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Vikki Windsor Day 4 Blogs Mashups Wikis Etc.


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Vikki Windsor Day 4 Blogs Mashups Wikis Etc.

  1. 1. Blogs, Mashups and Much more…
  2. 2. Blogs
  3. 4. What are Blogs? <ul><li>Web + Logs = Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Web Pages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Automated updating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reverse chronological postings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May accommodate responses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet-specific phenomenon </li></ul><ul><li>Incomplete index of blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Blogging in Education
  5. 6. Limited Only by Your Imagination <ul><li>Instructors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content-related blog as professional practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking and personal knowledge sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional tips for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course announcements and readings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annotated links </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective or writing journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment submission and review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dialogue for groupwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-portfolios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share course-related resources </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Embedding <ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Slidecasts </li></ul><ul><li>Google applications </li></ul><ul><li>Widgets </li></ul>
  7. 8. RSS <ul><li>It is what it claims to be: a quick and easy way to create and use “syndicated content.” </li></ul><ul><li>• An example are newssites that deliver headlines. </li></ul><ul><li>• An acronym for Really Simple Syndication. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Keeping it Simple
  9. 10. Google Readers
  10. 11. How to Add an RSS Feed to Blogger <ul><li> </li></ul>
  11. 12. Tons of Tutorials
  12. 13. Time to Play
  13. 14. Mashups?
  14. 15. <ul><li>A Mashup is a new type of web application that brings together several sources of data to form a unique new combination of information. Mashups originated from the world of pop music where DJs would mix two or more songs together to present a new blended version. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Video Mashup example <ul><li>Scary Mary </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> =160 </li></ul><ul><li>George Bush singing Sunday Bloody Sunday </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Bush – imagine this </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  16. 17. Mashup? <ul><li>Newsmap – http:// / -using Google News, Newsmap maps news items it by topic and creates different displays to see what topics different countries are covering. </li></ul><ul><li>Housing Maps – http:// / - A Mashup of Craig's List and Google Maps that shows what's available in real estate. </li></ul><ul><li>PlaceOpedia – http:// / - A Mashup of Google Maps and places included in Wikipedia. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Slidecast <ul><li>tutorial </li></ul>
  18. 19. voicethread <ul><li>Very easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Voice / Video / </li></ul>
  19. 21. Social, legal, ethical issues <ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Case Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Comics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharing Creative Works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How It Works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Wanna Work Together) </li></ul></ul>
  20. 22. Time to Play Again… So Far… Social Bookmarking Online Blog Discussion Web 2.0 Exploration Podcasting Blogs