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  • Emerging Technologies – Wondering what all the “Web 2.0” fuss is about? Learn about exciting new technologies available to you on the web. These technologies can help you save time, organize your research, and change the way you teach.
  • More, Better, Faster

    1. 1. More, Better, Faster: Harnessing new technologies to save time, organize your research, and improve your teaching. Breanna Weston – Librarian Library and Media Services
    2. 2. The Machine is Us/ ing Us Michael Wesch – Kansas State University
    3. 3. What is Web 2.0? What is Web 2.0? Tim O’Reilly
    4. 4. Clickable Version
    5. 5. RSS What is RSS? Real Simple Syndication – “format used to publish frequently updated content” What is a RSS reader? Also called feed reader or aggregator Software to read RSS content Why is it cool? Allows you to subscribe to multiple feeds, and the reader automatically checks for updates. Check out my post to see the amazing things you can do with RSS content. Examples Bloglines Google Reader Other Software Why? Time Saver Ability to share Richer courses Keep in touch
    6. 6. BLOGS What is a Blog? Software interface -RSS Updated frequently, sorted by chronology of posts Informal – subjects range Ability to have comments, archives, blogrolls, feeds Why Blog? Professional online presence Leadership Learn new things Reflection of thoughts Classroom Management Scholarly Communication Examples Meredith Farkas Michael Wesch Library and Media Services Blog Software Blogger Bloglines WordPress WOU Blog Server more
    7. 7. Example Social Bookmarking Sites Digg Furl StumbleUpon Reddit Only2clicks More … Why? Make important resources available to students/colleagues instantly Share/learn about resources Insert into Course Management Bookmarks available anywhere and in one place Put in multiple locations easily What is Social Bookmarking? Storing, organizing, sharing, managing bookmarks on the internet.
    8. 8. Wikis Uses: Class/Group projects Research collaboration What is a Wiki? Software that makes it easy to create, edit, and remove webpages. Often used for collaborative projects and have archives of all the versions. Why Wiki? Collaborative projects Course management Easier than creating a website. Wiki Software PBWiki WOU Wiki WetPaint More… Examples Wikipedia wikiHow eXpresso slideaware More…
    9. 9. Why IM/Virtual Meeting? Convenience Quick/easy Office hours Software AIM Meebo Skype Skrbl Example WOU Library IM Virtual Meetings What is IM? Real time communication via text on the internet What is a Virtual Meeting? Real time communication on the internet with audio, video, chat, and/or resource sharing (ex. Powerpoint).
    10. 10. Other Emerging Technologies <ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MySpace </li></ul></ul><ul><li>P/Vod/Screencasting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gabcast </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Media Sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gateways </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PageFlakes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only2Clicks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Citations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BibSonomy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CiteULike </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Virtual Worlds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Second Life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Firefox Add-ons </li></ul>
    11. 11. Terminology <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Mashups </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging- folksonomy, </li></ul><ul><li>Widget – web,desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Open source </li></ul><ul><li>Beta </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feed/reader </li></ul><ul><li>Instant messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Vodcast </li></ul><ul><li>Slidecast </li></ul>
    12. 12. Tips/Tricks <ul><li>It is overwhelming </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t need one of everything </li></ul><ul><li>Think about needs – then determine technology </li></ul><ul><li>If you need help – ASK! </li></ul><ul><li>Think creatively (wiki as a calendar) </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t need to know how to use it to let your students use it </li></ul><ul><li>Learn basics of html and css </li></ul>
    13. 13. Sources <ul><li>What is Web 2.0? – Tim O’Reilly </li></ul><ul><li>Web Trend Map 2008 Beta – Information Architects </li></ul><ul><li>List of Social Software - Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Blogging – WordPress </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog Software – Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>List of Feed Aggregators – Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>14 “Other” Ways to Use RSS Feeds – </li></ul><ul><li>10 Smart Hacks for Google Reader – Lifehack </li></ul><ul><li>What is a Wiki? (And how to use one for your projects) – O’Reilly Network </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki - Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>List of Wikis – Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking – Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>List of Social Bookmarking Sites – WIkipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Software for Virtual Teams – ReadWriteWeb </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging - Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>7 Things You Should Know About – Educause </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IM </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Getting Caught Up With – Camila Gabaldon </li></ul>