />To-Do list<br />
    55. 55. Remember The Milk<br />
    56. 56. Netvibes<br />Student organiser using Netvibes<br />
    57. 57. 51<br />Organise your links & feeds<br />Make the internet work for you – work smarter not harder!<br />
    58. 58. Infobesity<br />
    59. 59. RSS - feed your mind!<br />“Connecting with what other people are writing”<br />
    60. 60. RSS – your own customised newspaper<br />
    61. 61. RSScontinually feeds<br />
    62. 62. Finding Feeds<br />Topix.net - This search tool allows you to locate recent newsfeed items based upon keyword or phrase searching. It focuses specifically on news and media feeds for information, not blogs.<br />Syndic8.com - Syndic8 is an open directory that contains thousands of RSS feeds which users have submitted.<br />Technorati- Technorati is a popular blog-finding tool. Since RSS feeds are inherent to all blogging tools, Technorati Blog Search can help you find RSS feeds for topic-specific blogs you may be interested in.<br />
    63. 63. Feed Readers or Aggregators<br />Google Reader<br />My Yahoo<br />Bloglines<br />Feedly<br />iGoogle<br />Pageflakes<br />Netvibes<br />
    64. 64. Google Alerts<br />
    65. 65. Google Reader<br />RSS feeds<br />using Google Reader<br />
    66. 66. Expanded Academic Database<br />
    67. 67. iGoogle – add RSS feeds<br />
    68. 68. Add an RSS Feed<br />
    69. 69. iGoogle – News feeds<br />
    70. 70. iGoogle – Business news feeds<br />64<br />
    71. 71. iGoogle – Book feeds<br />
    72. 72. iGoogle – Music feeds<br />66<br />
    73. 73. Pageflakes– RSS feeds<br />http://www.pageflakes.com/<br />
    74. 74. Netvibes – RSS feeds<br />
    75. 75. Netvibes – RSS feeds<br />
    76. 76. Netvibes – News feeds<br />
    77. 77. Netvibes – Business news<br />
    78. 78. Netvibes – Student organiser<br />
    79. 79. Bloglines<br />
    80. 80. RSS – your own customised newspaper<br />
    81. 81. Bloglines<br />
    82. 82. Bloglines<br />
    83. 83. RSS Feed Readers Compared<br />(Pearce & Bass, 2008, Technology Toolkit)<br />
    84. 84. Social Bookmarking<br />“Connecting with what other people are reading”<br />
    85. 85. Social Bookmarking<br />81 Social Bookmarking Websites<br />How to Decide?<br />
    86. 86. Social Bookmarking<br />DIIGO<br />
    87. 87. Diigo– add bookmarks<br />
    88. 88. Diigo- your bookmarks<br />
    89. 89. Diigo – others’ bookmarks<br />
    90. 90. Diigo – groups<br />
    91. 91. Diigo – highlights & sticky notes<br />
    92. 92. Delicious - bookmarks<br />86<br />
    93. 93. Organise your work<br />Organise your space<br />Organise your time<br />Organise your links & feeds<br />Succeed at University<br />
    94. 94. Sites referred to<br />Bloglines<br />http://www.bloglines.com/<br />Use this website to find and collect your RSS feeds<br />Delicious <br />http://delicious.com<br />The best-known, easy to use social bookmarking site - never again lose that essential link!<br />Diigo<br />http://www.diigo.com<br />Another brilliant bookmarking site - you can also highlight and annotate sites - essential for your research.<br />Evernote<br />http://www.evernote.com/<br />A free application where you can save videos, podcasts, web pages, notes, photos and access them from any computer or iphone.<br />Fences<br />http://www.stardock.com/products/Fences/<br />A great downloadable application to unclutter your desktop<br />
    95. 95. Sites referred to<br />Google Calendar<br />http://www.google.com/calendar<br />Organise yourself and never miss anything again!<br />Google Docs<br />http://docs.google.com<br />To use Google Docs, you need a Google Account, then you can upload and share a range of documents, spreadsheets and presentations.<br />Google Reader<br />http://www.google.com/reader<br />Organise and read all the feeds from your favourite sites.<br />iGoogle<br />http://www.google.com/ig<br />Apersonal homepage to go with your Google account. Similar to Netvibes and PageFlakes<br />mySchoolog<br />http://www.myschoolog.com/<br />A free, multilingual website for organising your classes, assignments, exams, appointments and notes.<br />
    96. 96. Sites referred to<br />Netvibes<br />http://www.netvibes.com<br />A great way of organising your life online. You can add a huge range of widgets - calendar, mail, Twitter, to-do lists, feeds, bookmarks and more. <br />Notefish<br />http://www.notefish.com/<br />Save, organise and share snippets of web pages.<br />Onenote<br />A very powerful Windows 7.0 program for collecting any type of information together in the one place. It’s not online though, so you have to be using your own computer to access your work. <br />Pageflakes<br />http://www.pageflakes.com/<br />Similar to iGoogle and Netvibes, Pageflakes is a personalised website where you can add RSS feeds and all kinds of widgets to get yourself organised.<br />Remember The Milk<br />http://www.rememberthemilk.com/<br />A great way to manage your tasks from anywhere, especially if you have an iphone. Never forget anything again!<br />
    97. 97. Sites referred to<br />Springnote<br />http://www.springnote.com/en<br />Allows you to create pages, to work on them together with your friends, and to share files.Springnote is also a great tool for group projects.<br />Syndic8<br />http://www.syndic8.com/<br />This is an open directory that contains thousands of RSS feeds which users have submitted.<br />Technorati<br />http://www.technorati.com/<br />This is a popular blog-finding tool which can help you find RSS feeds for topic-specific blogs you may be interested in.<br />Thinklinkr<br />http://thinklinkr.com/<br />Create, organise and share outlines with other members of your group<br />Topix.net<br />http://www.topix.net/<br /> This search tool allows you to locate recent newsfeed items based upon keyword or phrase searching. It focuses specifically on news and media feeds for information, not blogs.<br />
    98. 98. Sites referred to<br />TrackClass<br />http://trackclass.com/<br />An excellent website for organising your school or uni life. Keep track of your classes, assignments, exams, calendar, reminders, notes and files.<br />WebNotes<br />http://www.webnotes.net<br />An online bookmarking and note-taking tool<br />Zotero<br />http://www.zotero.org/<br />Lets you collect links and whole pages, organize them into folders and tag them, and generate a citation list from them. You can also jot down notes on anything you save<br />
    99. 99. Images used<br />93<br />Acknowledgements - Images<br />Craft drawers by evelynishere, on Flickr at:http://www.flickr.com/photos/evelynishere/2680853104/in/set-72157616213735873/<br />Bookshelf spectrum, revisited by chotda, on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/santos/1704875109/<br />Jo and the filing by Max au, on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/max_au/2791259517/<br />Tickler File and A-Z reference by Stephanie Booth, on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/bunny/203863198/<br />Another custom order of memo pockets by Kasaa, on Flickr at:http://www.flickr.com/photos/kasaa/2315571104/<br />Before by Stompy, on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/stompy/3198375507/<br />After by Stompy, on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/stompy/3199223780/<br />Christmas Music by Automania, on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/automania/74037479/<br />Teenage boy studying by Getty Images at:<br />www.gettyimages.com/.../Brand-X-Pictures<br />Teenage boy eating by Getty Images at:<br />www.gettyimages.com/detail/57303586/Stockbyte<br />Created by Mrs Anne Robinson, Librarian, The Dixie Grammar School, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire. Available from the Library Online Website: http://library-online.org.uk<br />This presentation and web links to go with it will be uploaded to the Learning Skills page of the site.<br />
    100. 100. Acknowledgements - Images<br />Boy studying<br />http://geoparent.com/featured/tag/homeschool-vs-public-school/<br />Paperclips <br />http://www.theorganizinggenie.com/category/clear-the-clutter/<br />Disorganised man clipart<br />http://farroutlinks.net/blog/tag/scheduling/<br />Brisbane Grammar School<br />http://www.brisbanegrammar.com/<br />UQ students<br />www.foundationyear.com/.../UQ_StudentsSteps.jpg/<br />The Bedroom Floor by stevecx, on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/steve_cx/103487577/<br />A filing system that works! by cactusdude666 on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/cactusdude666/4152686306/<br />My ridiculously messy room by Christopher Woods on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/christopherw/293371087/<br />Messy desk at Office Interior Design Blog by Space<br />http://www.spaceinc.net/blog/index.php/category/office-furniture/<br />Hangers anyone? By evelynishere, on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/evelynishere/2846939053/in/set-72157616213735873/<br />Images used<br />94<br />
    101. 101. Images used<br />Computer<br />http://elearning.medicine.swu.ac.th/it/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/computer.jpg<br />Tabs by denn, on Flickr at:http://www.flickr.com/photos/denn/5291024/<br />Alarm clock:<br />http://laughingliondesign.net/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/alarm-clock-postcard1.jpg<br />Sun with sunglasses: <br />http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/thumb_73/1153789284jI008B.jpg<br />Moon: <br />http://static-p4.fotolia.com/jpg/00/14/21/27/400_F_14212750_2n09lT5urHGRfPJtbktW4Ov87mUZ8jG0.jpg<br />Surfboards on beach by Zest 4 Travel:<br />www.zest4travel.co.uk/blog/category/faraway/<br />World of Warcraft logo:<br />http://www.castersrealm.com/images/wrath_of_the_lich_king_logo.jpg<br />Facebook collage:<br />facebookemoticons.biz/<br />When I was eighteen I proto-blogged by Jill, on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/lij/122525716/ <br />
    102. 102. Images used<br />Google Calendar on iPod Touch by miladus, on Flickr at:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/miladus/1448504247/<br />Events Calendar by Yandle, on Flickr:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/yandle/844341197<br />Fresh vegetables:<br />www.choosehelp.com<br />Man reading newspaper from Exit with Success:<br />www.exitwithsuccess.com/i/man-reading-newspap...<br />Baby bird in tree:<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/cjfinley/481428628/<br />Uni students using laptop from Pro Corbis.com:<br />http://www.istockphoto.com/<br />Social bookmarking choices:<br />http://www.serious-about-income.com/blog/labels/blogger.html<br />Abseilers and Aboriginal dancers from Brisbane Marketing CD<br />
    103. 103. Created by Cathy Oxley<br />Brisbane Grammar School Library<br />With grateful thanks to Anne Robinson<br />The Dixie Grammar School<br />http://library-online.org.uk/<br />
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