Workshop on Social Bookmarking


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This is an introductory workshop on social bookmarking and social repositories in teaching and learning. Initial workshop was conducted in Macao.

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Workshop on Social Bookmarking

  1. 1. Social Bookmarking and Repositories and their Applications in Teaching and Learning
  2. 2. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>Web2.0 as metaphor and a paradigm shift </li></ul><ul><li>Web as a platform </li></ul><ul><li>User control of information </li></ul><ul><li>Web as a point of presence </li></ul><ul><li>Internet-mediated social environments </li></ul><ul><li>Rich user experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful forms of expressions </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some speak of media revolution – “we the media” (Dan Gillmor), “voice of crowds”, increased democratization and new citizenship, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 4. In this workshop <ul><li>Social bookmarking and social referencing </li></ul><ul><li>On-line repositories </li></ul><ul><li>User Tagging and Folksonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Digging </li></ul><ul><li>Ranking and commenting </li></ul><ul><li>You will set up your own collection of bookmarks </li></ul>
  4. 5. Social Bookmarking
  5. 6. Delicious <ul><li>Comparing Delicious and Google search </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s search for some resources in </li></ul>
  6. 7. Social bookmarking – Common Features <ul><li>Management and sharing of bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging, ranking and commenting </li></ul><ul><li>Clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Digging </li></ul><ul><li>Subscription </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with browsers and other web sites </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Reusability </li></ul>
  7. 8. Cases of Social Bookmarking edtags
  8. 9. Activity <ul><li>Sign in in the and create your own account </li></ul><ul><li>Populate your account with some bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Feed your bookmarks to your blog </li></ul><ul><li>Display cloud of your bookmarks in your blog </li></ul>
  9. 10. Educational Applications <ul><li>Let’s generate some ideas for educational applications of social bookmarking </li></ul>
  10. 11. Social Repository
  11. 12. Social Repositories – Common Features <ul><li>Sharing of digital content, private or public </li></ul><ul><li>Quick capture of digital content </li></ul><ul><li>Ranking, tagging and commenting </li></ul><ul><li>Management of favorites and creating playlists </li></ul><ul><li>Digging </li></ul><ul><li>Subscription </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse (e.g., in blogs) </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Active sharing and streams </li></ul><ul><li>Access to mobile devices (e.g., iPod Touch) </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with Blogs, Social Spaces, etc. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Cases of Social Repositories
  13. 14. Implications for educational institutions <ul><li>Sharing of resources in our institutions (internal and external resource) </li></ul><ul><li>Maximizing reuse, redevelopment, impact of exiting resources </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond standard meta-data </li></ul><ul><li>Opening dialogue about resources reuse, benefits, pedagogical application </li></ul><ul><li>Enable social networking and creating environment -- repository as community center, connection to the world, not just a place to pick up or drop off stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Integration with Learning Management Systems and other environment </li></ul><ul><li>Concern with intellectual property issues </li></ul>
  14. 15. Exiting Repositories <ul><li>Narrow focus on one of few kinds or resources </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on resources but not on users and uses </li></ul><ul><li>Cataloguing by administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Social is not existent </li></ul><ul><li>Collective intelligence is not utilized </li></ul><ul><li>Repository is not a tool (e.g., support for lesson planning) – resources are found and that is it </li></ul>
  15. 16. RISAL – Leverages Web 2.0 Ideas
  16. 17. Demonstration of RISAL
  17. 18. Project Objectives – Create a Platform for <ul><li>Collection, management an sharing of digital assets developed by our community </li></ul><ul><li>Support of teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Community center (not just a place to pick up or drop off stuff) </li></ul><ul><li>Conversation about resources reuse, benefits, pedagogical application </li></ul><ul><li>Leveraging upon collective activity of our members </li></ul>
  18. 19. Social Networking
  19. 20. Plan for Future Work <ul><li>Integration with LMS </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Capture of Digital Assets </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time Conversation </li></ul><ul><li>E-Portfolio Features </li></ul>
  20. 21. References <ul><li>Read articles from: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>7 Things You Should Know About Social Bookmarking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking (Wikipedia article) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tags Help Make Libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking Tools (I and II) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7 Things You Should Know About Youtube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nursing Education 2.0: YouTubeTM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also read:,9171,1570721,00.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And check out: </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. Questions and Answers <ul><li>Thank you for the attention </li></ul>