Welcome to 23 Things! My name is Erin Downey Howerton, and I am excited to introduce everyone to our first activity: blogging. If you get stumped, please click on the “comments” link above to add your question. There might be others with similar problems, and I can answer you publicly in a follow-up comment so [...]
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Welcome to Week Two! We hope all of you enjoyed creating your blogs as much as we have reading them.
If you still haven’t completed the first lesson and set up your blog yet, you’re not too late! Follow the lesson from week 1, set up your blog, register the website address of it, and you’re [...]
Hello 23 Things learners! My name is Brenda Hough and I am going to cover our third activity: online meetings. I worry that my lesson is going to be the “boring” one. We’ve talked about blogging being like a secret diary and Facebook is, of course, a way to do fun things like spy on [...]
Welcome to Week 4 – PhotoSharing! We are Royce Kitts and Patti Butcher. We’re going to have fun this week – we hope you will too! Please ask questions and we’ll do our best to guide you along the way.
Remember photo albums? How your mom kept everything organized – all your school events, family vacations, [...]
You’ve heard of RSS.
You’ve seen those small orange icons on web sites.
You’ve heard co-workers and acquaintances swear by it, but still have no idea what RSS is.
Well, you’re not alone.
RSS is not only revolutionizing the way news and content creators share information, but it is swiftly changing the way everyday users consume information.
RSS stands for [...]
Welcome to Week 6 – Tagging and Social Bookmarking. This week’s thing is presented by Rebecca Brown, liaison for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine at KU Med Center, and Amanda McConnell, Circulation Coordinator at the Lawrence Public Library. We hope you enjoy our thing! Please ask questions and we’ll do our best to [...]
Welcome to Week Seven of 23 Things Kansas! Time sure is flying by. If you find yourself behind in the lessons don’t stress. You have plenty of time to catch up and complete the lessons as you can. Microblogging — with mostly a focus on Twitter — is on the plate for this week; Heather [...]
Welcome to Cloud Computing! My name is Diana Weaver and I am your guide this week along with Erin Downey Howerton. Being somewhat of a nature girl, I’ve found that cloud computing is a topic that lends itself well to nature metaphors (and bad puns – so, I’m apologizing in advance). For example, Ralph Waldo [...]
Welcome to week 9 of 23 Things Kansas. I’m Liz Rea from NEKLS, and I will be your guide this week to the wonderful world of Instant Messaging.
Before we get started, lets think about the past:
“This ‘telephone’ has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently [...]
Woo hoo – You made it to Week 10! That is fantastic! My name is David Lee King, and I’m facilitating this week’s lesson. And believe me, this week should be FUN. Here’s a video to get us started off on the right foot:
Most likely, you have already discovered YouTube, and have [...]