Rss presentation Fiorletta Carlo NJCU Educational Technology June 2013
RSS feeds June 2013Presented by Carlo FiorlettaTARGET AUDIENCE: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGYTeachers, Students, grade 7 and aboveParents, Administrators
QUESTION:How long will this take????????????ANSWER:Just a couple of minutes.
What does RSS mean?Really Simple SyndicationYou may also see it calledRich Site SummaryOnline Publishers make data available to Subscribers
Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classroomsby Will Richardson, and published by Corwin Presscalls RSS: The New Killer App for EducatorsSetting up an RSS Feed ReaderBloglines.com suggested interfaces with twitter, facebook and linkedin ) Google Reader is good.Sign up for Google reader and find RSS feeds
but. . .Google Reader is going away in July 2013."Goodbye Google Reader"But there are other alternatives:www.bloglines.commy.yahoo.comwww.newsgator.comhttp://www.zdnet.com/goodbye-‐google-‐reader-‐here-‐are-‐five-‐rss-‐alternatives-‐7000012604/
Advantages of RSS feeds:for Publisher: RSS feeds benefit publishers by letting them syndicate content automatically.For subscriber:Convenience: Can get automatic email deliveryPrivate: You do not have to share an email address
Cons: Information overload Filtering unwanted informationWaste of computer resources.
Finding and Adding FeedsSign up for Google reader and find RSS feeds( if you have a gmail account , you already have it.)Search for "RSS " and your subject and look for one of these icons:
YouLOVERSS FeedsYou want MULTIPLEfeeds on a page.you need . . .
AGGREGATORSTEACHERS DISCOVERING COMPUTERS: INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY IN A CONNECTED WORLDby Gary B. Shelly, Glenda A. Gunter, Randolph E. Guntermentions some:
Some Education useshttp://www.edweek.org/ew/section/feeds/http://www.readingrockets.org/newsletters/rss/http://www.surfnetkids.com/rss_feeds.htm
PUBLISHINGRSSpect -‐ offers a free automated, reliable RSS serviceneed an RSS feed for personal website? popular blog (Web Log) managers offer built-‐in RSS:WordpressBloggerRadioEasily share students’ work.