Web 2.0 event at LSE: July 2008

I’ve briefly mentioned a few times that I am organising a SCONUL / CSG-IL group event with Peter Godwin to coincide with the launch of his book, co-edited with Jo Parker, Information Literacy Meets Library 2.0. Further details of this event are now available:

Information Literacy meets Library 2.0: a hands-on workshop for librarians

SCONUL Working Group for Information Literacy in conjunction with CILIP CSG Information Literacy group and LSE Centre for Learning Technology

Thursday 3rd July, Room H102 (and S169), London School of Economics, Connaught House

10.00 – 4.15 pm


10am onwards: Registration & Coffee (in H102)

10.25 Introductions

10:30 Information literacy and Library 2.0 (PG and JS) (H102)

An overview covering recent practice using blogs, RSS feeds, podcasts and social networking.
Followed by time for discussion

11.05 Room transfer to S169 / Distribute computer logins

11.15 RSS and reading blogs (KR and JS) (S169)
Workshop session to explore how RSS connects you to blogs and can revolutionise your communication.

12:00 Creating a blog and best practice (ML) (S169)
Workshop session helping you to get started and tips for using them in your Information Literacy interventions.

12:45 Buffet Lunch (H102)

13:45 Wikipedia and information literacy (PG) (H102)
Creative ways of using Wikipedia in your teaching.

14:30 You tube / Flickr and Slideshare (PG +JS ) (S169)
Workshop session on good practice in the use of these visual Web 2.0 tools in your teaching and CPD.

15:15 Social bookmarking (PG +JS) (S169)
Workshop session on using del.icio.us for your own bookmarks and your teaching.

16:00 Feedback

16.15 Session closes

To book a place contact Peter Godwin (peter.godwin@beds.ac.uk) for the Booking form. The event costs £30 including lunch and refreshments. Bookings are on a first come, first served basis.


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