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Rss feeds

  1. 1. RSS FEEDS
  2. 2. What is RSS? RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a format which allows you to stay well informed with new information from the Internet without having to browse from website to website. Using an RSS Feed Reader or Aggregator allows a subscriber to pull in the RSS feeds from various sites. Web feeds benefit publishers by letting them syndicate content automatically. 2
  3. 3. An RSS Feed Reader or Aggregator Software can be web- based, desktop-based, or mobile-device-based. Most commonly used feed readers are:  FeedReader  NewsGator  Amphetadesk, or  Google Reader 3
  4. 4. Videos for rss feed What are they used for?  Personal  Blogs  Entertainment  Education  Research  Business  Competitiveness  Education  Research  Education  Research  Guiding 4
  5. 5. Why did I choose this tool? I. Something very new and interesting. II. New information fed directly to my aggregator. III.Accessible from any computer. 5
  6. 6. 6 PROS CONS Time Management Information Overload Accessibility Firewalls Versatility Synchronous Current Marketing Education/Teaching Education/Learning Asynchronous
  7. 7. 7 Applicability 1. Future Work – I will be able to use this tool no matter what I may do in the future: Teaching English as an Additional Language (EAL), Facilitating Workshops, or Project Based Learning. 2. Personal Use – I can use this tool to subscribe to feeds in entertainment, news, health, travel, etc. 3. Current Work – I can see this tool working for Employment Manitoba to grab current up-to-date information on Labour Market Information, New Courses provided by Post-Secondary Colleges or Universities, and News Releases from the Manitoba Government. We currently have access through Microsoft Outlook to pull in feeds. 4. Personal Learning Environment – I am using this tool to a variety of websites on Emerging Technologies and Digital Learning.
  8. 8. 8 In Summary My interest in this tool is primarily because: • It can reduce my time by pulling in up-to-date information from the internet automatically. •It is applicable in my personal life as well as my business life. • Can be accessed by my phone or any computer. • It can be used asynchronously or anytime and be relevant.

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