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ELIB 570 Web FInal

  1. 1. Soshiku ELIB 570 Peter Fatzaun Friday, May 21, 2010
  2. 2. What is Soshiku? • A simple but powerful tool that manages your school assignments/work • Designed for students (elementary - college) not for business people • Focused around providing students with a way to manage their various projects/ assignments effectively Friday, May 21, 2010
  3. 3. What can Soshiku do? • Can be used to track test schedules, assignments, and due dates • Can notify you by text message or email, so that you never miss a deadline • Can organize your work • Can upload files Friday, May 21, 2010
  4. 4. What can Soshiku do? • Can check off tasks when they are complete • Can write notes • Can work with partners (chat, share files and collaborate so you are both on the same page) Friday, May 21, 2010
  5. 5. What can Soshiku do? • Can add courses and homework assignments with mobile devices via text messaging and email • Parents can track students assignments Friday, May 21, 2010
  6. 6. Difference of Soshiku to the others • Designed at school children and college students • Completely free to use • Being able to be reminded with a text message or email • Collaborative features Friday, May 21, 2010
  7. 7. How does the registration process work? • Very easy to sign up to an account • Only need to enter your username and password, email/phone number is optional Friday, May 21, 2010
  8. 8. How does Soshiku look and feel to use? • The first thing to do is create a list of the subject or courses you are currently studying Friday, May 21, 2010
  9. 9. How does Soshiku look and feel to use? • Scheduling assignments is a simple process. Just type in the assignment name, pick a course, date due, then how you want to be reminded. Friday, May 21, 2010
  10. 10. How does Soshiku look and feel to use? • You can also add notes for the assignment, specific tasks that need completed and upload documents that will help you or partners finish projects. Friday, May 21, 2010
  11. 11. How does Soshiku look and feel to use? • To be reminded by “text messaging” on your cell phone just fill in your cell number and carrier. Friday, May 21, 2010
  12. 12. How does Soshiku look and feel to use? • After you get everything set up...go to your home page to get a quick overview of what needs to be worked on. Friday, May 21, 2010
  13. 13. How does Soshiku look and feel to use? • Very simple and fun to navigate • Calendar located on side of page • List of your pending deadlines • Easy to keep track of which assignments are for which subjects Friday, May 21, 2010
  14. 14. Implication to the Library • Encourage teachers to have their students signed up with Soshiku • Students check out materials from the library then they can update their Soshiku account with Library Due Dates Friday, May 21, 2010
  15. 15. The Pros of Soshiku • It is FREE • Email and text message updates for deadlines • Collaboration features, uploading documents, interactive • Very simple and easy to use Friday, May 21, 2010
  16. 16. Cons of Soshiku • Advertisements pop up (minimal) • Limit of subjects/courses (10) per account Friday, May 21, 2010
  17. 17. My Review • Applying technology onto students is always a plus (better than a binder and pencil) • Great that you can receive reminders and notifications of upcoming due dates on your cell phone or email...the most important part of this service • Simple and easy to use system • Collaborative features are a plus Friday, May 21, 2010
  18. 18. Soshiku • Take the free tour in order to have a better understanding of this service and its features • www.soshiku.com Friday, May 21, 2010