August 04, 2008

Suggestions from workshop participants

When asked what they'd like to achieve for their school library:
  • Use appropriate tools to apply in courses and prgs
  • Enrich the learning experience for students
  • using new media as a form of learning and teaching
  • Use blog to showcase book reviews
  • Contribute to NLB Read & Reap
  • Better support the curriculm
  • increase readership
  • greater student participation in library activities
  • create a more vibrant community
  • Achieve higher level of literacy
  • Sharing of media resources (share school media content with others)
  • Increase students interest in books
  • Using new media to attract students to the library

For this workshop.

August 03, 2008

Your Library and New Media: Collaboration through Social Networking

For the International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology (ICTLT), 5-6 Aug 2008.

Pre-conference workshop (4 Aug 2008):
The International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology 2008 (ICTLT)






Powerpoint slides

Other Social Networking platforms

Copyright & Creative Commons
Creative Commons sources (note: "Creative Commons" does not mean "Copyright-Free"; always check the specific terms of use)

Some considerations in selecting a social sharing service (please add your thoughts as comments)
  • What are your goals & objectives?
  • Are you prepared for your works to be used without attribution?
  • Free or Fee, or both
  • Ease of Use
  • Is that service popular? (why do you think this matters?)
  • Who are the main users of that service?
  • What's the popular image/ branding of that service?
  • What's your preferred degree of control of your content? (e.g. private Vs. public access, moderation)

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