Geek Report by hvw66532

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									Geek Report
All the Tech News That’s Fit to Print
                      Jim Gaston, Associate Director, SOCCCD IT
Overview

• Latest Trends
  – Web 2.0
  – Mashups
  – Social Networking Sites
• What does it mean?
• Local Initiatives
  – MySite 2.0
  – MAP
  – New Student System
Web Sites

• My Blog:
    http://digitaledu.blogspot.com


• List of Example Sites:
     http://del.icio.us/jgaston/web2.0
Latest Trends - Web 2.0
Latest Trends – Web 2.0

• Refers to a second generation of Internet based services
• Distinguishing Characteristics:
   – Community and Collaboration – the “Participatory Web”
   – Rich User Experience in Browser – AJAX
Web 2.0 Examples

 – Wikipedia
 – Craigslist
 – Google Maps
 – Writely
 – Gmail
 – Digg
 – Technorati
Latest Trends - Mashups

• Allows people to combine the services of
  one or more web sites
• Most often used with Google Maps
• See ProgrammableWeb.com for a list
• Examples:
  – WeatherBonk
  – Wikimapia
  – Zillow
Latest Trends - Social Networking Sites

• Any site that allows and encourages
  collaboration and communication within the
  community of users
• Examples:
  – Flickr
  – MySpace
  – Youtube
  – Wikipedia
What does it mean to us?

• How can we use this technology in an
  educational environment?
What’s Happening at SOCCCD?

• MySite 2.0
• MAP (My Academic Plan)
• New Student System

								
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