Diigo in Education


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This is a very comprehensive tutorial on how to use the many bookmarking, annotation, and researching features of Diigo. It also introduces the Educator Account and Class Groups features.

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  • Diigo in Education

    1. 1. DIG DEEPER WITH DIIGO Jennifer Carrier Dorman http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/socialbookmarking
    2. 2. Social Bookmarking in Plain English http://snipurl.com/delicioustutorial
    3. 3. Diigo <ul><li>Diigo = D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Diigo is two services in one </li></ul><ul><ul><li>it is a research and collaborative research tool on the one hand, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and a knowledge-sharing community and social content site on the other. </li></ul></ul>http://www.diigo.com/
    4. 4. Social Bookmarking Evolved - Diigo
    5. 5. Get the Most Out of Diigo <ul><li>Introduction to Diigo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://snipurl.com/diigointro </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Diigo Tutorials (text & video) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://snipurl.com/diigotutorial </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Help Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://help.diigo.com/ </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Diigo – Personal Research Tool <ul><li>Bookmark, highlight, and add sticky notes to any web page </li></ul><ul><li>Organize your bookmarks and annotations by tags or lists. </li></ul><ul><li>Access and search your bookmarks anywhere, by tags or by full-text </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple ways to share your bookmarks and annotations </li></ul>
    7. 7. Diigo – Collaborative Research <ul><li>Diigo groups are ideal for team research </li></ul><ul><li>Pool and organize resources using group bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Group sticky notes are great for discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Group tag dictionary to enforce tagging consistency </li></ul>
    8. 8. Diigo – Social Content <ul><li>Find the most popular bookmarks on any subject </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to the most recent bookmarks by tags, sites, or users </li></ul><ul><li>Get recommended content </li></ul><ul><li>Get related content while browsing </li></ul>
    9. 9. Diigo – Knowledge-Sharing <ul><li>You are what you annotate. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep in touch with friends through content </li></ul><ul><li>Find and connect with people having common interests </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple ways to connect with people </li></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><li>Creating Your Account </li></ul>Registering for Diigo
    11. 12. Join Diigo
    12. 13. Create Your Account
    13. 14. Use the Gmail Trick <ul><li>Create a legitimate gmail account at http://mail.google.com/ . (e.g. [email_address] ). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Then, you can use that base account to &quot;trick&quot; web applications that require e-mail address to create user accounts. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The way it works is that you add a + and a student name/alias after the gmail user name (e.g. [email_address] , etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For instructions visit: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://snipurl.com/googletricks </li></ul></ul>
    14. 15. Create Your Profile <ul><li>Create a Diigo avatar </li></ul>
    15. 16. Avatar Options for Students <ul><li>http://www.befunky.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mrpicassohead.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.myoats.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.picnik.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.buildyourwildself.com / </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dumpr.net/ </li></ul>
    16. 17. Add Basic Information <ul><li>Add some basic information or elect to skip </li></ul>
    17. 18. Find Friends <ul><li>Search you e-mail address books for friends already using Diigo or skip </li></ul>
    18. 19. Activate Your Account <ul><li>Diigo will send you an e-mail requesting that you click on a link to verify your account </li></ul>
    19. 20. Activate Your Account <ul><li>Click on the link or copy/paste the URL address to verify your account </li></ul>
    20. 21. Getting Started with Diigo
    21. 22. Getting Started With Diigo <ul><li>After verifying, you will be invited to install the Diigo toolbar and learn more about Diigo’s capabilities </li></ul>
    22. 23. Installing the Toolbar <ul><li>Download the toolbar. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click the &quot;Install Diigo Toolbar&quot; button. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Run DiigoToolbar.3.0.exe. </li></ul><ul><li>Restart your browser. </li></ul>
    23. 24. Not Allowed to Install Toolbars? <ul><li>Diigolet is not as feature-rich as the Diigo toolbar, but it can be set-up by simple drag-and-drop - no download or installation needed, and it works for all major browsers. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diigolet is a &quot;super bookmarklet&quot; that allows you to highlight and add sticky-notes, in addition to simple bookmarking. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/tools/diigolet </li></ul></ul>
    24. 25. Post to Diigo Browser Button <ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/tools/post_to_diigo </li></ul>
    25. 26. Import Bookmarks from the Web <ul><li>Already have bookmarks hosted on another social bookmarking site? Diigo will import all your bookmarks. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/tools/import_all </li></ul>
    26. 27. Import Bookmarks from Browser
    27. 28. Export Bookmarks <ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/tools/export </li></ul>
    28. 29. Cross-Post Your Bookmarks <ul><li>Aren’t ready to give up that Del.icio.us account? Diigo will cross-post all your bookmarks. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>https://secure.diigo.com/tools/save_to_others </li></ul></ul>
    29. 30. <ul><li>Processing the Web </li></ul>Bookmarking and Annotating
    30. 31. Using the Toolbar
    31. 32. Annotating with Diigo
    32. 33. <ul><li>Share Your Research Across the Web </li></ul>Publish Your Bookmarks
    33. 34. Daily Blog Post <ul><li>enables you automatically post entries to your blog(s) every day containing your latest Diigo annotated bookmarks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/blog_this/daily_blog </li></ul></ul>
    34. 35. Adding Blogs to Your Diigo Account <ul><li>You can add multiple blogs to your Diigo account </li></ul>
    35. 36. Creating Blog Post Jobs <ul><li>Select your job preferences and submit </li></ul>
    36. 38. Blog Directly from Diigo <ul><li>So now as you browse along, you simply highlight and add sticky notes on anything that interests you, and, afterwards, you can easily incorporate your highlights and notes to your blog with one-click &quot;Send to Blog&quot;. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/blog_this/config </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All you have to do is add your blog to Diigo </li></ul>
    37. 39. Send to Blog, Twitter, Facebook
    38. 40. Twitter This <ul><li>When you check “Twitter This” when bookmarking, you can cross post to your Twitter feed </li></ul>
    39. 41. Widgetize Your Diigo <ul><li>Diigo has built-in widgets to broadcast your Diigo Tags and Links </li></ul>
    40. 42. Diigo Tagroll <ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/tools/tagroll </li></ul>
    41. 43. Diigo Linkroll <ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/tools/linkrolls </li></ul><ul><li>Display links that are tag(s) specific and/or with your annotations only. </li></ul><ul><li>When clicking on the bookmarks displayed, your readers will see your annotations (if any) overlayed on top of the original web page, making it a very effective way to share your findings and views. </li></ul>
    42. 44. Customizing Diigo Linkroll
    43. 45. “ Add to Diigo” Widget <ul><li>Encourage people to add your page / blog post to Diigo, and help to increase exposure for your site / blog posts and drive more traffic to your site / blog! </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/tools/add_to_diigo </li></ul>
    44. 46. <ul><li>Tag & Site Communities, Power Searching </li></ul>Diigo Features
    45. 47. Site Communities <ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/community/sites </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregate users who annotate the same website & build meaningful reader communities </li></ul><ul><li>Discover and connect with other readers interested in the same site. </li></ul>
    46. 48. Site Communities Watchlist & WebSlides View
    47. 49. Tag Communities <ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/community/tag </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregate users who annotate sites with the same tags </li></ul><ul><li>Discover and connect with other readers interested in the same site and explore related tags and groups </li></ul>
    48. 50. Tag Communities
    49. 51. Searching with Diigo <ul><li>Diigo has a built-in search engine that lets you search for bookmarks, people, and groups </li></ul>
    50. 52. Diigo Search Results
    51. 53. <ul><li>Contacts, Contact Lists, & Messages </li></ul>Diigo Features
    52. 54. Contacts Lists <ul><li>You can organize your contacts to lists to make it easier to share resources and conversations </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/contact/new_list </li></ul>
    53. 55. Contact Lists <ul><li>Add contacts to a list </li></ul>
    54. 56. Messages / Conversations
    55. 57. <ul><li>Discover New Learning </li></ul>Diigo Features
    56. 58. Discover New Content <ul><li>Use the Discover features to track your friend’s bookmarks, your site Watchlists, and bookmarks recommended to you by your learning community </li></ul>
    57. 59. Watchlist <ul><li>Use the Watchlist to subscribe to tags, sites, and users </li></ul>
    58. 60. Grow Your Learning Network <ul><li>Find other users who are similar to you based on bookmarking and annotation patterns </li></ul>
    59. 61. <ul><li>Lists and Groups </li></ul>Diigo Features
    60. 62. Diigo List
    61. 63. Create a List
    62. 64. Publish a List
    63. 65. WebSlides Presentation View
    64. 66. Interact through WebSlides View
    65. 67. Create a WebSlides Presentation <ul><li>http://slides.diigo.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>To create WebSlides, users simply enter a feed or list of bookmarks and add background music or voice narration. </li></ul><ul><li>By clicking button, the list transforms into a slideshow, bringing Web pages and user comments to life. </li></ul><ul><li>All you and your reader need is just a web browser. </li></ul>
    66. 68. Ways to Create a WebSlides
    67. 69. WebSlides for Bookmarks
    68. 70. WebSlides for RSS Feed
    69. 72. Diigo Groups <ul><li>Diigo Groups Video Tutorial http://snipurl.com/diigogroups </li></ul>
    70. 73. Diigo Group
    71. 74. Group Bookmarks
    72. 75. Joining and Creating Groups
    73. 76. Create a Group
    74. 77. Management <ul><li>Group moderators can customize the level of privacy and accessibility for the group </li></ul>
    75. 78. Managing Group Members
    76. 79. Invite New Members
    77. 80. Managing the Group Forum
    78. 81. Tagging Protocols Diigo Groups Video Tutorial http://snipurl.com/diigogroups
    79. 82. Group Tag Dictionary
    80. 83. <ul><li>Security Features for Teachers and Students </li></ul>Diigo Teacher Console
    81. 84. Diigo Educator Accounts
    82. 85. Diigo Education Resources <ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/teacher_entry/console </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/education </li></ul><ul><li>http://help.diigo.com/Diigo_Educator_Account_-_FAQ </li></ul><ul><li>http://help.diigo.com/Diigo_Educator_Account_-_Getting_Started </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] – for specific help questions </li></ul>
    83. 86. Apply for Educator Status <ul><li>Sign into Diigo </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the Diigo Education Page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Complete the Application Form </li></ul><ul><li>Your application will be reviewed and you will receive an e-mail once your Diigo account has been upgraded to Educator Status </li></ul>
    84. 87. What Does Education Status Mean? <ul><li>You can create student accounts for an entire class with just a few clicks (and student email addresses are optional for account creation) </li></ul><ul><li>Students of the same class are automatically set up as a Diigo group so they can start using all the benefits that a Diigo group provides, such as group bookmarks and annotations, and group forums. </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy settings of student accounts are pre-set so that only teachers and classmates can communicate with them. </li></ul><ul><li>Ads presented to student account users are limited to education-related sponsors. </li></ul>
    85. 88. Teacher Console <ul><li>The Teacher Console will appear in your profile list </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.diigo.com/teacher_entry/console </li></ul>
    86. 89. Create a Class Group
    87. 90. Educational Status for Class Groups
    88. 91. Convert Existing Groups <ul><li>Open the group </li></ul><ul><li>Click &quot;manage group&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Click “group overview” </li></ul><ul><li>Under group details, click &quot;edit&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Change the category to &quot;Education - K12&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>The group will be upgraded to a &quot;class group&quot; with ad-free status, secure student accounts, and will appear within the Teacher Console </li></ul>
    89. 92. Add Members
    90. 93. Adding Students WITHOUT E-Mails
    91. 94. Add Students with Diigo Accounts
    92. 95. Print Member Login Information
    93. 97. Manage Members
    94. 98. How Are Educators Using Diigo? <ul><li>Annotate curriculum documents and add stickies to show where tech integration is happening and could happen. That could be annotated for a group of curriculum writers. </li></ul><ul><li>Annotate state education agency memos for your administrators. Among a team, share the implications of the ideas in the memo, the most important points, and so on. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a slideshow of clickable web sites grabbed from your bookmarks. </li></ul><ul><li>Publish your annotations/comments to your blogs or embed linkrolls and tagrolls onto a wiki or website. </li></ul>See http://tinyurl.com/5k4yqw for more integration ideas
    95. 99. What’s Coming Up with Diigo? <ul><li>Educational domain for Diigo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviewed and approved teacher-plus accounts separate from the main Diigo site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only students invited by teachers will be able to join EduDiigo groups </li></ul></ul>
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