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  1. 1. Julie Hannaford Director, Information Resources & Services OISE, University of Toronto [email_address] Image credit to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hermida/1603854270 http://homespace.oise.utoronto.ca/~hannafo3/RCATSocialBookmarking.pptx
  2. 2. <ul><li>In a nutshell, RSS is “automated web surfing” – Dave Winer ( http://www.scripting.com/2005/09/11.html ); </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The content comes to you, instead of you going to it! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Subscribing to an RSS feed means that you can easily track changes and additions; it’s a great way to stay current with blogs or other RSS-enabled content </li></ul><ul><li>For a little RSS history, check here: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS_(file_format) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_feed </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU
  4. 4. <ul><li>RSS newsfeed(s) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On Web pages or blogs, look for “subscribe” links, an orange square: , an XML symbol: , an RSS symbol: or </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RSS feed reader or aggregator </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A reader will store all of your feeds, automatically check for feed updates and allow you to read or hear the new content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Outlook </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Edtechpost : </li></ul>
  6. 6. http://feeds2.feedburner.com/Edtechpost
  7. 8. Note: you can use Manage subscriptions to organize your feeds into folders
  8. 10. <ul><li>Right click on the RSS Feeds heading </li></ul><ul><li>Select Add a New RSS Feed… </li></ul><ul><li>Then paste the URL into the box </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>RSS feeds in U of T’s databases: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholars Portal example </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Be alerted when new content is added – follow specific journals or be alerted when content matches your research interests </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.library.utoronto.ca </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Popular Databases </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scholars Portal Search </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Run search, then go to Alert Me </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>use My Research to save alert </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar capabilities can be found in Scopus, WilsonWeb, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Tagging (adding keywords) websites, videos and photos, in a way that is meaningful to you </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing those sites and tags with others </li></ul>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x66lV7GOcNU
  11. 14. <ul><li>Social bookmarking/tagging of websites </li></ul><ul><li>A good introduction: http://blog.delicious.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Store favourites in ways that are meaningful to you </li></ul><ul><li>Create a network of colleagues/collaborators </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to tags in subject areas that are of interest to you </li></ul><ul><li>http://delicious.com/help/tools </li></ul><ul><li>Search hints: http://delicious.com/help/faq#searching </li></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>Individual/institutional tagging </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Researching and storing of sites: http://delicious.com/OISEOpenAccess </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build a learning community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Class chooses one tag and contributes to delicious using that tag </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Class members recommend sites to one another </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build a class archive: http://del.icio.us/chem130 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use for group work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ notes’ field in delicious allow for commentary/quality notes about sites, sharing of sites during collaborative research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use code to add list of sites or tags to Blackboard course </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course readings </li></ul></ul>
  13. 16. <ul><li>Go to: Settings – Blogging to get code so that you can display your Delicious websites or tags in Blackboard (or any other website) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Link Rolls allows you display your bookmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag rolls allows you to display your tags </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adjust the settings to match your preferences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose a title </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose the number of sites/tags to display </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decide whether to use bullets or not </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decide how to sort your content </li></ul></ul><ul><li>As you make these choices, code is automatically generated for you </li></ul>
  14. 18. <ul><li>Copy the code from Delicious into Blackboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Within Blackboard, you MUST use Source mode </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose the <> icon to toggle Source mode on </li></ul></ul>
  15. 20. <ul><li>Site that allows you to upload, share and tag images </li></ul><ul><li>Find useful images </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr works with: fd’s flickr toys </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Display images in new ways </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use Flickr code so that your photos are displayed on your blog or website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/badge.gne </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow the selections to generate the code </li></ul></ul>
  16. 21. <ul><li>Use to explain and illustrate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://flickr.com/photos/ha112/901660/in/set-129006/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/817669/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for analysis via the ‘notes’ feature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows student commenting to build discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Search for images to support presentations – an alternative to Google Images: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Virtual fieldtrips or any type of visual portfolio: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UI Design Samples </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Book displays: Clemens & Alcuin Book Displays </li></ul>
  17. 22. <ul><li>A service that allows users to upload and tag videos that they would like to share with others </li></ul><ul><li>Search for relevant content to use in lectures/presentations </li></ul>
  18. 23. <ul><li>Record events/lectures, allow students to comment, provide analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/user/universitytoronto </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://youtube.com/ucberkeley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkMDCCdjyW8&feature=related </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tutorials : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Formatting a Research Paper in APA Style: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reFXrhdvnmw </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Information Literacy: Identify Your Sources: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-2hziLTSyU </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 24. <ul><li>Social Software: You Are an Access Point by Daniel Chudnov: http://simplelink.library.utoronto.ca/url.cfm/39284 </li></ul><ul><li>Using Del.icio.us in Education by Gabriela Grosseck: http://www.scribd.com/doc/212002/Using-delicious-In-Education </li></ul><ul><li>Using Flickr in the Classroom by David Jakes: http://www.jakesonline.org/flickrinclassroom.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Web2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social Software by Michael Stephens: http://main.library.utoronto.ca/webcat/goto_catalogue_url.cfm?where=ckey&what=4182726 </li></ul>