Tastes Delicious ! Instructional Uses of Social Bookmarking Britt Watwood
Quick Poll <ul><li>Who Here Now Uses Delicious? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Or Other Social Bookmarking (Furl / Stmblr) ...
Who Here Saves Websites? Favorites  Bookmarks
Problems with Bookmarks? <ul><li>Locked in to one computer </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to have same bookmarks at office, h...
Problems with Bookmarks? <ul><li>Website can have only one bookmark </li></ul><ul><ul><li>So did I save that cool website ...
Del.icio.us Solves These Problems
Why Is Del.icio.us Useful? <ul><li>Get to your bookmarks from anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Find more cool links like those y...
Tags
<ul><li>Tags are like  keywords </li></ul><ul><li>A website can have  multiple  tags </li></ul><ul><li>You can  search  de...
Making Meaning From Tags Wordcloud based on eLrn08 Full Schedule http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/view/S9_5xLsO...
Tag Clouds
Browsing Tags in Del.icio.us <ul><li>Tags are freeform and self-selected </li></ul><ul><li>Check a variety of spellings, p...
Getting Started <ul><li>Create your account (free) </li></ul><ul><li>Add Tagging Icons to Your Browser </li></ul><ul><li>U...
Find Website You Like & Click “TAG”
Add Comments Add Tags Suggested Tags Your Network
Saved By 139 Other…
Common Tags Who First Saved? Others and Their Tags
This Looks Cool…
Social Connections Interconnections between Gabriela Grosseck,  Eduardo Pierano, and myself http://twoantennas.com/project...
Social Connections
 
Compelling Use for the Classroom! <ul><li>Collaborative and Creation of Knowledge in New and Surprising Ways! </li></ul><u...
My Use Online <ul><li>Online course </li></ul><ul><li>22 students spread between two states </li></ul><ul><li>All were dig...
Tag for Your Course <ul><li>To share this item with the rest of the students in this course, tag with:  </li></ul><ul><ul>...
My Tags (70) Others’ Tags (390) Related Tags…
Delicious as Part of Class Culture <ul><li>Became common to see in homework citations </li></ul><ul><li>Frequently comment...
RSS Feed http://del.icio.us/rss/network/bwatwood
Class Tag Use and Persistence (data as of 11/14/07) 0 0 No  0 3 2 No 0 3 2 Student22 3 4 No 3 21 18 20% 3 10 6 Student21 0...
Social Use (data as of 11/14/07)
Related Tags Used with TEDU560 <ul><li>assessment </li></ul><ul><li>blogs </li></ul><ul><li>clipart </li></ul><ul><li>coll...
Summary <ul><li>Delicious works for sharing of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Valuable tool professionally </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Questions ?
Resources <ul><li>SlideShare –  </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs -  </li></ul><ul><li>My Email –  [email_address]   </li></ul...
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  1. 1. Tastes Delicious ! Instructional Uses of Social Bookmarking Britt Watwood
  2. 2. Quick Poll <ul><li>Who Here Now Uses Delicious? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Or Other Social Bookmarking (Furl / Stmblr) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Anyone Twittering Here Today? </li></ul><ul><li>Show of Hands </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrators? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Designers? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech Support? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Who Here Saves Websites? Favorites Bookmarks
  4. 4. Problems with Bookmarks? <ul><li>Locked in to one computer </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to have same bookmarks at office, home, classroom, on the road </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing is cumbersome </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Typically by email </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Sharing with and among students problematic </li></ul>
  5. 5. Problems with Bookmarks? <ul><li>Website can have only one bookmark </li></ul><ul><ul><li>So did I save that cool website on Twitter to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Links? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Del.icio.us Solves These Problems
  7. 7. Why Is Del.icio.us Useful? <ul><li>Get to your bookmarks from anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Find more cool links like those you already have </li></ul><ul><li>Share resources with colleagues or students </li></ul><ul><li>Collect material for assignments, projects, refs </li></ul><ul><li>Feed your links to a web site, blog, Facebook, etc. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tags
  9. 9. <ul><li>Tags are like keywords </li></ul><ul><li>A website can have multiple tags </li></ul><ul><li>You can search delicious using tags </li></ul>
  10. 10. Making Meaning From Tags Wordcloud based on eLrn08 Full Schedule http://services.alphaworks.ibm.com/manyeyes/view/S9_5xLsOtha6BbU05fF0M2-
  11. 11. Tag Clouds
  12. 12. Browsing Tags in Del.icio.us <ul><li>Tags are freeform and self-selected </li></ul><ul><li>Check a variety of spellings, phrasings, capitalization, and punctuation for the same concept </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>digitalnative </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>digital_native </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DigitalNative </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Digital_Native </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NetGen </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Millennials </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Watch delicious for popular terms </li></ul>
  13. 13. Getting Started <ul><li>Create your account (free) </li></ul><ul><li>Add Tagging Icons to Your Browser </li></ul><ul><li>Upload your existing bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Save Links </li></ul><ul><li>Start Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Annotate </li></ul><ul><li>Settings </li></ul>
  14. 14. Find Website You Like & Click “TAG”
  15. 15. Add Comments Add Tags Suggested Tags Your Network
  16. 16. Saved By 139 Other…
  17. 17. Common Tags Who First Saved? Others and Their Tags
  18. 18. This Looks Cool…
  19. 19. Social Connections Interconnections between Gabriela Grosseck, Eduardo Pierano, and myself http://twoantennas.com/projects/delicious-network-explorer/
  20. 20. Social Connections
  21. 22. Compelling Use for the Classroom! <ul><li>Collaborative and Creation of Knowledge in New and Surprising Ways! </li></ul><ul><li>Adoption of Tools needed for New Digital Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Added connectivity in an online environment </li></ul>
  22. 23. My Use Online <ul><li>Online course </li></ul><ul><li>22 students spread between two states </li></ul><ul><li>All were digital immigrants </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fear level was pretty high! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Used live web conferencing to “demo” </li></ul><ul><li>Set up functional tag “TEDU560” </li></ul><ul><li>Required use in homework assignment for week 3. </li></ul>
  23. 24. Tag for Your Course <ul><li>To share this item with the rest of the students in this course, tag with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TEDU560 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Descriptive related tag </li></ul></ul>TEDU560
  24. 25. My Tags (70) Others’ Tags (390) Related Tags…
  25. 26. Delicious as Part of Class Culture <ul><li>Became common to see in homework citations </li></ul><ul><li>Frequently commented by students, e.g. “Check the cool site I tagged in delicious.” </li></ul><ul><li>I became conscious of some of my students personalities through their tagclouds </li></ul>
  26. 27. RSS Feed http://del.icio.us/rss/network/bwatwood
  27. 28. Class Tag Use and Persistence (data as of 11/14/07) 0 0 No 0 3 2 No 0 3 2 Student22 3 4 No 3 21 18 20% 3 10 6 Student21 0 8 5% 3 14 19 No 0 0 3 Student20 0 8 5% 1 16 20 60% 0 3 12 Student19 8 14 60% 3 16 30 No 0 2 5 Student18 0 6 60% 0 8 32 No 0 0 11 Student17 2 16 No 2 3 33 40% 2 3 15 Student16 3 28 33% 3 26 37 80% 3 8 6 Student15 12 18 5% 2 17 42 No 0 0 4 Student14 8 23 90% 11 25 45 No 0 2 2 Student13 0 24 100% 4 34 46 No 0 3 5 Student12 11 15 60% 0 19 61 100% 0 1 7 Student11 9 30 100% 3 13 62 No 3 8 18 Student10 4 18 75% 0 19 63 60% 0 7 20 Student09 1 41 No 0 15 67 No 0 30 20 Student08 8 18 100% 4 60 70 No 0 14 33 Student07 19 36 66% 7 24 70 100% 3 7 9 Student06 5 9 5% 8 74 72 No 8 50 48 Student05 18 37 50% 13 41 84 No 0 2 4 Student04 16 30 10% 6 48 104 100% 5 49 44 Student03 18 58 No 11 82 119 100% 0 7 8 Student02 43 100 100% 11 112 183 100% 6 24 28 Student01 Nov Tags Oct Tags Notes 12 Wk Bundles 12 Wk Tags 12 Wk Items 12 Wk Notes 3rd Wk Bundles 3rd Wk Tags 3rd Wk Items 3rd Wk Student     60% 7 150 530         Watwood
  28. 29. Social Use (data as of 11/14/07)
  29. 30. Related Tags Used with TEDU560 <ul><li>assessment </li></ul><ul><li>blogs </li></ul><ul><li>clipart </li></ul><ul><li>collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>community </li></ul><ul><li>constructivism </li></ul><ul><li>copyright </li></ul><ul><li>culture </li></ul><ul><li>cyberhunt </li></ul><ul><li>ecuador </li></ul><ul><li>education </li></ul><ul><li>esl </li></ul><ul><li>fairuse </li></ul><ul><li>free </li></ul><ul><li>funny </li></ul><ul><li>games </li></ul><ul><li>geek </li></ul><ul><li>geography </li></ul><ul><li>hosting </li></ul><ul><li>howto </li></ul><ul><li>internet </li></ul><ul><li>jamica </li></ul><ul><li>language </li></ul><ul><li>learning </li></ul><ul><li>lessonplans </li></ul><ul><li>math </li></ul><ul><li>music </li></ul><ul><li>nets </li></ul><ul><li>online </li></ul><ul><li>pbl </li></ul><ul><li>personality </li></ul><ul><li>presentation </li></ul><ul><li>projectbasedlearning </li></ul><ul><li>reference </li></ul><ul><li>research </li></ul><ul><li>resources </li></ul><ul><li>rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>school </li></ul><ul><li>science </li></ul><ul><li>spanish </li></ul><ul><li>standards </li></ul><ul><li>startpage </li></ul><ul><li>tagging </li></ul><ul><li>technology </li></ul><ul><li>teaching </li></ul><ul><li>tools </li></ul><ul><li>tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>upload </li></ul><ul><li>venezuela </li></ul><ul><li>video </li></ul><ul><li>web2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>webquests </li></ul><ul><li>wiki </li></ul>
  30. 31. Summary <ul><li>Delicious works for sharing of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Valuable tool professionally </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Connections with Colleagues & Students </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning curve takes some time </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>My own – 4 months </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>My students – 4 weeks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Most students adopted for personal use </li></ul>
  31. 32. Questions ?
  32. 33. Resources <ul><li>SlideShare – </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs - </li></ul><ul><li>My Email – [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>My Account – http://del.icio.us/bwatwood </li></ul><ul><li>My Blog – http://bwatwood.edublogs.org </li></ul>

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