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					Facebook, YouTube & Flickr

         Librarian Days 2008
            Learning First
    Gayle Bradbeer, Auraria Library
          gayle.bradbeer@auraria.edu
                Facebook
•   Free
•   Create own profile
•   Exchange messages
•   Join groups
•   Some features: Wall, Messages, Photos,
    Events, Videos, Marketplace
Privacy
             Uses in K12?
• Class community - possibly
• Teaching community - certainly
  – Committees
  – Interest groups
  – Parent teacher associations
  – Volunteers
                  YouTube
•   Share video clips
•   Free
•   Ratings
•   Political debates hosted
•   Channels
•   Groups
                   Flickr
•   Photo sharing
•   Photo services
•   Online community – groups & email
•   Free and professional accounts
•   Creative commons licensing
•   Comments, markups & geotagging
•   Tagging
                     Tagging
•   Descriptors, keywords, categories
•   User-created
•   Increasing in popularity
•   Community-based, consensus cataloging
•   Tag clouds
            Uses in K12?
• Another community/sharing space
• Source of resources for teaching
• Classroom projects
           Thanks for your time!
              And bye bye.

                  * A photo from Flickr at
http://www.flickr.com/photos/paws_and_toes/577638897/