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Conference Presentation101006

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Presentation about the I-See-T project given at the ruralnet|2006 conference

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Conference Presentation101006

  1. 1. Computers, collaboration & communities Paul Henderson ruralnet|uk
  2. 3. What is collaboration?
  3. 4. ICT for collaboration <ul><li>More than just email and websites… </li></ul><ul><li>Different types of websites? </li></ul><ul><li>Different uses of email? </li></ul>
  4. 5. Jargon Busting <ul><li>What the tool is </li></ul><ul><li>What it’s best for/what you could use it for </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul>
  5. 6. Blogs <ul><li>Publish </li></ul><ul><li>Link </li></ul><ul><li>Comment </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>eg Wordpress, Blogger </li></ul>
  6. 7. Co-operative editors Cure for versionitis! eg. Writely, Writeboard, Numbler
  7. 8. Wiki <ul><li>Website that anyone (with permission) can edit </li></ul><ul><li>Hawaiian for quick </li></ul><ul><li>More on the website </li></ul><ul><li>eg Wikispaces, Wikicities </li></ul>Images from Ross Mayfield - http://www.flickr.com/photos/ross/
  8. 9. Discussion forum <ul><li>Much more than just chat! a place for dialogue </li></ul><ul><li>Information & knowledge exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Trusted advice </li></ul><ul><li>Mentor brokerage </li></ul><ul><li>eg Experts Online </li></ul>
  9. 10. VOIP (eg Skype) <ul><li>Calls can be made </li></ul><ul><li>Computer to computer </li></ul><ul><li>Computer to phone </li></ul><ul><li>Phone to computer </li></ul><ul><li>Can see who is online </li></ul><ul><li>Send files </li></ul><ul><li>Conference call </li></ul>
  10. 11. Project management tools <ul><li>From a shared list online... </li></ul>...to milestones & messages eg Basecamp, Backpack
  11. 12. RSS <ul><li>Really Simple Syndication – really? </li></ul>
  12. 13. Some considerations… Get Fetch Give Take Anon Known
  13. 14. What next? <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>tools.i-see-t.org.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>blog.i-see-t.org.uk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sandpit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Password = bucketandspade ! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experts Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.net-gain.org.uk </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Hands-on Workshops <ul><li>18 th Oct: Effective and efficient events How you can use ICT to improve your events </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Nov: Collaborate to accumulate How ICT can help you to develop your project ideas and gain funding </li></ul><ul><li>15 th Nov: Time is money How ICT can help, not hinder, managing your time and resources </li></ul>

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