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  • 10 Steps to Extension 2.0 http://www.flickr.com/photos/mayr / Beth Kanter, Beth’s Blog
  • Trainer, coach, and consultant to nonprofits and effective technology use. Beth Kanter: Offline
  • Beth Kanter: Online Profiles & Presence Content in many places RSS Powered Fundraising Sharing photos, bookmarks, videos, and more Conversations connections
  • So, what is this Web 2.0 Stuff anyway?
  • Using the Internet to instantly collaborate, share information, and have a conversation about ideas we care about. 
  • Anthropology Professor Michael Wesch from the University of Kansas explains it best Let’s Watch It!
  • What do you think are core themes of Web2.0 … type into the chat .. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/
  • Listening http://www.flickr.com/photos/sookie /
  • Social Interaction http://www.flickr.com/photos/vox /
  • Sharing Content for use and reuse
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/ethanz/ Openness
  • Mindset change
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/petroleumjelliffe/ It’s Messy!
  • Low Risk Experiments http://www.flickr.com/photos/striatic
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnnyhuh/ Ready to take those first Steps? It’s Fun! Trust Me!
  • Step 1: Find People
  • How to find people who are passionate about your program or ideas
  • Let’s watch it for a few minutes
  • Personal learning Program outreach Connect with potential supporters Guide students to conversations Help students discover resources Find content for instructional materials Collaboration on student or other projects And …….
  • Discovery http://www.flickr.com/photos/joehastings/
    • Brainstorm keywords
    • Technorati blog finder
    • 3. Explore what you find
    • 4. Ask how to incorporate into your practice?
    Demonstrate the Technorati Blog Finder!
  • Step 2: Read People’s Minds, Win Their Hearts
  • A homeless person isn’t someone you pass on your way into a fancy restaurant
  • Benefit Value Metric
  • What if ……    Same tool, different feature  
  • What could you learn from reading this blog and engaging in a conversation? 
  • Or this one? 
  • Discovery http://www.flickr.com/photos/joehastings/ 1.  Brainstorm key words 2.  Why useful?  3.  Search in blog posts 4. Set up a watchlist 5. Check it regularly Let’s demonstrate the Technorati Post Blog Search And watchlist!
  • Step 3: Scatter bread crumbs http://www.flickr.com/photos/notraces/
  • Discovery http://www.flickr.com/photos/joehastings/ Leave one comment a day Comment like a King or Queen Don't forget to include your link
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/brettlider/ Step 4: Ready, Set, Start Blogging
  • Individual Blogs Reflect about your practice Connect with peers Thinking out loud, thinking allowed http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/
  • Let’s Visit Some Blogs by Extension Professionals
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/pitel/ Let’s talk about comfort …
  • Discovery Exercise http://www.flickr.com/photos/joehastings/
    • What you want to learn/write
    • Be fearless or find a blog buddy
    • Set up a blog (blogger is free)
    • Write something everyday for 21 days
    Demo Create a blog and post in two minutes for free
  • Step 5: Use RSS as an Information Coping Tool http://www.flickr.com/photos/alismith44/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/smudie / RSS Reader
    • How To Find Feeds
    • Technorati Blog Finder – highly rated
    • Add feeds from blogs they recommend
    • Add feeds of blogs from commentors
    • Ask your colleagues
    • Check for feeds from favorite web sites
    • Watchlists and Search Feeds
  • Discovery http://www.flickr.com/photos/joehastings/ Set up bloglines account Add a few RSS feeds Make it a habit to read your feeds Blog about it Demo Show bloglines
  • Step 6: Share the face of your organization
  • Flickr for Instruction Add notes to photos Easy to Blog Findable Groups Description CC License Download
  • Discovery http://www.flickr.com/photos/joehastings/
    • 1.    Open account, learn basics
    • 2.    Set up “Blog This”
    • 3.    Browse photos
    • 4.    Check license, blog
    • Participate in a group
  • Step 7: Use Tagging To Share Resources
  • Social Bookmarking
  • Findable
  • What are some ways that Nonprofits can pick the low Take advantage of the social aspects of tagging What did you tag?
  • Anyone can access on the web! Easily forward links Subscribe to other people’s streams Browse by tag
  • Publish links to your blog!
  • Discovery Exercise http://www.flickr.com/photos/joehastings/ Attend the session on May 9 th !
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/sylvaincarle/ Step 8: Create and Remix Content
  • A Story …
  • 2 4 3 1
  • The results …
  • Source: Creative Commons
  • Source: Creative Commons
  • User-Generated Content in An Educational Context Create collaborative, student-authored resources Enable public feedback on student assignments Give voice to communities and encourage idea sharing
  • Discovery Exercise http://www.flickr.com/photos/joehastings/ What are some ideas for collaborating with others to create/remix content? What issues come up?
  • Step 9: Wiki This or Wiki That
  • http://collaborate.extension.org/wiki/Main_Page
  • Discovery http://www.flickr.com/photos/joehastings/ Working in MediaWiki an Article Start to Finish For May 9 th , we’ll be using this space for our tagging reflections Demo How easy it is to edit wiki
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/sd/ Step 10: Open Tools
  • Online Web-based Productivity Tools http://www.flickr.com/photos/fernando/ Think your office tools on the web!
  • Benefits Easy to share Familiar interface 24/7 access via the Internet Versioning Save local copies Import/export
  • Drawbacks Comfort Zone Right tool for task? Sustainability No Internet, No Work Security
  • Discovery http://www.flickr.com/photos/joehastings/ Where does it make the most sense to incorporate one or more of these tools into your practice? Easy start – Email, address book and slide shows Demo Slide Share
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/gracewong / Share your path