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    1. 1. Social Software In-Practice Multi-professional Learning Pilots (IMPL)
    2. 2. <ul><li>Bertha Low </li></ul><ul><li>IM&T Co-ordinator </li></ul><ul><li>West Midlands Library Services Development Unit </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Deanery </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    3. 3. IMPL Pilots <ul><li>On-site training sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Support of a contact library </li></ul><ul><li>IMPL Website http://impl.wetpaint.com/ a collaboration of health library staff in the West Midlands </li></ul>
    4. 4. Agenda <ul><li>To introduce a selection of Web-based knowledge management software which can support IMPL </li></ul>
    5. 5. Objectives <ul><li>To give an overview to web-based knowledge management technologies, incl. RSS , weblogs , wikis , and social bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>To provide hands-on experience to these technologies </li></ul><ul><li>To explore examples of learning projects using technologies </li></ul><ul><li>To discuss potential barriers of using technologies in in-practice multi-professional learning </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>(1) Social Bookmarking </li></ul>
    7. 7. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Practice of … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>storing bookmarks of Internet resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>assigning personal keywords (i.e. tags ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sharing bookmarks and tags with other users </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tag clouds </li></ul>
    8. 9. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Tools, e.g. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>del.icio.us < http:// del.icio.us > </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Furl < http:// furl.net / > </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connotea < http:// connotea.org > </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CiteULike < http:// citeulike.org > </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr < http:// flickr.org > </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare http://slideshare.net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plus many more … </li></ul></ul>
    9. 10. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BOTH private and public </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing by users, or by tags, or by both </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searchable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Syndication of tags by RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managed environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy, groups, moderation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Reference: </li></ul><ul><li>Hirst T. [2007] “7 practical things: social bookmarking.” Available at: http://www.slideshare.net/psychemedia/7-things-about-social-bookmarking/1 </li></ul>
    10. 11. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register with del.icio.us </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Install del.icio.us toolbar widget for quick bookmarking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Display your favourite Web pages and click on the widget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter your tags, decide share / not share, and submit bookmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse other tags or other users to explore bookmarks of your interests </li></ul></ul>
    11. 14. <ul><li>(2) RSS </li></ul>
    12. 15. RSS (Newsfeeds) <ul><li>Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary </li></ul><ul><li>A format for syndicating content on the Web in XML </li></ul><ul><li>Help keeping you up-to-date with the content from multiple Web sites on a single page or point of access </li></ul>
    13. 16. RSS <ul><li>Lever L. (2007) “RSS in plain English.” [video] Commoncraft, 20th April, 2007. Available at: < http:// www.commoncraft.com/rss_plain_english > [Alternatively http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU ] </li></ul>
    14. 17. RSS <ul><li>RSS aggregators / readers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based e.g. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bloglines.com < http:// www.bloglines.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google Reader < http:// www.google.com /reader > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NLH My Library < http:// www.library.nhs.uk > (require ATHENS ID) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop e.g. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FeedReader < http:// www.feedreader.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NewsDesk < http:// www.wildgrape.net / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Radio Userland < http:// radio.userland.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plus other ways … </li></ul></ul>
    15. 20. RSS <ul><li>Subscribing RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Searching for RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NLH RSS Directory < http:// www.library.nhs.uk/rss/default.aspx > </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technorati < http:// www.technorati.com / > </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your RSS aggregator / reader </li></ul></ul>
    16. 21. RSS <ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CMO (DH) < http:// www.dh.gov.uk/en/Rss/Rss?Feed =DH_076660 > </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BMJ < http:// www.bmj.com/rss /> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IMPL Web site < http:// impl.wetpaint.com / > </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PubMed search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mayo Clinic Podcasts < http:// www.mayoclinic.org/podcasts / > </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cleveland Clinic: HealthEdge < http:// www.clevelandclinic.org/healthedge / > </li></ul></ul>
    17. 27. RSS <ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New content comes to you when you need them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reducing the need to individually re-visit sites of interest for changes or additions </li></ul></ul>
    18. 28. RSS <ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register with Bloglines.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find RSS feeds for your favourite Web sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribe to these feeds using Bloglines.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start reading them </li></ul></ul>
    19. 29. <ul><li>(3) Weblogs </li></ul>
    20. 30. Weblogs <ul><li>Online journals with a subject without the need of being tech-savvy </li></ul><ul><li>Dated entries, i.e. posts, are arranged in reverse chronological order </li></ul><ul><li>Categorisation of posts </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging the content of posts </li></ul><ul><li>Syndication of content by RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Readers may leave comments </li></ul><ul><li>Posts are archived </li></ul><ul><li>Single or multiple authors </li></ul>
    21. 32. Weblogs <ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted, e.g. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger < http:// www.blogspot.com > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WordPress < http:// www.wordpress.com > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locally installed, e.g. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WordPress < http:// www.wordpress.com > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Typepad < http:// www.typepad.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moveable < http:// www.movabletype.org / > </li></ul></ul></ul>
    22. 33. Weblogs <ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog search engines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google Blog Search < http:// www.google.co.uk/blogsearch?hl =en > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Technorati < http:// www.technorati.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fagan Finder Blogs and RSS Search Engines http://www.faganfinder.com/blogs/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any Web search engines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Plus many more … </li></ul></ul></ul>
    23. 34. Weblogs <ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to create, maintain and update </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Syndicating of blog entries by RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current awareness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community building (incl. sharing knowledge, disseminating news, discussions) </li></ul></ul>
    24. 35. Weblogs <ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>dentalblog.com < http:// www.dentalblogs.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>North Staffordshire Health Library < http:// hlnews.blogspot.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Cases & Images < http://clinicalcases.blogspot.com/2005/07/other-cases.html > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3CsT2 < http://3cst2.wordpress.com > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A combination of purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E-Learning in the Faculty of Dentistry (UBC) < http://weblogs.elearning.ubc.ca/tst/ > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plus many more … </li></ul></ul>
    25. 39. Weblogs <ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose a blogging tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Register with the blogging tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Come up with a title for your Weblog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select your Weblog template (background) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start blogging! </li></ul></ul>
    26. 41. <ul><li>(4) Wikis </li></ul>
    27. 42. Wikis <ul><li>Lever L. (2007) “ Wiki in plain English.” [video] Commoncraft, 29 th May, 2007. Available at: http://www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english [Alternatively http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY ] </li></ul>
    28. 43. Wikis <ul><li>A Web-based application to allow for easy and fast collaborative development of a website without the need of being tech-savvy </li></ul><ul><li>Any member of a community can add to or edit the work of others </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion attached to wiki pages </li></ul><ul><li>Track recent changes by RSS </li></ul><ul><li>History of page revisions </li></ul><ul><li>Syndication of edits and discussion by RSS </li></ul>
    29. 45. Wikis <ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted wiki farms, e.g. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PbWiki < http:// www.pbwiki.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seedwiki < http:// www.seedwiki.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wetpaint < http:// www.wetpaint.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikispaces < http:// www.wikispaces.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locally installed wiki software, e.g. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mediawiki < http:// www.mediawiki.com / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Twiki < http:// twiki.org / > </li></ul></ul></ul>
    30. 46. Wikis <ul><li>Uses of wikis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As Web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IMPL Pilots < http:// impl.wetpaint.com > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As knowledgebase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia < http:// www.wikipedia.com > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikiversity: School: Medicine < http:// en.wikiversity.org/wiki/School:Medicine > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikibooks: Emergency Medicine < http:// en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Emergency_Medicine > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EBM Librarian < http:// ebmlibrarian.wetpaint.com /> </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As project management tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ALA 2006 New Orleans Conference Wiki < http://meredith.wolfwater.com/ala2006/index.php?title= Main_Page > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As collaboration by many </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IMPL Pilots < http:// impl.wetpaint.com > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As instruction manuals, subject guides etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dental Education Wiki < http:// www.ovidiu.ca/wiki/wikka.php?wakka = GeneralDentistryWiki > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As staff communication or intranet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>University of Minnesota Libraries Staff Website < https:// wiki.lib.umn.edu / > </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Rothman D. (2007) “List of medical wikis.” davidrothman.net, last update 21 st August, 2007. Available at: < http://davidrothman.net/list-of-medical-wikis / > </li></ul>
    31. 47. Wikis <ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to create, maintain and update </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone can make changes (democratic) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Searchable and browsable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Syndicating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fostering collaboration with communities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Criticism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Too open </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disorganised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No control </li></ul></ul>
    32. 49. Wikis <ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose your wiki tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seed your wiki with structure and content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create documentation and policy for your wiki (in the long term) </li></ul></ul>
    33. 50. <ul><li>Part 5: Summary </li></ul>
    34. 51. Summary <ul><li>Buzzwords … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read-write Web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Web … </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Simple publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Newsfeed publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Author-and-reader communicating </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborating </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul>
    35. 52. <ul><li>(6) Discussion </li></ul>
    36. 53. Discussion <ul><li>What are the potentials of social software in facilitating multi-professional learning in your practice? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the possible barriers of using social software in your practice? </li></ul><ul><li>What would be your next step(s) forward ? </li></ul>

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