Using Diigo in the Classroom

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Using Diigo in the Classroom

  1. 1. Using Diigo in the ClassroomSteve C. Yuen, Ph.D.ProfessorUniversity of Southern Mississippi 2011 MECA Conference Jackson, Mississippi February 8, 2011
  2. 2. Image Source: http://goo.gl/WZ9ts
  3. 3. What is Social Bookmarking?A Web-based service to share bookmarks or favoritesA collection of favorites – yours and everyone elses – DeliciousA method for Internet users to organize, store, manage and search for bookmarks of resources online – Wikipedia
  4. 4. Image Source: http://goo.gl/06Atn
  5. 5. Social Bookmarking Services
  6. 6. Digest ofInternetInformation,Groups andOther stuff
  7. 7. Image Source: http://www.diigo.com
  8. 8. Image Source: http://www.diigo.com
  9. 9. Diigo is three services in one A simple place to store, access and share your bookmarks A research and collaboration tool A Knowledge-sharing community and social content siteA Social Information Network (SIN)
  10. 10. Image Source: http://www.diigo.com
  11. 11. Diigo Features Highlighting Functional commenting and real conversations Send bookmarks to Facebook or Twitter with 1 click Simultaneously bookmark things to Diigo and Delicious Bookmark and search entire Web pages Create classes or groups Import and export bookmarks Diigo toolbar, Diigo extension, and Diigolet Diigo for iPhone and Android Auto blog post
  12. 12. Sign Up for Free Account
  13. 13. Create Your Profile
  14. 14. Install Diigo Toolbar
  15. 15. Image Source: http://www.diigo.com
  16. 16. Diigolet Diigolet is not as feature-rich as the Diigo toolbar, but it can be set-up by simple drag-and- drop - no download or installation needed, and it works for all major browsers. Diigolet is a "super bookmarklet" that allows you to highlight and add sticky-notes, in addition to simple bookmarking. http://www.diigo.com/tools/diigolet
  17. 17. Bookmark Online Favorites
  18. 18. Highlight & Annotate with Diigo
  19. 19. Import Bookmarks
  20. 20. Export Bookmarks
  21. 21. Cross-Post Your Bookmarks to Delicious
  22. 22. Create Daily Blog Post
  23. 23. Twitter This
  24. 24. Send to Blog, Twitter, and Facebook
  25. 25. Site Communitieshttp://www.diigo.com/community/sites
  26. 26. Tag Communities http://www.diigo.com/tag
  27. 27. Searching with Diigo
  28. 28. Contacts
  29. 29. Messages
  30. 30. Create and Join Diigo Groups
  31. 31. Group Settings
  32. 32. Diigo Educators Accounts www.diigo.com/education Provided to K-12 & higher-education educators Create student accounts for an entire class Automatically set up a Diigo group for students that allows group bookmarks and annotations, and group forums Pre-set privacy settings to student accounts and allows communications for teachers and students only Limit the content of ads related to education
  33. 33. Student Accounts Classmates in the same class are automatically added as friends with one another to facilitate communication. The Library view shows a student all of his bookmarks and annotations. Teacher can view this data in the Teacher Console. Students can only communicate with their friends and teachers and comment on each others postings. This is a great way to give feedback and ask questions. Student profiles will not be indexed for People Search, nor made available to public search engines
  34. 34. Teacher Console
  35. 35. Manage Members
  36. 36. Using Diigo in the Classroom• Students and teachers can use Diigo as a personal research tool• Students and teachers can access bookmarks from anywhere, anytime• Students and teachers can join groups, share ideas, collaborate, and organize resources• Students and teachers can search for the most popular content, subscribe to the most recent, tags, bookmarks of users• Teachers can have students to share course-related bookmarked resources, literature reviews source archives, group projects and activities, and WebQuest resources
  37. 37. Using Diigo in the Classroom• Teachers can add comments to the student’s sticky notes and give them ideas and suggestions to their project• Schools can set up groups to where academic resources are shared amongst a group of teachers.• Teachers or curriculum writers can annotate curriculum documents and add sticky notes and comments• Teachers can annotate state education agency memos and reports for their administrators• Teachers can create a slideshow of clickable websites grabbed from students’ bookmarks• Students and teachers can publish their annotations and comments to their blogs or embed linkrolls and tagrolls onto a wiki or website
  38. 38. WebSlides - http://slides.diigo.com/
  39. 39. Going MobileDiigo Power Note for Android Diigo Offline Reader for iPhone/iPod Touch Source: http://www.diigo.com
  40. 40. The End Questions or Comments? This presentation is available at: http://slideshare.yuen.us Follow me at: My Blog - http://blog.yuen.us My Tweets - http://twitter.yuen.us

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