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The term web2.0 refers to the development of online services that encourage collaboration, communication and information sharing. CILIP Scotland http://www.slainte.org.uk/files/pdf/web2/Web2GuidelinesFinal.pdf Accessed 28/06/10
Ability to publish online is changing the face of the internet ◦ Politics – blogs, podcasts, youtube ◦ Issues discussed and debated online ◦ Social networking Your subject ◦ What are other people saying about your subject? ◦ What websites/resources are other people using? ◦ Online tools to help you present your work and work with other students
Old webWeb2.0 Computer based Complicated to publish to web Read only Passive user experience Web based Simple to publish to web Read, write & upload Rich user experience
Blogs Wikis Social networking sites Sites that collate resources RSS feeds Google Docs Other useful sites Practical exercise
What web2.0 media do you use already? What do you think of it?
Blogs ◦ Personal website, often with entries arranged by date ◦ Interactive – visitors can add comments
Find blogs related to your subject ◦ http://blogsearch.google.co.uk http://blogsearch.google.co.uk ◦ http://www.blogsearchengine.com http://www.blogsearchengine.com ◦ http://www.blog-search.com http://www.blog-search.com ◦ http://www.blogscope.net http://www.blogscope.net ◦ http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs Things to think about What are other people saying about your subject? Do you agree with them? What ideas does this give you for your own work? Ideas for internet searches/keywords? What websites are other people linking to? Can you ignore blogs / can you trust them?
Create your own blog ◦ http://wordpress.com/ http://wordpress.com/ ◦ http://www.blogger.com http://www.blogger.com ◦ http://www.typepad.com/ http://www.typepad.com/
What is a wiki? ◦ Database of pages that users can edit ◦ Multiple authors, instant updating ◦ e.g. WikipediaWikipedia ◦ Do you trust wikis? Wiki search engine ◦ http://www.wiki.com http://www.wiki.com Create your own wiki ◦ Why would you do this?! ◦ http://pbworks.com http://pbworks.com ◦ Blackboard How is a wiki different to a blog?
Facebook ◦ 1 in 3 UK residents ◦ Join groups for your subject!! Twitter ◦ Micro-blogging ◦ Follow organisations in your subject area http://www.twitter.com http://www.twitter.com http://search.twitter.com (Twitter search) http://search.twitter.com
Delicious ◦ Save your favourites ◦ Add tags to find sites easily ◦ Access anywhere ◦ Search other people’s Delicious sites ◦ http://delicious.com/kxlcwkc http://delicious.com/kxlcwkc ◦ http://delicious.com http://delicious.com See also ◦ http://digg.com http://digg.com Why would you use this?
RSS=Really Simple Syndication Receive updates whenever a website adds new content RSS Reader account ◦ Gmail comes with this! How could RSS feeds help you?
Create and edit documents without having program on your machine ◦ Word, Excel, PowerPoint Create a picture ◦ Insert text, lines, images, shapes ◦ Download as png, jpg, svg, pdf
Create an online survey ◦ Design your questionnaire online ◦ Email to whoever you choose ◦ Results presented in a spreadsheet for you Share documents with others ◦ Select who can view & who can edit
Skydrive ◦ http://www.windowslive.co.uk/skydrive.aspx http://www.windowslive.co.uk/skydrive.aspx ◦ 25gb of online storage Wordle ◦ http://www.wordle.net http://www.wordle.net ◦ Create a Wordle for your essay... Netvibes ◦ http://www.netvibes.com ◦ Online dashboard Few final links here
Get to know one of the web2.0 resources discussed BlogsWikis DeliciousRSS feeds Google Docs
How will you use web2.0? Would you like help with any of the resources featured? firstname.lastname@example.org