RSS Feeds in WebCT 4.1

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RSS Feeds in WebCT 4.1

  1. 1. RSS Feeds in WebCT (Advanced WebCT Class) (No knowledge of JavaScript reqd.) By Percy K. Parakh Academic Computing
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>We will be learning how to add RSS Feeds in WebCT </li></ul><ul><li>Why? – so that we can obtain our Feeds directly inside of WebCT </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s look at how this will appear when we are finished </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://webct.chattanoogastate.edu:8900 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Finding an individual Feed Ex. Training Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Obtaining the URL for the RSS Feed </li></ul><ul><li>Generating the Java Script Code </li></ul><ul><li>Copying and Pasting the Code in WebCT </li></ul><ul><li>Finding feeds using a Feed Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Opening Blog Lines as our Feed Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Adding another feed </li></ul>
  4. 4. Vocabulary <ul><li>RSS – is a type of web feed </li></ul><ul><li>Feed Readers – are aggregators that collect RSS feeds in one place ex. Bloglines, FeedBurner etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Syndication – this is how you subscribe to a web feed </li></ul>

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