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Lis568 workshop

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Lis568 workshop

  1. 1. The New Features of Edline Allison Kurzel November 30th, 20111
  2. 2. Objectives • Define blog • Learn how to utilize blogging in your classroom • Learn how to set up a blog on Edline • Define RSS feed • Learn how to utilize an RSS feed in your classroom • Learn how to set up an RSS feed on Edline2
  3. 3. What Is a Blog?  Le LeFever’s video: Blogs in Plain English3
  4. 4. Why Use a Blog? • Easy to use • Easy to update • Can be teacher-controlled • Can be interactive4
  5. 5. Benefits of Using the Edline Blog • Increases student-teacher collaboration • Creates opportunities for learning outside of the classroom • Can promote different types of thinking • Reaches different personality types How can you integrate an Edline blog into your classroom?5
  6. 6. Setting Up Your Edline Blog6
  7. 7. Setting Up Your Edline Blog7
  8. 8. Setting Up Your Edline Blog8
  9. 9. Setting Up Your Edline Blog9
  10. 10. Setting Up Your Edline Blog10
  11. 11. Setting Up Your Edline Blog11
  12. 12. Setting Up Your Edline Blog12
  13. 13. Setting Up Your Edline Blog13
  14. 14. Setting Up Your Edline Blog14
  15. 15. What Is an RSS Feed?  Lee LeFever’s video: RSS in Plain English15
  16. 16. Why Use an RSS Feed? • Read newly posted information from multiple sources in one place • Eliminate searching on web pages for the stories you want16
  17. 17. Benefits of Using the Edline RSS Feed • No signing up for another account to get a reader • The RSS feeds stay on your Edline page • Simplicity How can you integrate an Edline RSS feed into your classroom?17
  18. 18. Setting Up Your Edline RSS Feed18
  19. 19. Setting Up Your Edline RSS Feed19
  20. 20. Setting Up Your Edline RSS Feed20
  21. 21. Setting Up Your Edline RSS Feed21
  22. 22. Setting Up Your Edline RSS Feed22
  23. 23. Setting Up Your Edline RSS Feed23
  24. 24. Setting Up Your Edline RSS Feed24
  25. 25. Setting Up Your Edline RSS Feed25
  26. 26. Setting Up Your Edline RSS Feed It’s time to set up your own RSS feed!26
  27. 27. In Closing… • Share RSS ideas • Share blog ideas • Final questions27
  28. 28. References Richardson, Will. Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms. Thousand Oaks: Corwin, 2010. Print.28
  29. 29. Thank you for attending!29

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