Tuesday, July 10, 2007

The 23 Things -- Timeline

Here is your challenge: complete the following 23 tasks, then go for the test and get a 7 out of 10 to get your name in the prize ballot. If you click on the thing, there will be some advice about how to finish the task. If you get stuck, don’t forget to ask someone else! Teaching is probably the best way of learning anything new, so everyone wins when you ask for help!

October 1st to 12th

Introduction to Learning 2.0

An introduction to the campaign, what it entails, and how it has been done in the past.

1. Learn about the Campaign by visiting the blog.

2. Read a blog post that pertains to either Web 2.0 or Library 2.0.

October 15th to 26th

Blogs and Blogging

Discover weblogs or “blogs” and how they are used.

3. Start your own blog and add the first post.

4. Write a comment on a blog (like this one).

5. Create a post about the article you read for thing #2.

October 29th to November 9th

Wikis and Online Productivity Tools

No – not a “mixed-up kiwi.” “Wiki” is Hawaiian for “quick” and it’s a popular way for people to get and share information.

6. Change the Learning 2.0 "top ten titles" wiki

7. Read an article in Wikipedia on any pet subject and assess it in your blog

8. Try out either Google Documents or Zoho

November 12th to 23rd

RSS, Inside and Out

“Really Simple Syndication” is what it stands for. What it can help you do is another story.

9. Capture the Learning 2.0 blog's RSS feed for easy reading.

10. Add an RSS feed to your blog.

November 26th to December 7th

Podcasts and Videocasts

Blogs with attiTube.

11. Watch a video on YouTube.

12. Subscribe to a podcast.

13. Embed a video onto your blog.

December 10th to January 4th

“It’s About Sharing” – a Learning 2.0 break

Only one simple request here, otherwise, we are taking a break for the Holidays.

14. Help Someone Else Complete one of the 23 Things.

January 7th to 18th

Social Software Part One

Connecting with “friends” in ways never before possible.

15. Find a Similar Reader on Library Thing.

16. Try out Del.icio.us.

17. Try out Flickr.

January 21st to February 1st

Social Software Part Two

The new way of sharing information?

18. "Tag" something on a Web 2.0 service.

February 4th to February 15th

Online Internet Messaging and Chat

It’s been around for a while, but web services are making it a bit easier?

February 18th to February 29th

Bonus Points: Future Technologies

We can’t afford them right now, but maybe in three years?

March 3rd to 30th

Extra time for Late Bloomers

A whole month to catch up on the gaps. . .. If you are stuck, the hintmaster is ready to help.

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