Virginia Commonwealth University

Training

Title: 15x15x15 Online Workshop Series: Web 2.0

Date/Time: 5/5/2009  12:00- 12:15 PM

Presenter: Alan Williams and Kristine Hughes

Registration: 3 seats available (Max. Class Size = 20)
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Building: Online  

Cost: $0  

Sponsor: VCU Libraries

Audience: General Public

Category: Research/Searching

Description: Want to know the buzz surrounding Web 2.0? Do blogs, wikis, rss, folksonomies, Flickr, Facebook, delic.i.ous mean anything to you? This class will explore a variety of popular Web 2.0 tools for use in your research as well as your personal life. Online Instructions: This library workshop will take place online via the Wimba Live classroom found within Blackboard. As you register for this course you will be added to the Health Sciences Resources Blackboard course which will appear under the My Courses heading when you log into Blackboard. This course contains tutorials and other information pertaining to the various databases used at Tompkins-McCaw Library and is a useful tool for you to consult after the online class to help you in further understanding databases such as PubMed. To participate in the online class you will need to check your computer to make sure you have all the necessary software to participate in the class. You will need a pair of headphones or speakers that are connected to your computer. You may also use a microphone to communicate with the instructor, but that is not required. We will have someone monitoring any questions you may have via the classroom chat. Access http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cQVr6Vn7p for all online instructions to prepare your computer for the class. To listen to the instructions on screencast you will need your headphones or speakers.

Contact: Kristine Hughes
827-1150
kmhughes@vcu.edu