Social Media for Education

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Delicious / Social Bookmarking

Delicious – what is it

  • Social Bookmarking website
  • Save and store bookmarks online
  • Organise them with tags or keywords
  • Be social – follow other bookmarkers and send / receive links
  • Alas education is an overused word http://delicious.com/tag/education

Social Bookmarking in Plain English

See the ESCalate Delicious account for Education related bookmarks

Delicious – possible uses

  • Keeping the same set of bookmarks if using more than one computer
  • Organise collection of resources around an agreed tag – escelearn
  • One link for related resources http://delicious.com/cfbloke/escelearn
  • Social bookmarking – develop a network and share the load
  • An alternative search engine
  • … and many more from Gabriela Grosseck

Exercise

  • Go to Delicious at http://delicious.com/ and register for an account
  • Add your favourite education website to your account
  • Add the tag escelearn when bookmarking it and search for escelearn

Advanced

Add the ESCalate channel to your network on delicious

http://delicious.com/escalate

Blog

Add your delicious bookmarks or the ESCalate bookmarks to your blog

http://support.wordpress.com/widgets/delicious-widget/

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Written by Paul Ayres

March 23, 2009 at 4:11 pm