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Blogs Presentation 2009

The powerpoint used by Katharine to introduce blogs in this year's opening workshop for Learning 2.0/09 @ Imperial College London Library

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Blogs Presentation 2009

  1. 1. Week 1 : blogs
  2. 2. What are blogs? <ul><li>Online diaries organised in chronological order </li></ul><ul><li>Each entry is called a ‘post’ </li></ul><ul><li>Can be written by an individual or group </li></ul><ul><li>Content can be anything and everything! </li></ul><ul><li>Millions of blogs have been created </li></ul>
  3. 3. Information on blogs on the blog http://learning2009imperial.wordpress.com/
  4. 4. Let’s watch a movie….. Blogs in Plain English
  5. 5. What do we want you to do with blogs? <ul><li>Write a post a week (or more!) of about 100 – 150 words describing what you think of each technology. Love it or hate it – we want to know! </li></ul><ul><li>Comment on other blogs. Take a look at what others in your group are saying. Do you agree or disagree? Send them a comment and start a discussion. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Week 1: activities <ul><li>1 – bag your blog </li></ul><ul><li>2 – email blog details to us </li></ul><ul><li>3 – write your first post and comment </li></ul><ul><li>4 – optional extra! templates and widgets </li></ul>
  7. 7. Activity#1 – bag your blog http://wordpress.com/ Watch the demo
  8. 8. Now work your way through the activities for this week You’ll find all the details on the Learning 2.0 blog http://learning2009imperial.wordpress.com/ Ask if you need help!

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