Tagging for  Community of Practice Doing More with Less http://www.rawsthorne.org
Workshop Objectives <ul><li>Upon completion of this workshop the participants will …. </li></ul><ul><li>be able to  explai...
What is tagging? <ul><li>Referencing content using  words  you (or your  community ) are familiar and come to mind most of...
Traditional bookmarking
Why tag?
Tagging content
Formative Activity 1 <ul><li>Read the accompanying article of text. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify three keywords (or tags) th...
folksonomies <ul><li>Folksonomy  describes the bottom-up classification systems that emerge from social tagging. </li></ul...
Reviewing your tags?
Your tags as a cloud
A tag cloud (delicious via wordle)
A tag cloud (global population) http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/78/World_Population.png
Reviewing others tags?
Formative Activity 2 <ul><li>Using delicious drill through some tags to other users of the tag. </li></ul><ul><li>Select a...
Your Network <ul><li>From both a person and tag perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to connect friends, family, cowor...
Network and Subscriptions
Subscribing to a tag using RSS <ul><li>This can apply to; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yourself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others...
Other tagging sites http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/social30
References <ul><li>http://www.horsepigcow.com/2006/02/what-are-your-reasons-for-tagging.html   </li></ul><ul><li>http://ww...
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  1. 1. Tagging for Community of Practice Doing More with Less http://www.rawsthorne.org
  2. 2. Workshop Objectives <ul><li>Upon completion of this workshop the participants will …. </li></ul><ul><li>be able to explain tagging and how it creates a taxonomy. </li></ul><ul><li>be able to identify the similarities among a taxonomy and a folksonomy . </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to describe the features of a tag cloud . </li></ul><ul><li>be able to list the key community building features of tagging. </li></ul><ul><li>be able to explain how RSS can access tags . </li></ul><ul><li>be able to identify a number of different tagging services . </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is tagging? <ul><li>Referencing content using words you (or your community ) are familiar and come to mind most often. </li></ul><ul><li>Tags are metadata about the content. </li></ul><ul><li>Tags can and should be shared. </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging creates folksonomies </li></ul><ul><li>Words can be used for filtering and retrieval </li></ul>
  4. 4. Traditional bookmarking
  5. 5. Why tag?
  6. 6. Tagging content
  7. 7. Formative Activity 1 <ul><li>Read the accompanying article of text. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify three keywords (or tags) that capture the meaning of the text. </li></ul><ul><li>Think of these keywords as reference to searching for the article at some point in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>This document defines &quot;Free Cultural Works&quot; as works or expressions which can be freely studied, applied, copied and/or modified, by anyone, for any purpose. It also describes certain permissible restrictions that respect or protect these essential freedoms. The definition distinguishes between free works, and free licenses which can be used to legally protect the status of a free work. The definition itself is not a license; it is a tool to determine whether a work or license should be considered &quot;free.“ </li></ul><ul><li>http://freecontentdefinition.org/Definition </li></ul>
  8. 8. folksonomies <ul><li>Folksonomy describes the bottom-up classification systems that emerge from social tagging. </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomy (from folk + taxonomy ) is a user-generated taxonomy. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reviewing your tags?
  10. 10. Your tags as a cloud
  11. 11. A tag cloud (delicious via wordle)
  12. 12. A tag cloud (global population) http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/78/World_Population.png
  13. 13. Reviewing others tags?
  14. 14. Formative Activity 2 <ul><li>Using delicious drill through some tags to other users of the tag. </li></ul><ul><li>Select another user of a tag and find their tag cloud </li></ul><ul><li>For some fun use wordle to view this users tag cloud. </li></ul><ul><li>What does this tell you about the user? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Your Network <ul><li>From both a person and tag perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to connect friends, family, coworkers, and new people. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to subscribe to a tag </li></ul>
  16. 16. Network and Subscriptions
  17. 17. Subscribing to a tag using RSS <ul><li>This can apply to; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yourself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networks </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Other tagging sites http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/social30
  19. 19. References <ul><li>http://www.horsepigcow.com/2006/02/what-are-your-reasons-for-tagging.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hyperorg.com/blogger/mtarchive/003735.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pewinternet.org/pdfs/PIP_Tagging.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://infotangle.blogsome.com/2005/12/07/the-hive-mind-folksonomies-and-user-based-tagging/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/blog/2007/12/28/12-filtering-tips-for-better-information-in-half-the-time-rss-delicious-and-stumbleupon/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/social30 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nosolousabilidad.com/hassan/improving_tagclouds.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/luc/1659321885/ </li></ul>
  20. 20. All the information in this document is licensed under the Creative Commons license: Attribution – Share Alike For more information regarding this license please visit: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/ca/

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