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What is social bookmarking?

Why use it?

Is social bookmarking right for you?

What steps are involved?

Plan and check activities

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Links at del.icio.us


At this del.icio.us site you’ll find websites related to social bookmarking. You can also search del.icio.us with the key word ‘social bookmarking’ to find more popular websites.

Uses in training

Designing e-learning—social bookmarking:


See Designing e-learning for samples of social bookmarking as well as over 50 other e-learning strategies or tools.

How do the tools work?

Commoncraft at: http://www.commoncraft.com

This website features a series of short videos that use plain English and simple concepts to explain how to use web-based tools including social bookmarking and RSS feeds.

Wikipedia at: http://en.wikipedia.org

At Wikipedia you can search for detailed definitions of terms used in this guide.

Learning 2.0 at: http://plcmclearning.blogspot.com/

The Learning 2.0 resource provides practical tutorials and useful websites for getting started with Web 2.0 tools including RSS feeds.

Social bookmarking services

Del.icio.us at: http://del.icio.us

Netvouz at: http://www.netvouz.com

Simply at: http://www.simpy.com

Ma.gnolia at: http://ma.gnolia.com

Diigo at: http://www.diigo.com

Blinklist at: http://www.blinklist.com

Blue Dot at: http://bluedot.us

Furl at: http://www.furl.net

Yahoo MyWeb at: http://myweb.yahoo.com

Google bookmarks at: http://www.google.com.au/bookmarks

Connotea at: http://www.connotea.org

Citeulike at: http://www.citeulike.org

MyBookmarks at: http://www.mybookmarks.com

Hybrid social bookmarking services

Digg at: http://www.digg.com

Technorati at: http://technorati.com

Reddit at: http://reddit.com

LibraryThing at: http://www.librarything.com

Trailfire at: http://trailfire.com

Students with special needs

Vision Australia at: http://www.visionaustralia.org.au/

Web Accessibility Initiative at: http://www.w3.org/WAI/

Professional networks

2007 E-learning Networks Community Forum at: http://www.groups.edna.edu.au/course/view.php?id=40

An Australian-based network of e-learning practitioners.

Learning Times Australia at: http://home.learningtimes.net/lta

A community of education and training professionals.

Australian Flexible Learning Framework at: http://flexiblelearning.net.au

For updated information on Australian e-learning forums and online events check the website of the Australian Flexible Learning Framework.

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Interview with Robin Petterd recorded 27 August 27 2007

Interview with Peter Shanks recorded 27 August 2007

Interview with Anne Bartlett-Bragg recorded 3 September 2007

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