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									                                               The      Application
                            of   Computer Technology
                                        in the Workplace

                                 Computer Success at Work
Day 1:
Blogging, RSS & Portfolio




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Day 1: Agenda                                                   of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Skills assessment
                                               •   Digital Portfolio
• Print handouts
•   http://cahe.nmsu.edu/appliedtechnol        •   Syllabus Discussion
    ogy
                                               •   Class Expectations
•   About the class
                                               •   Where to get help
•   Blogging
                                               •   Get to know you
•   RSS feeds
                                               •   Lab time
•   Break



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Skills Assessment                                               of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Used to:
    – Shape class content
    – Assess success of class in meeting goals and
      shape next class




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About the class                                                 of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Instructors
    – Teresa Burgin
    – Barbara Chamberlin
    – Sonja Jo Serna


• Why this class?
• Why 2 names?


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What is a Blog?                                                 of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Web + log = Blog
• Online journal
• Can be
    – Collaborative
    – Categorical
    – Work, private, themed, random
    – Started, then ignored


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Let’s take a look:                                              of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work



• Personal:
    – Rantings of a Waiter
       http://waiterrant.blogspot.com/
• Professional:
    – Invasive Species
       http://invasivespecies.blogspot.com/
• Reflective:
    – Teaching Methodology Review
       http://oegr250.blogspot.com/
• Commercial:
    – Freakonomics
      http://www.freakonomics.com/blog/


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Let’s take a look:                                              of   Computer Technology
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                                                                      Computer Success at Work



• Extension
    – Alabama Extension News
       http://www.aces.edu/department/extcomm/npa/newsline/
    – Extension in Kiev
       http://www.wgroups.nauu.kiev.ua/?acacia=39
• My Blogs
    – Learning Games
       http://learninggames.blogspot.com/
    – Kids Blog
       http://gtesting.blogspot.com


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What do Blogs offer me?                                         of   Computer Technology
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                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Follow others’ Blogs
    – Using RSS Feeds (more on that in a minute)
• Create your own blog
    – Personal writing
    – Professional writing
    – Collaborative sharing space
• PUBLIC


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Blogging                                                        of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Class blog
  http://appliedcahetechnology.blogspot.com/
• Demo: Set up your own blog on blogger.com
    – Handout on class website:
      cahe.nmsu.edu/appliedtechnology




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Keeping up with Blogs                                           of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• RSS Aggregators (Readers)
    – Real Simple Syndication
    – RSS allows your computer to fetch information
      (feed) you’re interested in.
         • News sites, headlines, blogs




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Types of Aggregators                                            of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Web based aggregators
    – Able to read feeds in your browser (require a
      user account)
         • BlogLines: http:// bloglines.com
         • Google: http://google.com/reader




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Types of Aggregators                                            of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

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• Desktop aggregators
    – Programs you download and install on your
      computer (some are free, some have free
      trial/charge)
         • FeedDemon: http://feeddemon.com (free trial)




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Types of Aggregators                                            of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Built in aggregators
    – Web browsers with built-in aggregators
         • Mozilla Firefox (displays as bookmarks)
         • Safari (Macintosh browser, built-in support)


• Email based aggregators
    – Aggregate feeds and send to you via email
         • Squeet: http://squeet.com



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Subscribing to a Feed                                           of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Look for XML button on website
    – Copy URL (address)                                                 XML
    – Paste to Reader


• Add as bookmark to browser
    – Mozilla Firefox



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                                         Break
Day 1:
Blogging, RSS & Portfolio




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Digital Portfolios                                              of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work



• Collection of work
    – Documents
    – Personal notes
    – Letters of reference
    – Video, audio, photos
• Used in classes as a type of assessment
• Used for career placement
• PUBLIC (at least for this class)

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Digital Portfolio Samples                                       of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• http://web.nmsu.edu/~gpropst
• http://web web.nmsu.edu/~pamelmar




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Digital Portfolio Demo                                          of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• http://web.nmsu.edu/portfolio
• Download handout at class website:
  http://cahe.nmsu.edu/appliedtechnology




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Syllabus Discussion                                             of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




•   Class Expectations
•   Labs and Assignments, grades
•   Work probably done in lab
•   Blogging on own time
•   Where to get help



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Get to know you                                                 of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Make friends
    – Help out when you are absent or don’t
      understand something
    – Discuss additional uses of technology




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Lab time                                                        of   Computer Technology
                                                                            in the Workplace

                                                                      Computer Success at Work




• Be sure to review the Lab Assignment
  document on the class website
• Due week after it is assigned (posted so we
  can find it… don’t email it or hand it in)




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