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Introduction to Web 2.0 presentation given by Matt Gallon at the 2007 COFHE conference.

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  • Introduction – about me and the RSCs: 13 centres support FE, HE colleges, ACL and WBL. e-learning/ILT to support T&L What sectors are the group from? FE or HE How much do they (think!) they know about Web 2.0? 1-4?
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    1. 1. CoFHE 2007 Introduction to Web 2.0 Matt Gallon | e-learning advisor [email_address] web2atcofhe.pbwiki.com www.rsc-wm.ac.uk
    2. 2. Today’s session <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristics of Web 2.0 applications </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>What’s in it for us, as librarians? </li></ul><ul><li>What will you do next? </li></ul>
    3. 3. Defining “Web 2.0” First coined by Tim O’Reilly in 2004 Perceived second generation of Web technologies The Web becomes the software platform Not a standard People focused – interacting & producing content Applications join together to become a “network” The “semantic Web” – Web sites relate to each other by content tags and “hook” into other content
    4. 4. Some Web 2.0 app’s!
    5. 5. Characteristics of Web 2.0 applications <ul><li>“ Architecture of participation“ </li></ul><ul><li>The Web browser as “platform” </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia? </li></ul><ul><li>Users “own” the data and have control over it </li></ul><ul><li>Syndication </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomies/tagging </li></ul><ul><li>“ Free” and non-hierarchical </li></ul>
    6. 6. Blogs <ul><li>Instant, free Web publishing, in a chronological format </li></ul><ul><li>Timely delivery to users through RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Allows user comment and debate </li></ul><ul><li>Searchable </li></ul><ul><li>“ Blogosphere” a valuable information source </li></ul><ul><li>Host remotely or at your institution </li></ul>
    7. 7. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Based on tagging of users’ favourites and sharing with others </li></ul><ul><li>Possible links with other platforms (e.g. VLEs) and uses RSS or email for updating subscribers </li></ul><ul><li>Identify other users with similar interests and share your discoveries </li></ul><ul><li>Find additional information, which may have been “missed” by search engines </li></ul>
    8. 8. Wikis <ul><li>freely available website which can be amended by anyone </li></ul><ul><li>simple to use </li></ul><ul><li>allows linking within and between pages </li></ul><ul><li>a tool for collaborative authoring </li></ul><ul><li>may include, documents, images, hyperlinks </li></ul><ul><li>RSS enabled </li></ul><ul><li>host remotely or at your institution </li></ul>
    9. 9. Activity – what’s in it for us and our users? <ul><li>What advantages do Web 2.0 tools bring for libraries? </li></ul><ul><li>What problems are you likely to encounter in using these technologies in a library setting? </li></ul><ul><li>How can Web 2.0 technologies help communications between library staff? </li></ul><ul><li>How are you using Web 2.0 at present? </li></ul>
    10. 10. Activity – next steps? <ul><li>Identify at least one challenge or problem in your work which could be overcome using Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>What tool(s) will you use? e.g. Blog, Wiki, Social bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>What do you intend to do next? e.g. sign up for Blogger, discuss at your next management meeting </li></ul>
    11. 11. Further information web2atcofhe.pbwiki.com
    12. 12. Any questions? Do get in touch… [email_address] web2atcofhe.pbwiki.com www.rsc-wm.ac.uk

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