Workshop on use of Social Media Networks for Learning and Research

Date: November 8th and 9th 2011
Target Audience: JKUAT academic staff and researchers, ICT staff, JKUAT
The Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Library plans to hold a two days workshop on the use of social networks for learning, research and communication.  The objective of the workshop is to equip participants with hands on skills to enable them make use of opportunities availed by social media for learning and research. Please see details of topics to be covered in the program

Program:

DAY 1

ACTIVITY
Registration
Welcome participants
Opening remarks
Workshop overview and objectives
Introduction to the participatory World Wide Web (Web 2.0)Format: Presentation & Hands-on
Introduction to the Open Access/Source/Education Movement –Format: Presentation & Hands-on
HEALTH BREAK
Remote collaboration :  How to develop content remotely using wikis, sites, and Google Docs;

Format: Presentation & Hands-on

Practical, group discussion & Reporting
LUNCH BREAK
Online publishing (micro-blogging and blogging) –Format:  Presentation hands-on exercises
Annotation, Bookmarking, and Tagging- Format: Presentation & Hands-on
Practical, group discussion & Reporting
CLOSING DAY 1

DAY 2

Registration
User driven Information service ( alerts and RSS feeds) -Format: Presentation & Hands-on
Role of e-Books and Digital Libraries –Format: Presentation & Hands-on
HEALTH BREAK
Cloud storage tools- Format: presentation and Hands on Session
Social Learning
LUNCH BREAK
Professional / corporate social networking –  Format: presentation and Hands on Session
Feedback / Plenary session / Way forward
CLOSING WORKSHOP

To register, please email gikandij@yahoo.com or miriamndungu@yahoo.co.uk or library@jkuat.ac.ke by 31st October 2011.

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