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Social Software Workshop Materials

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This page contains an outline, links, and other materials for the NITLE social software in education workshop. 

Agenda for the day

9:00 - 10:00 am
     1. intros (and the outboard memory wiki)

     2. history and principles (a 2009 case)


10:00 - 10:15 - Web 2.0 platforms

     wikis: one English course (Bowdoin),
     exercise: sketch out your social media ecosystem


10:15 - 10:30 – Morning break


10:30 - 12:00 - Web 2.0 platforms


     English 401 (Wheaton)
 images: medical class content; Five images stories
     exercises: Flickr CC search; Flickr Commons search; Gliffy drawing

     War News Radio (Swarthmore), eighteenth-century lit (UMW), (one listing of liberal arts campus podcasts)

     Podcasts into class (Planet Money), University Channel (Princeton), In Our Time (BBC), Groks (originally Berkeley), Bird Note (Audubon), Out of the Past, Napoleon 101
     exercises: compare notes on podcast structure; check Freesound

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch break: Diamond 342


1:00 - 3:00

YouTube     A professor and her classes (cv) (class 1)(Pitzer); a campus channel (Washington and Lee), ss (Pitzer) Boris and Vlad (Middlebury) ethnography (Wesch)
    exercise: explore /Education/
 RSS reading
    exercise: find and add
 social bookmarking
    exercise: see what you can learn from a social bookmark

3:00-3:15pm - Afternoon break


3:15 - 4:00 - Social software and digital presence


     In the Facebook Age class (Bowdoin)
     exercise: realtime search; YourOpenBook;

     zz Teaching one class (Furman)


 Documents over your shoulder: Evernote and Google Apps

    exercise: how do you synch docs now?


4:00 - 4:30 - Strategy and futures review


     Action plan

     How do you scan the horizon?



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