Category Archives: MEdTL studies

Evaluative Report – Final INF506 OLJ post (12)

Part a) – Evaluative Statement The OLJ posts I will discuss in this evaluative statement are: Arizona State University’s use of web 2.0 tools to achieve the 4Cs (OLJ7) My Personal Learning Network (OLJ9) What’s yours is mine and what’s … Continue reading

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What’s yours is mine and what’s mine is mine – OLJ11

The joke about marriage, “What’s yours is mine and what’s mine is mine” seems appropriate when discussing the tension between the concepts of intellectual property, copyright, Creative Commons and “information access for all”, especially when looked at in the context … Continue reading

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Developing a draft marketing strategy – OLJ10

I am not currently working in a school library but am teaching casually at TAFE. My most recent experience prior to now, however, is teaching primary classes for 13 years, so the library I will focus on will be an … Continue reading

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My Personal Learning Network – OLJ9

I believe I am at Stage 1 (Immersion) of Utecht’s 5 stages of PLN adoption (Utecht, 2008) – I feel driven to find out more and particularly to check my Twitter and Yammer feeds at least daily. But I am … Continue reading

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A to Z of Social Networking for Libraries – OLJ8

Coffs Harbour City Library & Information Service is my local library. Through the library’s website, its clients can access the online catalogue and reserve titles as well as access databases. As far as I am aware, however, the library has … Continue reading

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Arizona State University’s use of web 2.0 tools to achieve the 4Cs – OLJ7

Davis’s assertion (cited by Miller) that web 2.0 is “an attitude not a technology” (Miller, 2005) reinforces the four underlying principles (also known as the 4Cs) of web 2.0. Collaboration, conversation, community and content creation are products of the attitude … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Second Life – OLJ6

I was keen to explore the potential of Second Life (SL) and was intrigued about the possibilities of using a virtual world in an educational setting, particularly after reading that “immersion in a digital environment can enhance education in at … Continue reading

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RSS in action – OLJ5

RSS User I have used RSS feeds for a couple of years for my own information needs. I subscribe to blogs by some of my favourite authors and to online publications providing advice to writers and last year I added … Continue reading

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Social bookmarking – Evaluation of Delicious and Diigo – OLJ4

DELICIOUS When I first began using Delicious 6 months ago to bookmark resources for my assignments, I merely saw it as a means of accessing my bookmarks from any computer with internet access. Now that I am developing a better … Continue reading

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Testing, testing: 1, 2, 3 … er … poll! – OLJ3

This blog gives me a good chance to test out some of the social networking (SN) tools I’ve been exploring for my first assignment for INF506. Although I’ve examined their use in class blogs and evaluated how effectively they can … Continue reading

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