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SOCIAL BOOKMARKINGA tool in Emerging Technology(98908)<br />Presented by <br />Kudzai Masunda Dr<br />
Social bookmarking<br />What is it<br />History of it<br />What are the features<br />Sites offering it<br />Pros of using...
What is it<br />‘Is the practise of saving bookmarks to the public web site and describing them with tags.’<br />					(we ...
History of it<br />Started in 1996<br />Had an initial boom<br />Bubble burst<br />Reinvention in 2003( Delicious.com)<br ...
Sites offering it<br />Delicious.com<br />Digg.com<br />Diigo.com<br />Balatarin.com<br />Citeulike.com<br />ETC<br />
Features of it<br />Register with a social Bookmarking site<br />Lets you store bookmarks<br />Add Tags of your choice<br ...
Pros of it<br />Anyone can participate<br />Easy to use and manage<br />Useful for collecting resources' to be shared<br /...
Cons of it<br />User directed(may be skewed)<br />Amateur method of classifying information<br />No standard set of key wo...
Why I Chose It<br />Simple<br />Organisation involved in research<br />Can be shared and develops relationships<br />Can l...
Conclusion<br />Emerging technologies are changing the way lifelong learning takes place.<br />The way we view data and it...
References<br />We are Media website<br />Educause website<br />Wikipedia<br />University Of Manitoba E-learning program<b...
NDATENDA!!!!!!!!!<br />THANK YOU!!!!!!!!<br />
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Social bookmarking mid course presentation 98908

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Social bookmarking mid course presentation 98908

  1. 1. SOCIAL BOOKMARKINGA tool in Emerging Technology(98908)<br />Presented by <br />Kudzai Masunda Dr<br />
  2. 2. Social bookmarking<br />What is it<br />History of it<br />What are the features<br />Sites offering it<br />Pros of using it<br />Cons of using it<br />Why I chose it<br />Conclusion<br />Referencees<br />
  3. 3. What is it<br />‘Is the practise of saving bookmarks to the public web site and describing them with tags.’<br /> (we are media website)<br />Is a ‘method to organise, store, manage, and search for bookmarks of resources online.’<br /> (Wikipedia)<br />Bookmarking is the practice of saving the address<br /> of a website you wish to visit in the future on your computer<br /> (Educause)<br />
  4. 4. History of it<br />Started in 1996<br />Had an initial boom<br />Bubble burst<br />Reinvention in 2003( Delicious.com)<br />Now has taking of<br />A lot more sites with new additions( or inventions)<br />
  5. 5. Sites offering it<br />Delicious.com<br />Digg.com<br />Diigo.com<br />Balatarin.com<br />Citeulike.com<br />ETC<br />
  6. 6. Features of it<br />Register with a social Bookmarking site<br />Lets you store bookmarks<br />Add Tags of your choice<br />Designate individual bookmarks as private or public<br />Visitors can search for resources by keywords(tags) etc<br />
  7. 7. Pros of it<br />Anyone can participate<br />Easy to use and manage<br />Useful for collecting resources' to be shared<br />links like minded people(Social connections)<br />Simplifies the distribution of reference lists<br />Can link users to secondary information about a topic<br />
  8. 8. Cons of it<br />User directed(may be skewed)<br />Amateur method of classifying information<br />No standard set of key words(tags)<br />Means storing data in yet another location <br />
  9. 9. Why I Chose It<br />Simple<br />Organisation involved in research<br />Can be shared and develops relationships<br />Can link us with relevant organisations or individuals<br />Get insights<br />Reaches influencers<br />
  10. 10. Conclusion<br />Emerging technologies are changing the way lifelong learning takes place.<br />The way we view data and its access is changing and social bookmarking is playing its role in the storage, processing and dissemination of information <br />
  11. 11. References<br />We are Media website<br />Educause website<br />Wikipedia<br />University Of Manitoba E-learning program<br />
  12. 12. NDATENDA!!!!!!!!!<br />THANK YOU!!!!!!!!<br />

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