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  • 1. Social tagging for teachers in Melt Riina Vuorikari European Schoolnet
  • 2. Social tagging for teachers in Melt WHAT? Give me an example! - Let's look into bookmarks
  • 3. Social tagging for teachers in Melt And what is there for teachers? - Can it really help them to find digital resources?
  • 4. example: What are social bookmarks?
  • 5. Bookmarks  Readily available at your browser  A good way to get back to what you once found  and organise your life according to folders..
  • 6. .. if you remember in which folder it was stored in?
  • 7. But how to share interesting items with... .. colleagues .. learners .. SIG .. friends .. family?
  • 8. How to share it with... .. colleagues .. learners .. SIG .. friends .. family? We used to send interesting things to friends by email..
  • 9. ...but times are changing
  • 10. Proliferation of web-based services for sharing digital items
  • 11. Proliferation of web-based services for sharing digital items
  • 12. So, what makes them so special, social and ... what about tags?
  • 13. Web-based bookmarking
  • 14. Social bookmarking  To store, organise, share and search bookmarks of web pages. Keep found things found!  Bookmarks are usually public and shared  Users organise bookmarks with informal tags (instead of the traditional folders)  Find like-minded users with similar interest.
  • 15. My personal keywords are TAGS. They help me organise my bookmarks!
  • 16. What is a tag?  Metadata externally applied to an item  Can be used for sorting or managing  A hook for aggregating  Provides identifier and/or description  Personal marker by Thomas Vander Wal
  • 17. Share
  • 18. Sharing digital items through tags and a tag cloud
  • 19. Cues and trails from other users
  • 20. “Social” makes trails visible by Stiphy
  • 21. by nico h
  • 22. Summarise: (user, resources, {tags})
  • 23. Summarise: navigational aid to discover resources
  • 24. What about those teachers?
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  • 27. Collaborative content enrichment in multilingual Europe  Addition to the traditional LOM  By users interacting with the portal, resources and other users  Four main tools: – social bookmarking and tags in multiple languages – ratings of usefulness – pedagogical annotations (used in learning events) – levels of user engagement when interacting with the system (what is viewed, how many times,..)
  • 28. Follow those digital traces!
  • 29. More ways for social navigation Discover resources through tags in multiple languages
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  • 33. User engaging with resources  views the page  views metadata  bookmarks and tags  rates  what about the actual use?
  • 34. Social bookmarks on learning resources make clusters of users visible to others..
  • 35. .. to allow new ways to discover both resources and people!
  • 36. Benefits of social tagging and content enrichment for you  Will offer you a richer view on how resources are used (viewed, tagged, shared, used)  Who interacts with your resources cross (inter)national and linguistic borders  How your resources are taken up and how do users enrich your content
  • 37. Metadata LOM tags social bookmarks folksonomy social tagging multi-linguality social classification thanks! for your attention learning resources user communities discover resources and items questions? teachers social navigation social traces paths, trails flock