Daily Archives: November 2, 2007

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New Look Ning – Ads Removed for Education Use

Hey Jude writes at http://heyjude.wordpress.com/2007/11/02/let-me-tell-you-about-ning-and-the-new-bonus/ Steve Hargadon writes about the new look Ning! – and how current education users can request to have advertising removed. As a member of the FlatClassroom Project, Classroom 2.0, The Global Education Collaborative, Library 2.0, NextGen Teachers, School 2.0, Stop Cyberbullying, Edublogger World, and lots more. I’m not active really, just drop by sometimes – unless the group is project-based such as The Horizon Project and the Flat Classroom Project. I especially like the way we can use Ning! to introduce groups of new teachers to the world of robust social networking – sharing information, […]

Casey & Savistinuk on Library 2.0

At Internet Librarian 2007 Liz Lawley said, “You have to figure out what the problem is first before you come up with a solution.” She was referring to the use of Second Life as a method of social interaction with users; however her statement rings true for the general concept of Library 2.0. Energy focused on implementing new tools and programs is wasted if we don’t know what our users really want. Without knowing that, we create more work for ourselves with hit or miss initiatives. In the past two years much of the discussion of Library 2.0 has been […]