Blogging at Murdoch University What, why and naked hamsters Kathryn Greenhill  July 2008 Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.m...
Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Preconceptions <ul><li>Blogs are </li></ul><ul><li>Blather </li></ul><ul><li>about ... </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http:/...
Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Blogs are also Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Blogging is often about <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Commenting </li></ul><ul><li>Linking </li></ul><ul><li>Answering...
...so blogging takes .... Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
What will you exchange ? Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Outline <ul><li>1. What’s a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>1.1 Elements of a typical blog </li></ul><ul><li>1.2 How people find b...
These slides are available <ul><li>On my blog: </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat </li></ul><ul><li>O...
Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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1. WHAT’S A BLOG ? Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
What’s a blog ? <ul><li>“  .... a website </li></ul>Wikipedia entry, Blog (Accessed 7 July 2008 -  http://en.wikipedia.org...
What’s a blog ? <ul><li>“  .... a website, usually maintained by an individual,  </li></ul>Wikipedia entry, Blog (Accessed...
What’s a blog ? <ul><li>“  .... a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descri...
What’s a blog ? <ul><li>“  .... a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descri...
What’s a blog ? <ul><li>“  .... a website </li></ul>Wikipedia entry, Blog (Accessed 7 July 2008 -  http://en.wikipedia.org...
Evolution of the term <ul><li>Web log </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog   </li></ul><ul><li>19 December 1997 Jo...
1.2 ELEMENTS OF A  TYPICAL BLOG Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
About mashups Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Mash ups Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Elements of a typical blog Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
A blog is not a series of web pages Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
A blog is a database. Each entry is a record. Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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1.2 HOW PEOPLE FIND BLOGS Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Technorati Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Google blog search Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Directories / lists/ “best of”  Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Social Bookmarking sites Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Reading key blogs Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Links from other blogs Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Blogrolls Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
1.3 HOW PEOPLE READ BLOGS Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Visit the site Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
On different devices Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
and... Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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RSS Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
RSS in Plain English  http://thecommoncraftshow.blip.tv/file/205570/  The Commoncraft show. Kathryn Greenhill  http://blog...
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RSS is flexible too... Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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What does it mean when my blog has an RSS feed? <ul><li>Content pushed </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to subscribe </li></ul><ul><...
2. WHY BLOG? Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
2.1 The context:  changing scholarship Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Source:  Johnny Lee: Wii Remote hacks  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgKCrGvShZs Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch....
(Re)Create (RE)IMAGINE (Re)Do (Re)Examine (Re)Imagine (Re)Experience (Re)Make (Re)Define (Re)Introduce (Re)Engineer (Re)St...
What do these things mean... Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
When we have hundreds of free copies ... Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
And everyone can be a publisher and broadcaster ... Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
<ul><li>Publish </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual property </li></ul><u...
2.2 HOW PEOPLE USE BLOGS Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Conference site <ul><li>http://datamining.it.uts.edu.au/conferences/wi08/?page_id=17 </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://b...
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Curriculum vitae <ul><li>http://www.fionabradley.com/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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e-book <ul><li>http://castleofotranto.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Library catalogue <ul><li>http://about.scriblio.net/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Instead of powerpoint <ul><li>http://presentingblogs.wordpress.com/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu....
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Dictionary <ul><li>http://moneyterms.co.uk/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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UWM blogs <ul><li>University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee </li></ul><ul><li>http://umwblogs.org/wiki/index.php/Ten_ideas_for_usi...
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Aggregated class blog <ul><li>http://asianamericanlit.umwblogs.org/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu....
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A literary journal <ul><li>http://groundedjournal.elsweb.org/home/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.a...
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Italian language mashups <ul><li>http://ilmashup.umwblogs.org/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/ed...
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Hear poetry <ul><li>http://ecaudio.umwblogs.org/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Why would you blog ? <ul><li>Online “home” </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>See progress through time....
2. 3 BLOG HOSTING OPTIONS Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Blog hosting options <ul><li>Free third party “readymade” site (eg. blogger, myspace, wordpress or edublogs ) </li></ul><u...
Why NOT have a blog hosted by Murdoch University ? <ul><li>Blog is not just for study / work </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership <...
Why have a blog hosted by  Murdoch University ? <ul><ul><li>Required for work / study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guarantee...
<ul><ul><li>Access via intranet only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authentication via LDAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integra...
3. MURDOCH BLOGS Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
3.1 PILOT PROJECT Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Pilot project <ul><li>Funded by Learning Technologies Steering Group </li></ul><ul><li>Kathryn Greenhill, Library/ITS – pr...
Blogs in the pilot project <ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>External Students blog (info from library) – Amanda Heptinsta...
Blog address <ul><li>http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/[whatyouchoose] </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/...
Software Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Why WordPress MU ? <ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Widely used </li></ul><ul><l...
How do Murdoch blogs work ? Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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One author ... Many blogs Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
One blog ... Many authors Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Getting a blog <ul><li>Agree to legal terms and conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Select license </li></ul><ul><li>Add authors ...
3.2 CREATIVE COMMONS Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
<ul><li>Image of CC  </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Why Creative Commons? <ul><li>About sharing </li></ul><ul><li>About distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Your naked hamster will...
Overriding Creative Commons <ul><li>Choose different license on theme </li></ul><ul><li>Add attribution to individual post...
CUSTOMISING YOUR BLOG Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Do not *have* to change anything Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Customising your blog <ul><li>3.3 The way your blog works </li></ul><ul><li>(making your hamster do tricks) </li></ul><ul>...
Customising your blog <ul><li>3.3 The way your blog works </li></ul><ul><li>Options </li></ul><ul><li>Plugins </li></ul><u...
Customising your blog <ul><li>3.3  The way your blog works </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtech...
Dashboard Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Plugins Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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<ul><li>With toys </li></ul><ul><li>your hamster </li></ul><ul><li>can do tricks </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs...
<ul><li>With plugins </li></ul><ul><li>your blog </li></ul><ul><li>can do more </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.m...
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Plugins switched on for all blogs <ul><li>More privacy options </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG print </li></ul><ul><li>Anarchy m...
Plugins you can choose to switch on Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Plugin - Add RSS Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Plugin – Photo dropper Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Plugin – Sociable Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Customising your blog <ul><li>3.4 The way your blog looks </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
Customising your blog <ul><li>(dressing your hamster) </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Murdoch corporate Kathryn Greenhill  http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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Presented at Academic Work Matters session at Murdoch University 16 July 2008. Describes and defines academic blogging and a pilot project to host 20 blogs on university servers using WordPressMU.

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  1. 1. Blogging at Murdoch University What, why and naked hamsters Kathryn Greenhill July 2008 Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  3. 3. Preconceptions <ul><li>Blogs are </li></ul><ul><li>Blather </li></ul><ul><li>about ... </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  4. 4. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  8. 8. Blogs are also Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  9. 9. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  10. 10. Blogging is often about <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Commenting </li></ul><ul><li>Linking </li></ul><ul><li>Answering comments </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Embedding from other sources </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating with other bloggers using other web media </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  11. 11. ...so blogging takes .... Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  12. 12. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  13. 13. What will you exchange ? Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  14. 14. Outline <ul><li>1. What’s a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>1.1 Elements of a typical blog </li></ul><ul><li>1.2 How people find blogs </li></ul><ul><li>1.3 How people read blogs </li></ul><ul><li>2. Why blog? </li></ul><ul><li>2.1 Context – changes to scholarly communication </li></ul><ul><li>2.2 How people use blogs </li></ul><ul><li>2.3 Blog hosting options </li></ul><ul><li>3. Murdoch Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>3.1 Pilot project </li></ul><ul><li>3.2 Why Creative Commons? </li></ul><ul><li>3.3 How to get a blog </li></ul><ul><li>3.4 Customising how your blog works </li></ul><ul><li>3.5 Customising how your blog looks </li></ul><ul><li>4. Decisions to make about your blog </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  15. 15. These slides are available <ul><li>On my blog: </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat </li></ul><ul><li>On Slideshare.net </li></ul><ul><li>Search for user: edtechkat </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  19. 19. 1. WHAT’S A BLOG ? Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  20. 20. What’s a blog ? <ul><li>“ .... a website </li></ul>Wikipedia entry, Blog (Accessed 7 July 2008 - http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Blog&oldid=223455162 ) Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  21. 21. What’s a blog ? <ul><li>“ .... a website, usually maintained by an individual, </li></ul>Wikipedia entry, Blog (Accessed 7 July 2008 - http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Blog&oldid=223455162 ) Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  22. 22. What’s a blog ? <ul><li>“ .... a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. </li></ul>Wikipedia entry, Blog (Accessed 7 July 2008 - http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Blog&oldid=223455162 ) Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  23. 23. What’s a blog ? <ul><li>“ .... a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse chronological order.” </li></ul>Wikipedia entry, Blog (Accessed 7 July 2008 - http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Blog&oldid=223455162 ) Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  24. 24. What’s a blog ? <ul><li>“ .... a website </li></ul>Wikipedia entry, Blog (Accessed 7 July 2008 - http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Blog&oldid=223455162 ) Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  25. 25. Evolution of the term <ul><li>Web log </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog </li></ul><ul><li>19 December 1997 Jorn Barger </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>“ We blog” </li></ul><ul><li>April/May 1999 Peter Merholz </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  26. 26. 1.2 ELEMENTS OF A TYPICAL BLOG Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  27. 27. About mashups Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  28. 28. Mash ups Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  29. 29. Elements of a typical blog Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  30. 30. A blog is not a series of web pages Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  31. 31. A blog is a database. Each entry is a record. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  37. 37. 1.2 HOW PEOPLE FIND BLOGS Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  38. 38. Technorati Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  39. 39. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  40. 40. Google blog search Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  41. 41. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  42. 42. Directories / lists/ “best of” Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  43. 43. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  44. 44. Social Bookmarking sites Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  45. 45. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  46. 46. Reading key blogs Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  47. 47. Links from other blogs Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  48. 48. Blogrolls Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  49. 49. 1.3 HOW PEOPLE READ BLOGS Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  50. 50. Visit the site Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  51. 51. On different devices Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  52. 52. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  53. 53. and... Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  54. 54. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  55. 55. RSS Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  56. 56. RSS in Plain English http://thecommoncraftshow.blip.tv/file/205570/ The Commoncraft show. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  57. 57. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  64. 64. RSS is flexible too... Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  65. 65. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  67. 67. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  68. 68. What does it mean when my blog has an RSS feed? <ul><li>Content pushed </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to subscribe </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t know who is subscribed </li></ul><ul><li>Re-purposing </li></ul><ul><li>“ Publish” = RSS (even if you change it later) </li></ul><ul><li>Findability </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  69. 69. 2. WHY BLOG? Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  70. 70. 2.1 The context: changing scholarship Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  71. 71. Source: Johnny Lee: Wii Remote hacks http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgKCrGvShZs Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  72. 72. (Re)Create (RE)IMAGINE (Re)Do (Re)Examine (Re)Imagine (Re)Experience (Re)Make (Re)Define (Re)Introduce (Re)Engineer (Re)Start (Re)Present (Re)Explore (Re)Deploy (Re)State (Re)Store (Re)Apply ( Re)Attribute (Re)Build (Re)Affirm (Re)Born (Re)Connect (Re)Act (Re)Form (Re)Turn (Re)Confirm (Re)Allocate (Re)Configure (Re)Arrange (Re)Incorporate (Re)Conceive (Re)Converge (Re)Appraise (Re)Invent (Re)Cast (Re)Establish (Re)Constitute (Re)Adapt (Re)Iterate) (Re)Consider (Re)Learn (Re)Educate (Re)Assess ( Re)Align (Re)Compose (Re)Search (Re)Act (Re)Adjust (Re)Join ( Re)Construct (Re)Awaken Source: Disruptive Scholarship: An Idea Whose Time Has Come http://www.public.iastate.edu/~gerrymck/IPC2008-DC.ppt Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  73. 73. What do these things mean... Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  74. 74. When we have hundreds of free copies ... Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  75. 75. And everyone can be a publisher and broadcaster ... Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  76. 76. <ul><li>Publish </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual property </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarly debate </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Community of Practice </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  77. 77. 2.2 HOW PEOPLE USE BLOGS Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  82. 82. Conference site <ul><li>http://datamining.it.uts.edu.au/conferences/wi08/?page_id=17 </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  83. 83. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  84. 84. Curriculum vitae <ul><li>http://www.fionabradley.com/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  85. 85. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  86. 86. e-book <ul><li>http://castleofotranto.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  87. 87. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  88. 88. Library catalogue <ul><li>http://about.scriblio.net/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  89. 89. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  90. 90. Instead of powerpoint <ul><li>http://presentingblogs.wordpress.com/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  91. 91. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  92. 92. Dictionary <ul><li>http://moneyterms.co.uk/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  93. 93. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  94. 94. UWM blogs <ul><li>University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee </li></ul><ul><li>http://umwblogs.org/wiki/index.php/Ten_ideas_for_using_UMW_Blogs </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  95. 95. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  96. 96. Aggregated class blog <ul><li>http://asianamericanlit.umwblogs.org/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  97. 97. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  98. 98. A literary journal <ul><li>http://groundedjournal.elsweb.org/home/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  99. 99. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  100. 100. Italian language mashups <ul><li>http://ilmashup.umwblogs.org/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  101. 101. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  102. 102. Hear poetry <ul><li>http://ecaudio.umwblogs.org/ </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  103. 103. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  104. 104. Why would you blog ? <ul><li>Online “home” </li></ul><ul><li>Clarify thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>See progress through time. </li></ul><ul><li>Connect </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Converse </li></ul><ul><li>Claim ideas first </li></ul><ul><li>Part of network effect </li></ul><ul><li>Human voice </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  105. 105. 2. 3 BLOG HOSTING OPTIONS Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  106. 106. Blog hosting options <ul><li>Free third party “readymade” site (eg. blogger, myspace, wordpress or edublogs ) </li></ul><ul><li>Buy third party web hosting only then install and maintain your own blog site </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted, maintained and administered by Murdoch University </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  107. 107. Why NOT have a blog hosted by Murdoch University ? <ul><li>Blog is not just for study / work </li></ul><ul><li>Ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Take with you when you leave </li></ul><ul><li>“ Personal branding” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Throw away” site </li></ul><ul><li>Data does not need to be secure </li></ul><ul><li>Customise look and features intricately </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  108. 108. Why have a blog hosted by Murdoch University ? <ul><ul><li>Required for work / study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guaranteed secure data – ethics or business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intellectual property belongs to university </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>murdoch.edu.au web address </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students access without using up internet QUOTA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t have skill or time to evaluate third party hosting </li></ul></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  109. 109. <ul><ul><li>Access via intranet only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authentication via LDAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration with other university systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not based on a specific Course Unit and the very basic facility of the LMS is not sufficient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concerns about advertisements appearing on the blog </li></ul></ul>Why have a blog hosted by Murdoch University ? Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  110. 110. 3. MURDOCH BLOGS Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  111. 111. 3.1 PILOT PROJECT Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  112. 112. Pilot project <ul><li>Funded by Learning Technologies Steering Group </li></ul><ul><li>Kathryn Greenhill, Library/ITS – project management </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Quinn, ITS – technical management </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Pugliese, TLC – themes </li></ul><ul><li>Low maintenance and support </li></ul><ul><li>Monday 28 July to end of Semester 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation then decide on continuation </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  113. 113. Blogs in the pilot project <ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>External Students blog (info from library) – Amanda Heptinstall </li></ul><ul><li>Special Collections – Grant Stone </li></ul><ul><li>Library desk blog - Jean McKay </li></ul><ul><li>Emerging Technologies Specialist blog - Kathryn Greenhill </li></ul><ul><li>Rockingham Library experimental blog. - Deb Hamblin / Pim McCreedy </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate with our users blog - Jean McKay / Margaret Jones </li></ul><ul><li>Library Director - Margaret Jones </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Libby Lee (Education) </li></ul><ul><li>Penny Coutas (Education) </li></ul><ul><li>Lindy Norris (Education) </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Wright (Education/ Arts) </li></ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul><ul><li>Joint blog for University Emerging Technology Group - Rob Phillips /Kathryn Greenhill </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Technologies Steering Group blog - Kathryn Greenhill and LTSG </li></ul><ul><li>Media, Culture and Communications, Silvia Rosenstreich </li></ul><ul><li>Simon Order, Media Lecturer, Murdoch Dubai </li></ul><ul><li>ITS Incident Management Team </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Management System update / upgrade info - Chris Quinn and Zig Tan </li></ul><ul><li>First Year Experience Co-ordinator - Pamela Martin-Lynch </li></ul><ul><li>Monster Resource Hungry Example Multi Media blog - Kathryn Greenhill </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  114. 114. Blog address <ul><li>http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/[whatyouchoose] </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  115. 115. Software Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  117. 117. Why WordPress MU ? <ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Widely used </li></ul><ul><li>Best of breed </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of user guides </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  118. 118. How do Murdoch blogs work ? Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  120. 120. One author ... Many blogs Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  121. 121. One blog ... Many authors Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  122. 122. Getting a blog <ul><li>Agree to legal terms and conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Select license </li></ul><ul><li>Add authors </li></ul><ul><li>Name blog (can be changed) </li></ul><ul><li>Select URL (cannot be changed) </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  123. 123. 3.2 CREATIVE COMMONS Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  124. 124. <ul><li>Image of CC </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  125. 125. Why Creative Commons? <ul><li>About sharing </li></ul><ul><li>About distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Your naked hamster will be stolen anyhow </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  126. 126. Overriding Creative Commons <ul><li>Choose different license on theme </li></ul><ul><li>Add attribution to individual post </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  127. 127. CUSTOMISING YOUR BLOG Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  128. 128. Do not *have* to change anything Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  129. 129. Customising your blog <ul><li>3.3 The way your blog works </li></ul><ul><li>(making your hamster do tricks) </li></ul><ul><li>3.4 The way your blog looks </li></ul><ul><li>(dressing your hamster) </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  130. 130. Customising your blog <ul><li>3.3 The way your blog works </li></ul><ul><li>Options </li></ul><ul><li>Plugins </li></ul><ul><li>3.4 The way your blog looks </li></ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  131. 131. Customising your blog <ul><li>3.3 The way your blog works </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  132. 132. Dashboard Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  133. 133. Options Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  146. 146. Plugins Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  148. 148. <ul><li>With toys </li></ul><ul><li>your hamster </li></ul><ul><li>can do tricks </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  149. 149. <ul><li>With plugins </li></ul><ul><li>your blog </li></ul><ul><li>can do more </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  151. 151. Plugins switched on for all blogs <ul><li>More privacy options </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG print </li></ul><ul><li>Anarchy media player </li></ul><ul><li>Allow embedded videos </li></ul><ul><li>Akismet </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  152. 152. Plugins you can choose to switch on Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  156. 156. Plugin - Add RSS Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  173. 173. Plugin – Subscribe to Comments Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  178. 178. Plugin – Wordpress video plugin Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  184. 184. Customising your blog <ul><li>3.4 The way your blog looks </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  185. 185. Customising your blog <ul><li>(dressing your hamster) </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  192. 192. Themes <ul><li>Over 80 themes to chose from </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  194. 194. Murdoch corporate Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  221. 221. Decisions to make about your blog <ul><li>Define purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Define success </li></ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>Audience </li></ul><ul><li>Conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  222. 222. Decisions to make about your blog <ul><li>Voice </li></ul><ul><li>Image on header </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Name / tagline </li></ul><ul><li>Would you read your own blog? </li></ul><ul><li>Your privacy, others’ privacy </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
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  224. 224. Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  225. 225. Image credits <ul><li>All images or screenshots not credited below created by me. </li></ul><ul><li>Other images below downloaded from Flickr.com, unless otherwise specified </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 1 Undressed Hamster from the site : http://www.missoandfriends.com/misso/create/petdressup/index.php </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 4 Jelly Sandwich Heart (Blood Sugar Low?) http://flickr.com/photos/fornal/363700193/ Uploaded on January 21, 2007 by Bob.Fornal </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 5 Baby red http://flickr.com/photos/fofurasfelinas/9357496/ Uploaded on April 14, 2005 by fofurasfelinas </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 6 tight curve http://flickr.com/photos/enigmatic/361525280/in/photostream/ Uploaded on January 18, 2007 by Bashed </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE7 XML is colorful http://flickr.com/photos/willpate/63813414/ Uploaded on November 16, 2005 by Will Pate </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 9 Great Flexibility ! http://flickr.com/photos/khalid-almasoud/474399662/ Uploaded on April 27, 2007 by khalid almasoud </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 12 Time Warp http://www.flickr.com/photos/kt/314372109/ Uploaded to Flickr on December 5, 2006 by The Rocketeer </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 78 California Dreamin‘http://flickr.com/photos/telstar/97068276/ Uploaded on February 8, 2006 by Telstar Logistics </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 79 DSCN2141 http://flickr.com/photos/lukem/63031189/ Uploaded on November 14, 2005 by caled </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 80 Studying http://flickr.com/photos/hettiemcfarlane/2548897187/ Uploaded on June 4, 2008 by Hettie McFarlane </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 81 Coffee Break http://flickr.com/photos/rooreynolds/509145604/ Uploaded on May 22, 2007 by Roo Reynolds </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat
  226. 226. Image credits <ul><li>All images or screenshots not credited below created by me. </li></ul><ul><li>Other images below downloaded from Flickr.com, unless otherwise specified </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 129 littlest sanitation worker http://www.flickr.com/photos/barretthall/2122350041/ Uploaded on December 20, 2007 by popofatticus </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 132 Power Plug http://flickr.com/photos/ppdigital/2058130092/ Uploaded on November 24, 2007 by Darren Hester </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDE 224 Water On My Hands http://www.flickr.com/photos/paseodelsur/111784308/ Uploaded to Flickr on March 13, 2006 by carlosluis </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/edtechkat

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