The 23 Things

Lesson 1: Introduction (November 23-December 6)
1. Please begin by reading this blog & find out about the program.
2. Discover a few pointers from lifelong learners and learn how to nurture your own learning process.

Lesson 2: Blogging (December 7-December 20)
3. Set up your own blog & add your first post, & register your blog.
4. Create a blog post about anything technology related that interests you this week.

Lesson 3: Photos & Images (December 28-January 10)
5. Explore Flickr and learn about this popular image hosting site.
6.
Have some Flickr fun and discover some Flickr mashups & 3rd party sites.

Lesson 4: RSS & Newsreaders (January 11-January 24)
7. Learn about RSS feeds and set up your own feed reader.
8. Locate a few useful library related blogs and/or news feeds.

Lesson 5: Social Networks (January 25-February 7)
9. Explore Social Networks
10. Set up a Facebook or MySpace page

Lesson 6: Catch-up (February 8-February 21)
Just like it says. This week is all about catching up, checking out tools you haven’t had time to explore, or returning to something you tried earlier but haven’t been back to.

Lesson 7: Play (February 22-March 7)
11. Play around with an online image generator.
12. Take a look at LibraryThing and catalog some of your favorite books.

Lesson 8: Tagging & Twitter (March 8-March 21)
13. Learn about tagging and discover Del.icio.us (a social bookmarking site).
14. Try Twitter
15. Read a few perspectives on Web 2.0, Library 2.0 and the future of libraries and blog your thoughts.

Lesson 9: Wikis and Online Productivity Tools (March 22-April 13)
16. Learn about wikis and discover some innovative ways that libraries are using them.
17. Create a wiki or add an entry to a Vermont’s 23 Things sandbox wiki.

18. Take a look at some online productivity (word processing, spreadsheet) tools.

Lesson 10: Track Your Library (April 14-May 10)
19. Track Your Library

20. Explore any site from the Web 2.0 awards list, play with it and write a blog post about your findings.

Lesson 11: Video & Podcasts (May 10-May 24)
21. Discover YouTube and a few sites that allow users to upload and share videos.
22. Discover some useful search tools for locating podcasts.
23. Summarize your thoughts about this program on your blog.

9 responses to “The 23 Things

  1. This is cool! Looking forward to learning at my own pace.

  2. I will give it a try!

  3. I’ll try to set up a MySpace or Facebook account. This will be tough–schools are on vacation next week, and I’ll be in Florida. I assume my husband will bring his laptop. I’ll just have to wrest it away from him at some point! My daughter–so savvy–would recommend Facebook. Does Library Thing count? Or do we get into that later?

  4. This has been wonderful…..I have set up Facebook and joined a few groups. I can now exchange ideas about scrapbooking …. yes!

  5. Apple now has Rhapsody as an app, which is a great start, but it is currently hampered by the inability to store locally on your iPod, and has a dismal 64kbps bit rate. If this changes, then it will somewhat negate this advantage for the Zune, but the 10 songs per month will still be a big plus in Zune Pass’ favor.

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