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Re: [multilit] Re: Tagging in Action at ITValley10

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  • Vance Stevens
    Hi again, As promised to the people in Cairo last night I just went through my slides at http://www.slideshare.net/vances/tag-games-an-evo-speedgeek and
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 3, 2010
      Hi again,

      As promised to the people in Cairo last night I just went through my slides

      and brought each link up in delicious and tagged each with a tag set
      including ITValley10 and evomlit

      Some other tags used included niletesol itvalley10 evomlit evo evo10 evo2010
      vancestevens tagging aggregation speedgeeking webheadsinaction speedgeek
      search imagesearch images pics &etc.

      As a result you can visit http://delicious.com/tag/ITValley10 and find all
      the links used in the two presentations, the one mentioned in the slide show
      (the speedgeek, with link to recorded presentation given in the slideshow)
      and the 2-hour session given Feb 3, 2010 at

      This whole process is meant to illustrate the power of tagging for streaming
      content strewn over the apparently (but not) chaotic Internet and directing
      it right at learners.

      I was asked repeatedly in the presentation last night to give illustrations
      of how these concepts could be used with classes of students. Tagging sites
      you want them to visit in Delicious (as I've done here) is one way, and all
      of the links so tagged give other examples of tools you can use to do
      exactly that. In order to follow the logic you need to think of the
      audience at NileTESOL as being a class of students, and did we show them how
      to use tagging in their classrooms? You judge ;-)

      Thanks all who attended, watched the recordings later, and played the F.U.N.
      tag games,


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Glenn V" <vstevens@...>
      To: <multilit@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, February 03, 2010 11:30 PM
      Subject: [multilit] Re: Tagging in Action at ITValley10

      > Hi everyone,
      > This is just to let you know that we had a very nice session with the
      > NileTESOL ITValley group in Cairo and recorded it at
      > http://tinyurl.com/100203itvalley
      > The session is a hands on explanation of tagging. It took place over two
      > 2-hour event, but the recording of the second part was appended to the
      > first in one recording, so be prepared for a short lag in the middle.
      > Also, we had too many moderators the first session and layout of the
      > screens was changed, but when you view you can set the layout yourself, as
      > it is under your control, even in the recording.
      > I hope you will enjoy it, and also see the note from Nicky Hockly below,
      > regarding the recording of an interview of Mark Pegrum by Gavin Dudeney.
      > lots for you to savor and enjoy,
      > Vance
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Nicky" <nickyhockly@...>
      > To: <evonline2002_webheads@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, February 03, 2010 5:53 PM
      > Subject: [evonline2002_webheads] Interview with Mark Pegrum - link
      >> Dear Webheads,
      >> We have recently launched an e- community for our past participants, and
      >> yesterday at our launch party held an interview with Mark Pegram, author
      >> of From Blogs to Bombs, in Ellumninate.
      >> I know that several of you have been referring to Mark's work in the EVO
      >> sessions on literacies, and Jennifer Verschoor suggested that I post a
      >> link to the recording of the interview with Mark to the WH list. I
      >> personally found the interview extremely interesting -- you'll find it
      >> here if you'd like to check it out!
      >> http://tiny.cc/ZdIbV
      >> (I'm really really hoping that the url won't corrupt in this posting, as
      >> urls so often seem to do in Yahoo groups! Let me know if it does and I
      >> will try to repost the link)
      >> A big thanks to Mark, fascinating stuff.
      >> Best wishes to all,
      >> Nicky
      > ------------------------------------
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