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Social Bookmarking Assignment

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Social Bookmarking Assignment

  1. 1. Social Bookmarking<br />Margerit Roger<br />
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  3. 3. Presentation<br />Basics about Social Bookmarking<br />Features<br />Various Types of Bookmarking<br />Pros and Cons<br />
  4. 4. Presentation<br />My Social Bookmarking site (Diigo)<br />Working Process and Lifelong Learning<br />Applications<br />Affordances<br />Concerns<br />
  5. 5. 1. Basics<br />Wiki Definition <br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_bookmarking<br />Video on social bookmarking (Using De.licio.us as an example)<br />http://www.commoncraft.com/bookmarking-plain-english<br />
  6. 6. 2. Features of social bookmarking<br />Shared references to websites<br />Tags to organize/search<br />Additional Features<br />Lists to organize<br />Bookmark bar<br />
  7. 7. Example<br />
  8. 8. Shared references<br />Private<br />Public<br />Selectively public<br />
  9. 9. Tags to organize/search<br />Clusters<br />Folksonomy<br />Searchable<br />Category<br />Chronology<br />Topic<br />Search engine<br />
  10. 10. Other Features<br />Webfeeds<br />Ratings<br />Comments/Annotate<br />Import/export<br />Email<br /><ul><li>View pages as Slideshow
  11. 11. Social networking
  12. 12. Add icons
  13. 13. Share research
  14. 14. Find others</li></li></ul><li>3. Other types of social bookmarking<br />Del.icio.us (2003) pioneered tagging<br />Furl, Simpy<br />Stumbleupon<br />Ma.gnolia<br />BluDot(laterFaves)<br />Others at http://www.squidoo.com/socialbookmarkingsites<br />
  15. 15. 4. Pros and Cons<br />Pros<br />Organizes many bookmarks<br />By humans not algorithms<br />Ranked by frequency of use (not connections)<br />Not based on web spiders finding it<br />Share-able<br />Research<br />Networking<br />
  16. 16. Cons<br />Imprecise terms<br />No standardized keywords<br />Mis-tagging<br />Misspelling<br />Non-heirarchical tagging<br />Spam and corruption<br />
  17. 17. 5. My Social Bookmarking Site (Diigo.com)<br />
  18. 18. 6. Working Process and “Lifelong Learning”<br />Inspiration 9 IE for brainstorming<br />Inspiration presentation with screen captures and hyperlinks<br />But, no way to upload!!<br />Take 2 with PowerPoint. But I forget how to make hyperlinks work<br />File too big to email<br />Uploaded to blog and Slideshare<br />Grrrr … narration didn’t work<br />
  19. 19. 7. Applications<br />Organization<br />Research<br />Shared research<br />Self-promotion<br />Business promotion<br />
  20. 20. Libraries (Archiving)<br />Solo learning<br />Shared learning<br />Curriculum Development<br /><ul><li>Inquiry-based learning
  21. 21. Emergent currciulum
  22. 22. Online education
  23. 23. BUT …
  24. 24. It’s still linear!!</li></li></ul><li>8. Affordances<br />Access (to resources)<br />Research presence (loosely defined)<br />Creation<br />Interaction<br />Aggregation<br />Thinking (Re-assembling, connecting)<br />
  25. 25. 9. Concerns: Privacy/Ownership<br />
  26. 26. Concerns: Accessibility<br />Forty-eight percent of Canadian adults, age 16 and over – about 12 million Canadians -- have low literacy (20 percent scoring Level 1, the lowest proficiency, in prose literacy, and 28 percent at Level 2). <br /> International Adult Literacy Skills Study 2005<br />

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