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Wednesday, December 9

  1. page Social Interaction Media edited ... To proceed to the desired social interaction media section select one of the following: Faceb…
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    To proceed to the desired social interaction media section select one of the following:
    Facebook
    MySpaceTwitter
    Linkedin
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Tuesday, December 8

  1. page Flickr edited ... Now that you've learned about Flickr, take the Flickr Facts Quiz to see if you need to brush u…
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    Now that you've learned about Flickr, take the Flickr Facts Quiz to see if you need to brush up on your Flickr knowledge.
    WebQuest
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    your own team Flickr account,
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    this webquest youyour team will create your ownan account and
    Phase 1 - Create and Research! Create your own team Flickr account. To sign up for an account, go to http://www.flickr.com/ to get started. After your team has created an account, look around! Research everything you need to know about Flickr using the links above in the Resources section of each topic.
    Phase 2 - Complete the following tasks:
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  2. page Flickr edited ... WebQuest So, you've learned about what Flickr is, you've seen some great examples of how it's…
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    WebQuest
    So, you've learned about what Flickr is, you've seen some great examples of how it's being used in the government, and now it's time for you to create your own Flickr account, if you don't already have one! Welcome to the Flickr Webquest! During this webquest you will create your own account and complete several Flickr-related tasks. There are three main phases of the Flickr Webquest:
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    your own team Flickr account.
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    up for your ownan account, go
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    started. After you'veyour team has created youran account, look
    Phase 2 - Complete the following tasks:
    Establish your profile.
    Upload photos and/or videos.
    Establish at least 3a Flickr contactscontact by finding the other team from your classmates and giveclass on Flickr. Give them permission
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    view your team's content.
    Create at least 1 set from your photostream.
    Tag at least 10 photos and/or videos.
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    *Optional: Create a Flickr Gallery.
    *Optional: Add a photo to the World Map.
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    you've created youra team account and
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    share your team's experience using
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    in length. Post your team's response in the designated area of the Flickr Discussion Board.
    Discussion Board
    Share your Flickr findings with your colleagues in the Discussion area associated with this page. Each week one student will be responsible for formulating and posting a thought-provoking discussion question about Flickr and/or how it is used in the workplace. The remainder of the class is responsible for posting (1) response to the question and for posting (1) response to a fellow classmate's response.
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Sunday, December 6

  1. page Syllabus edited ... Students taking this course will be required to login to the course wiki, which will mean each…
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    Students taking this course will be required to login to the course wiki, which will mean each student should have a computer with an internet connection. This medium will allow the students to immerse themselves in web 2.0 and social media technologies, on which the course is based.
    STUDENT OUTCOMES
    By better understanding"better understanding" as stated
    Explore the use of social media tools;
    Discover examples of uses in the federal government, and;
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Saturday, December 5

  1. page YouTube edited ... Each video on YouTube is subject to a one to five star rating scale ranging from Poor to Aweso…
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    Each video on YouTube is subject to a one to five star rating scale ranging from Poor to Awesome! You can rate it based on your liking or disliking of the video. Additionally, you can choose to add a comment to be displayed below the video for all to see. In order to rate the video or comment on it, you must be logged into your account.
    Within the comment section you can choose to to reply to someone's remark on the specific video. You can also choose to agree or disagree with the remarks/comments made by other users by using the thumbs up and thumbs down icons. If a specific comment appears to be spam, you can choose to mark it so that it can be hidden on the page.
    Personal ReferenceFavorite
    The videos can also be stored for personal reference later, in order to use this feature of the page you must be logged into your account. To store the video for easy access, you can chose to mark the video as your Favorite. Once marked as a Favorite, you may view it anytime you log into your account. You can also choose to add the video to your playlist making it easily accessible as well as providing the capability to view a list of videos in sequence and one after another instead of one at a time. Finally, you may also choose to subscribe to a user's videos or a channel. Subscriptions allow you to view all the videos for that user or specified channel in your subscription section. It also allows you to quickly review any new videos added by the user or channel.
    Flagging a video would allow you to mark it as an item that may be seen as inappropriate or that violate YouTube's Community Guidelines. This features allows you to submit the video for review to the YouTube staff.
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    You can choose to share the video easily with others using various social websites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Digg, Bebo, hi5, Live Spaces, and Orkut with a built in sharing feature. YouTube also has the option to AutoShare which will post the video to a number of social sites simultaneously. You may also chose to share the video via email directly from the YouTube site or via instant messaging by providing the preset link to the video.
    Embedding a YouTube video is simple as the embedded code is provided for every video displayed on YouTube. You may embed the video into any website, wiki, or blog using the provided code. YouTube allows you to decide the size of the embedded video and the skin color of the video controls. There are also privacy setting that can be selected using the embed feature.
    References:
    http://www.youtube.com/t/creators_corner
    http://www.clickz.com/3623318

    Examples of YouTube in the government sector
    YouTube can be used for personal use, however, many government agencies are beginning to use this tool as a way to communicate with the public. Below are some examples of sites that are currently being used in the government.
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    Low Quality – although there are HD quality recordings and displaying capabilities, due to videos being optimized for fast streaming, some quality is lost in picture and sound
    Logo – YouTube automatically adds their logo to your uploaded video
    References:
    http://webhostingreality.blogspot.com/2009/10/advantages-and-disadvantages-of-making.html
    http://blog.raisedeyebrow.com/2008/08/why-youtube/

    Activities and Assessment
    WebQuest
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    http://www.youtube.com/t/howto_copyright
    http://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines
    http://blog.raisedeyebrow.com/2008/08/why-youtube/
    http://webhostingreality.blogspot.com/2009/10/advantages-and-disadvantages-of-making.html

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  2. page YouTube edited ... An advanced search is also available within YouTube for registered users only. View ... be…
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    An advanced search is also available within YouTube for registered users only.
    View
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    better viewing quality.quality . Once the
    When a specific video is viewed, a section of the page is dedicated to viewing videos that are similar to the one being played. The related video section of the page will display them with image and title of the videos. You also have the option to view all videos posted by a specific user or channel.
    Rate and Comment
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    Capture and Upload in High Definition
    Upload up to 10 videos at a time
    [[@http://www.google.com/support/youtube/bin/answer.py?answer=132460&topic=16612&hl=en-US|BestBest video formats ]] for YouTube
    Up to 2 GB in size
    Up to 10 minutes in length
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  3. page YouTube edited ... Unlike many other sites, YouTube is free for viewer and registered users that want to upload v…
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    Unlike many other sites, YouTube is free for viewer and registered users that want to upload videos. To create an account you will need to come up with a username and provide basic information about your geographic location. Once an account is created you are free to upload videos anytime. By logging into your account you have the option to review all of your uploaded videos, review the history of videos you have seen, view any subscriptions you may have added and have the option to view any video you have marked as a favorite or on your playlist.
    Search
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    at a time .time.
    Another way
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    search to vidoesvideos that have
    Another search option can be to use the channel feature displayed on the YouTube homepage. The channel section allows you to not only select a category but within a category select a specific channel. Selecting that channel will display not only the selected video within the topic but also any videos that are match that subject. For instance, you can select the category: news and politics. Within the news and politics category you can choose to view Russia Today channel. Within the Russia Channel page you will see the latest video but also any other video broadcasted by the Russia Today channel.
    The last basic searching option on YouTube allows you to search by shows specifically. The shows section has a specific categories for instance the Documentary and Biography categories may be useful for you in your search.
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    Capture and Upload in High Definition
    Upload up to 10 videos at a time
    Best[[@http://www.google.com/support/youtube/bin/answer.py?answer=132460&topic=16612&hl=en-US|Best video formats ]] for YouTube
    Up to 2 GB in size
    Up to 10 minutes in length
    It is important to note that you should not upload any TV shows, music videos, music concerts, or commercials without permission unless they consist entirely of content you created yourself.
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    Tips page and and YouTube's Community
    Share
    You can choose to share the video easily with others using various social websites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Digg, Bebo, hi5, Live Spaces, and Orkut with a built in sharing feature. YouTube also has the option to AutoShare which will post the video to a number of social sites simultaneously. You may also chose to share the video via email directly from the YouTube site or via instant messaging by providing the preset link to the video.
    Embedding a YouTube video is simple as the embedded code is provided for every video displayed on YouTube. You may embed the video into any website, wiki, or blog using the provided code. YouTube allows you to decide the size of the embedded video and the skin color of the video controls. There are also privacy setting that can be selected using the embed feature.
    References:
    http://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines
    http://www.youtube.com/t/creators_corner
    http://webworkerdaily.com/2009/07/28/34-ways-to-use-youtube-for-business/
    http://www.clickz.com/3623318
    Examples of YouTube in the government sector
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    http://www.dmwmedia.com/news/2009/05/21/youtube:-20-hours-video-uploaded-every-minute
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2NQiVcdZRY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsUD1za9TA4
    http://www.mahalo.com/how-to-use-youtube-like-a-pro
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsUD1za9TA4
    http://www.google.com/support/youtube/bin/answer.py?answer=132460&topic=16612&hl=en-US
    http://www.google.com/support/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=55743

    http://www.youtube.com/t/howto_copyright
    http://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines
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  4. page YouTube edited ... Up to 10 minutes in length It is important to note that you should not upload any TV shows, m…
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    Up to 10 minutes in length
    It is important to note that you should not upload any TV shows, music videos, music concerts, or commercials without permission unless they consist entirely of content you created yourself.
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    Community Guidelines which which can help
    Share
    You can choose to share the video easily with others using various social websites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Digg, Bebo, hi5, Live Spaces, and Orkut with a built in sharing feature. YouTube also has the option to AutoShare which will post the video to a number of social sites simultaneously. You may also chose to share the video via email directly from the YouTube site or via instant messaging by providing the preset link to the video.
    Embedding a YouTube video is simple as the embedded code is provided for every video displayed on YouTube. You may embed the video into any website, wiki, or blog using the provided code. YouTube allows you to decide the size of the embedded video and the skin color of the video controls. There are also privacy setting that can be selected using the embed feature.
    References:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsUD1za9TA4
    http://www.mahalo.com/how-to-use-youtube-like-a-pro
    http://youtube-global.blogspot.com/

    http://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines
    http://www.youtube.com/t/creators_corner
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsUD1za9TA4
    http://www.mahalo.com/how-to-use-youtube-like-a-pro
    http://www.youtube.com/t/howto_copyright
    http://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines

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  5. page YouTube edited ... Unlike many other sites, YouTube is free for viewer and registered users that want to upload v…
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    Unlike many other sites, YouTube is free for viewer and registered users that want to upload videos. To create an account you will need to come up with a username and provide basic information about your geographic location. Once an account is created you are free to upload videos anytime. By logging into your account you have the option to review all of your uploaded videos, review the history of videos you have seen, view any subscriptions you may have added and have the option to view any video you have marked as a favorite or on your playlist.
    Search
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    at a time.time .
    Another way
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    with corresponding text.text .
    Another search option can be to use the channel feature displayed on the YouTube homepage. The channel section allows you to not only select a category but within a category select a specific channel. Selecting that channel will display not only the selected video within the topic but also any videos that are match that subject. For instance, you can select the category: news and politics. Within the news and politics category you can choose to view Russia Today channel. Within the Russia Channel page you will see the latest video but also any other video broadcasted by the Russia Today channel.
    The last basic searching option on YouTube allows you to search by shows specifically. The shows section has a specific categories for instance the Documentary and Biography categories may be useful for you in your search.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2NQiVcdZRY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsUD1za9TA4
    http://www.mahalo.com/how-to-use-youtube-like-a-pro
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  6. page YouTube edited ... YouTube is a free social media website that allows its users to view, upload and comment on vi…
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    YouTube is a free social media website that allows its users to view, upload and comment on videos. It is a place where users can share their video with any web user. Users who are not registered with YouTube are permitted to view videos, while registered users are able to upload an unlimited number of videos to the site. Most of the content uploaded to YouTube is by individuals however, some videos are added by professional media companies. YouTube is accessible via the following link http://www.youtube.com
    History and Background of YouTube
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    for 1.65 billion.billion . Since then,
    Key Functionalities of YouTube
    The free social media site, YouTube, is filled with valuable features and functions. Below is the listing of the most important functions of YouTube and a brief description about how to use them.
    Account
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    view any suscriptionssubscriptions you may
    Search
    YouTube consist of a number of ways that a registered or an unregistered user can search for videos. The simplest and quickest way to search for videos is using the search box located at the top of the homepage. Simply adding key search terms and clicking the Search button will produce a listing of videos which can be played one at a time.
    Another way to locate videos is to search by category. Clicking the videos section of the homepage displays a listing of categories which you can browse, for instance, education, comedy or sports to name a few. By selecting a category, you are narrowing down the search to vidoes that have been tagged with corresponding text.
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    also any vidoesvideos that are
    The last basic searching option on YouTube allows you to search by shows specifically. The shows section has a specific categories for instance the Documentary and Biography categories may be useful for you in your search.
    An advanced search is also available within YouTube for registered users only.
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    A good reference for copyright information can be found on YouTube's Copyright Tips page and YouTube's Community Guidelines which can help you determine whether your video infringes someone else's copyright.
    Share
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    providing the pesetpreset link to
    Embedding a YouTube video is simple as the embedded code is provided for every video displayed on YouTube. You may embed the video into any website, wiki, or blog using the provided code. YouTube allows you to decide the size of the embedded video and the skin color of the video controls. There are also privacy setting that can be selected using the embed feature.
    References:
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    http://www.dmwmedia.com/news/2009/05/21/youtube:-20-hours-video-uploaded-every-minute
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2NQiVcdZRY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsUD1za9TA4
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