Net Generation Tools Faculty Development Workshop Heather Maloney, Associate Librarian Michelle McKinney, Assistant Librar...
Wikis and Blogs <ul><li>Wikipedia  http://www.wikipedia.org/   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;the free encyclopedia that anyo...
Social Networking sites <ul><li>MySpace  www.myspace.com/anghen   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>customizable  </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Search Engines and More <ul><li>Google  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Search  http://www.google.com/   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Google continued…. <ul><ul><li>Google Scholar  http://scholar.google.com/   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>index of &quot;...
Google continued…. <ul><ul><li>Images  http://images.google.com/   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>index of images on the w...
Online Vendors   <ul><li>Amazon.com  http://www.amazon.com/   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Book Search and Reviews  </li></ul></u...
Answer sites   <ul><li>Yahoo! Answers  http://answers.yahoo.com/   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Get real answers from real ...
Social Bookmarking   <ul><li>Del.icio.us  http://del.icio.us/mpmck   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>store bookmarks online  </li></...
Multimedia Tools   <ul><li>Flickr  http://www.flickr.com/photos/chelmck/   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photos  </li></ul></ul><u...
Multimedia Tools continued… <ul><li>Podcasting/Videocasting  http://www.authorsinyourpocket.com  and  http://www.youtube.c...
Evaluation of tools   and information relative to assignment   <ul><li>Set clear expectations in advance.  </li></ul><ul><...
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Net Generation Tools

  1. 1. Net Generation Tools Faculty Development Workshop Heather Maloney, Associate Librarian Michelle McKinney, Assistant Librarian
  2. 2. Wikis and Blogs <ul><li>Wikipedia http://www.wikipedia.org/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: finding encyclopedia-like entries on a wide variety of subjects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogs Example: College v2 http://www.sevenseek.com/collegev2/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>short for web log </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>different form a wiki in that individuals cannot edit original content but can add blog entries/comments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: discussing issues and getting feedback, getting updates, connecting with groups of interest </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Social Networking sites <ul><li>MySpace www.myspace.com/anghen </li></ul><ul><ul><li>customizable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>multimedia features (photos, videos, music, blogs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create networks (friends and groups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: group work, connecting with other students, connecting with groups of interest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facebook http://www.facebook.com/people/Michelle_McKinney/770250400 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>customizable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create professional networks (friends and groups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: group work, connecting with other students, connecting with groups of interest </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Search Engines and More <ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Search http://www.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>indexes web pages and many document file types; relevancy based results </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: research; finding relevant web sites with seemingly little effort </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book Search http://books.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>search Google's catalog and find in-copyright and public domain books  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>provides full view of public domain books and information on how to obtain in-copyright books </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: find the classics online </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Google continued…. <ul><ul><li>Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>index of &quot;peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations&quot; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>links to find full-text at UC and OhioLINK </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: finding citations/articles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earth (free download) http://earth.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings&quot; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: geography, locating and seeing places around the world and in the sky; boost a political science assignment with geographic imagery; and the list goes on </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Google continued…. <ul><ul><li>Images http://images.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>index of images on the web </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: find images to integrate into assignments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video http://video.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>searches Google's and YouTube's index of videos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: locating videos to support assignments; locating instructive videos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Docs http://docs.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Create and share your projects online and access them from anywhere&quot; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: collaborate on document or spreadsheet projects </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Online Vendors <ul><li>Amazon.com http://www.amazon.com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Book Search and Reviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: finding book reviews </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Answer sites <ul><li>Yahoo! Answers http://answers.yahoo.com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Get real answers from real people&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>questions answered by the Yahoo! Answers user community </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Del.icio.us http://del.icio.us/mpmck </li></ul><ul><ul><li>store bookmarks online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>share and find new sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tagging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: bookmark favorite/useful sites, share sites of interests with others </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Multimedia Tools <ul><li>Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/chelmck/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tagging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create networks (friends and groups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: connecting with other students, connecting with groups of interest, locating photos/videos to support assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAMD_XpybQY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tagging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create networks (friends and groups) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>possible academic use: connecting with other students, connecting with groups of interest, locating photos/videos to support assignments </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Multimedia Tools continued… <ul><li>Podcasting/Videocasting http://www.authorsinyourpocket.com and http://www.youtube.com/user/theknitwitch </li></ul><ul><ul><li>publication of a series of podcast (audio) or video shows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>users can subscribe and download (iTunes, YouTube) </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Evaluation of tools and information relative to assignment <ul><li>Set clear expectations in advance. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss primary, secondary and tertiary sources </li></ul><ul><li>Basics of evaluating sources in the context of your assignment http://www.libraries.uc.edu/libraries/rwc/guidestutorials/howtoevaluateinformationyoufind.html </li></ul>

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