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Smith.Lis5313.Final Project

Smith.Lis5313.Final Project



Blogging 'bout Books by Lynn Smith

Blogging 'bout Books by Lynn Smith



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    • BLOGGING ‘BOUT BOOKS Blogging Lynn Smith – LIS5313 – Fall 2009
    • Blog
      • Book Review – evaluation of a book
      • Information Literacy – find, evaluate and use information to solve a problem
      • Web 2.0 – 2 nd generation of the World Wide Web -----
      - Shortened version of Weblog Technology
    • Question heard throughout the library?
      • “ Is this a good book?”
      “ Is this a good book?” The question heard most by library/media center specialist in elementary schools.
    • Combining
        • Elementary Students K-5 +
        • Book Reviews +
        • Web 2.0
      = Blogging ‘ bout Books
    • Creating a blog for book reviews
      • Teacher’s First
        • Choose the blog software
        • Register for an account
        • Name your blog
        • Start blogging
      Who may read the blog? Who may see the comments? Who may register? Who may post? Who may see the author name?
    • Writing a BOOK REVIEW
      • Read the book.
      • Make sure to fill in the title and the author.
      • What makes the book good or bad?
      • Do you recommend the book - or not?
    • Information Literacy and Blogging
      • Elementary Students
      • will learn to:
        • Find : the blog or a book
        • Evaluate : the review
          • or the book
        • Use the information –
          • “ This is a good book!”
    • Blogging and the Learning Styles
      • All students have ONE primary learning style. Blogging stimulates 3 of the primary learning styles:
        • Kinesthetic (touching)
        • Visual (seeing)
        • Auditory (hearing)
    • Free Educator Resources for Blogging
        • Blogger at https://www.blogger.com/
        • Class Blogmeister at http://www.classblogmeister.com/
        • Edublogs at http://edublogs.org/
        • Gaggle at https://www.gaggle.net/gen?_template=/templates/gaggle/html/index.jsp
        • Not Free:
        • Mac users can use iWeb, part of iLife at http://www.apple.com/ilife/iweb/
    • Publically shared media center blogs
      • Archipelago at http://archipelagoblog.blogspot.com/
      • LibraryBites at http://www.librarybytes.com/
      • The Unquite Librarian at http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/
    • Is this a good book? Blogging is FUN!!!!! Blogging about book reviews is more FUN!!!!!!!!! Answering “ Is this a good book?” – MOST FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • Credits
      • Images:
      • Atlas , its time for your bath at http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/440672445/ by flickr user woodleywonderworks at http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/
      • How I Became a Pirate screen capture from Barnes and Noble at http://search.barnesandnoble.com/How-I-Became-a-Pirate/Melinda-Long/e/9780152018481/?itm=1&USRI=how+i+became+a+pirate
      • Web 2.0 logo deadpool at http://www.flickr.com/photos/30465871@N05/3434587927/
      • by flickr user c__ at http://www.flickr.com/photos/30465871@N05/
      • Other Images from Microsoft Powerpoint ClipArt
      • Music
      • Remember the Name (Run Beat Remix) (Instrumental Version) by ccMixter user Jay Sinkie at http://ccmixter.org/files/JeremiahSinkie/4887
    • References
      • book review. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged . Retrieved November 21, 2009, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/book review
      • Grassian, E.S. & Kaplowitz, J.R. (2009). Information literacy instruction: Theory and practice (2 nd ed.) . New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.
      • weblog. (n.d.). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition . Retrieved November 19, 2009, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/weblog
      • web 2.0. (n.d.). Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon . Retrieved December 04, 2009, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/web 2.0
      The End