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This course is very basic . I’ve done it that way so those who have never used these tools or heard these tools can hear about them, see them, and practice with them at home.
This course is considered informative . We will go over a lot of information, in a very short amount of time.
I won’t leave you hanging! I have made an accompanying website to go along with this course, that will allow you download all the materials, including the powerpoint, and goes further in-depth about what we talked about. That website is http://springlakeparksocial.weebly.com/
Key Points from the video we saw in the beginning
96% of Gen Y is on a social network.
Facebook added 100 million users in less than 9 months
If Facebook were a country it would be the fourth largest
1 in 6 higher education students are enrolled in online curriculum
55-65 year old Females are the highest growing Facebook population
80% of Twitter usage is on mobile phones
Wikipedia is more accurate than Encyclopedia Brittanica and is completely user driven.
There are more than 200,000,000 blogs .
The Old Way vs. The New Way Some ways that things have changed: Write in a journal Type your thoughts in a word document Keep a blog or a microblog Store pictures in a photo album Scan your photos on to a disk Upload your photos to a photo-sharing site; tag them, etc. Send a letter Send an email Post on a facebook wall Read an encyclopedia / use your local library Brittanica Online User-generated content / Google Scholar / metadata / Q&A sites / Wikipedia
“ The perceived second generation of web development and design, that facilitates communication, secure information, interoperability and collaboration on the World Wide Web”.
In other words, we no longer have just websites to visit, we participate in changing those sites. Everything is social and customized to our preferences. We are no longer just users ; we have a presence and are involved in what is made on the web.
Keep track of experiences you have had – memoirs ?
Share what you have found on the internet
Most user-friendly blog for beginners is Blogger.
We won’t be doing any blogging exercises in class this time, due to time restrictions. However, if you visit the accompanying site for this class, you can find out more information on signing up for Blogger and subscribing to blogs to receive updated content.
For your own personal reasons – for keeping an online notebook that you can edit at anytime.
What is a Wiki? How would you use a wiki? Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia wiki. WikiHow is a popular how-to manual that is editable by other users. Cyclopath is a Geowiki that is for cyclists, and is completely editable by users.
Definitions Collection managers: manage things such as bookmarks, ideas, movies, music, books, lists, etc. Recommender System : finds things for you based on your other interests. Similar to Harry Potter?