Social Software For Writing

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This is a workshop/presentation I led at the NITLE Learning to Writing in the Digital Age conference in April 2008

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Social Software For Writing

  1. 1. Social Software for Writing Workshop for NITLE LWDA April 2008
  2. 2. Social Bookmarking: Storing, Organizing, Finding <ul><li>Popular sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>del.icio.us (http://del.icio.us/) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>diigo (http://www.diigo.com/buzz/hot) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ma.gnolia (http://ma.gnolia.com/) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scholarly sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.scholar.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://citeulike.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://connotea.org </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Using Social Bookmarking in Writing <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Writing collaboratively: Using Wiki Technology <ul><ul><li>Go to nitless.wikispaces.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start writing! </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Using Collaborative Tools
  6. 6. Writing Collectively: Blogs <ul><ul><li>Blog Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://blogsearch.google.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://technorati.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.icerocket.com/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://blogpulse.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edublogs (http://edublogs.org) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger (http://www.blogger.com) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordpress.com (http://www.wordpress.com) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Typepad (http://www.typepad.com) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wordpress MU ( umwblogs.org ; blogs.brynmawr.edu ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moveable Type ( http://www.movabletype.org/ ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drupal ( http://www.drupal.org ) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Uses for blogs
  8. 8. Connecting and Communicating     <ul><ul><li>IM (http://www.meebo.com/) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter (http://www.twitter.com; http://www.twitter.com/lblanken) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook (http://www.facebook.com) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Uses for Connection and Communication tools
  10. 10. Multimedia: Video, Audio, Images <ul><ul><li>Video sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube ( http://www.youtube.com ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ustream ( http://www.ustream.tv/ ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blip.tv ( http://www.blip.tv ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OurMedia ( http://www.ourmedia.org ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr ( http://www.flickr.com ; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://flickr.com/photos/47748104@N00/938910027/ ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasting (iTunesU) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Voicethread ( http://voicethread.com/#home ;  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://voicethread.com/share/93377/ ) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Using Multimedia in Education
  12. 12. Lessons learned and Ideas revealed
  13. 13. Resources <ul><ul><li>This presentation ( http://docs.google.com/Presentation?id=ajf97p8k367_98dpgcw6j3 ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eHub ( http://www.emilychang.com/go/ehub/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liberal Education Today ( http://b2e.nitle.org/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovate ( http://innovateonline.info/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Commons ( http://www.academiccommons.org/ ) </li></ul></ul>

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