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Philadelphia Presentation

  1. 1. Philadelphia Send Off Event April 24, 2009 Presenters: Will Dickinson, Armenia 2004-2006 Mike Sheppard, The Gambia 2003-2005
  2. 2. Blogs & Wiki in the Peace Corps Exploring: Peace Corps Wiki Peace Corps Journals
  3. 3. NAVIGATION
  4. 4. EDIT
  5. 5. Making an Edit Save!
  6. 6. Revision is compared
  7. 7. Staging Dates
  8. 8. Who edited the page? • You can check the time/date • IP that edited the article
  9. 9. Safety of Volunteer
  10. 10. Inspector General Reports
  11. 11. Medical Clearance
  12. 12. ET RATES Type in “ET” to learn more
  13. 13. Add YOURSELF! •Add DOS •Link to Site •Lessons Learned •Publications •Link to Blog
  14. 14. Volunteer/Staff homepage
  15. 15. ONLINE PUBLISHING ANY WHERE!
  16. 16. Tools to Publish yourself Facebook Myspace Wordpress Blogger Flickr…..etc
  17. 17. Blog Aggregator for Peace Corps (old site)
  18. 18. Peace Corps Journals Country Page
  19. 19. Wordpress Volunteer Journal
  20. 20. Blogger Journal
  21. 21. Updates in REAL TIME!
  22. 22. Subscribe to RSS feeds (over 360 available)
  23. 23. All updates from a country
  24. 24. All countries, all updates ( About 200 entries and 250 pictures everyday!)
  25. 25. Create a User Create a User page! And Start editing TONIGHT
  26. 26. Thanks Philadelphia Area Peace Corps Association!
  27. 27. Africa
  28. 28. The Gambia
  29. 29. Gambian Money (Dalasi) 100 Dalasi notes introduced in 2001 ~D30 = $1
  30. 30. Public Transportation
  31. 31. The easy way…
  32. 32. …and the usual way
  33. 33. When all else fails
  34. 34. Different style of compounds
  35. 35. A new addition to the family
  36. 36. Along with a new name Biran Siñan
  37. 37. My house … … and my laundry
  38. 38. Life in the village
  39. 39. What we ate BENACHIN CHERI COOS PORRIDGE WONJO
  40. 40. … and how we ate it
  41. 41. “Peace Corps Kichen”
  42. 42. A little splurge once in a while
  43. 43. TOBASKI Commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son for Allah
  44. 44. A real nightmare
  45. 45. The first and only University in the country
  46. 46. They do remember you !
  47. 47. Two Years Later JULY 2003 JULY 2005
  48. 48. July 2003 July 2005 253 lbs 170 lbs
  49. 49. Sunset!

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