Diigo Educator Account 101


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A step-by-step tutorial overview of Diigo's core features and Diigo Educator Account setup.

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  • Diigo Educator Account 101

    1. 1. DIG DEEPER WITH DIIGO EDUCATION www.diigo.com/education http://jdorman.wikispaces.com/diigo
    2. 2. 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/
    3. 3. 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>
    4. 4. 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>
    5. 5. 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>
    6. 6. Getting Started with Diigo
    7. 7. 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.Xexe. </li></ul><ul><li>Restart your browser. </li></ul>
    8. 8. 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>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Processing the Web </li></ul>Bookmarking and Annotating
    10. 10. Using the Toolbar
    11. 11. Annotating with Diigo
    12. 12. <ul><li>Security Features for Teachers and Students </li></ul>Diigo Teacher Console
    13. 13. Diigo Educator Accounts
    14. 14. 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>
    15. 16. 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>
    16. 17. Security Settings – Under 13 <ul><li>Under 13 accounts – students are unable to customize their profiles (no image uploads, etc.) </li></ul>
    17. 18. 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>
    18. 19. Create a Class Group
    19. 20. Class Groups
    20. 21. Managing the Group Forum
    21. 22. Tagging Protocols Diigo Groups Video Tutorial http://snipurl.com/diigogroups
    22. 23. Group Tag Dictionary
    23. 24. 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>
    24. 25. Add Members
    25. 26. Adding Students WITHOUT E-Mails
    26. 27. Add Students with Existing Diigo Accounts
    27. 28. Print Member Login Information
    28. 30. Manage Members
    29. 31. “ Graduating” Student Accounts <ul><li>Teacher-created student accounts can be converted to a full account upon teacher request </li></ul>
    30. 32. How Are Educators Using Diigo? <ul><li>Gather and collaborate on online findings. </li></ul><ul><li>Use annotations to guide students to the most important information on a site, with a discussion starter or question posted on the sticky note. </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
    31. 33. What’s Coming Up with Diigo? <ul><li>Dedicated Educational Network </li></ul><ul><li>Lots more as Diigo evolves based on educator use and input . . . </li></ul>