Assignment 3: Evaluative Report

Part 1: Online Learning Journal A separate tab for the Online Learning Journal (OLJ) was created on my blog: Informative Flights where readings and learning activities were documented throughout the session from 30 October 2013 to 26 January 2014.  Part 2: Evaluative Report During the semester many of the learning activities were interesting and eye-opening.  Prior to commencing INF506 I had considered myself to be … Continue reading Assignment 3: Evaluative Report

Module 5: OLJ assignment – Social media Marketing Strategy

Task Read Brown, AL. (2009). Developing an Effective Social Media Marketing Strategy, in Salt Lake City Social Media Examiner (30 July), then  Examine Josh Bernoff & Charlene Li’s post Social Technographics: Conversationalists get onto the ladder (19 January, 2010). In particular explore the different behaviours of social networkers articulated in their ladder. Consider applying market analysis to analyse your market’s (client base) social technology behaviour. Also view Bernoff’s recent update on the … Continue reading Module 5: OLJ assignment – Social media Marketing Strategy

Module 6: INFORMATION POLICY – Identity, privacy, security and trust

Task Explore some of these following readings regarding the issues of identity, privacy, security and trust: De Rosa, C., Cantrell, J., Havens, A., Hawk, J. & Jenkins, L. (2007). Section 3: Privacy, Security    and Trust. In Sharing privacy and trust in our networked world: A report to the OCLC                membership. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC. [ebook]             … Continue reading Module 6: INFORMATION POLICY – Identity, privacy, security and trust

Comparative analysis of social networking tools and technologies for International School Librarians in Asia

Introduction This report documents a Comparative analysis of social networking tools and technologies for International School librarians in Asia. The case study research methodology – defined as “examining contemporary phenomenon within its real-life context … and it relies on multiple sources of evidence” (Yin, 2003, p.13, cited in Shanks and Bekmamedova, 2013, p. 174) was employed in a critical paradigm <!–[if supportFields]> ADDIN ZOTERO_ITEM CSL_CITATION {“citationID”:”ZtjKUW0T”,”properties”:{“formattedCitation”:”(Shanks … Continue reading Comparative analysis of social networking tools and technologies for International School Librarians in Asia

INF506 goodreads books

Having slept over the booklist for this course, I woke up bright-eyed and energised and created a Goodreads group for discussion, review and commentary on the books.  Now for a strategy to try and make this a real group and community! Most of the books have been read and reviewed by a world-wide community of active librarians and people involved in social networking and community, … Continue reading INF506 goodreads books

Overwhelmed

I started looking through the course outline for INF506 and I’m a little overwhelmed to say the least.  Most of my courses up to now have had a text book, or two textbooks, supplemented by lots of reading of journal articles as we move through the modules. This course has no prescribed text, but we’ve been given a list of 66 resources (mainly books) which … Continue reading Overwhelmed

OLJ INF506

Starting a new course soon: INF506 – Social Networking for Information Professionals  Part of the assessment criteria is to create an online learning journal – so a new tab/page on this blog in order to accommodate the needs of this course. Our first questions are: (a) define what social networking is (in your own words); (b) list what social networking technologies and sites you already use … Continue reading OLJ INF506