We held a rather successful workshop today at CIT all about the Social Web.
The morning began with a provocative talk from our guest speaker Leigh Blackall, webcast from Dunedin in NZ, where he talked about teaching being dead (long live learning!) - well received by the 40 strong bunch of teachers who attended! Thanks Leigh, much appreciated!
We then moved into three workshops run concurrently on
- three ways to blog (plus a moblog documenting the session),
- collaborating with wikis, and
- managing your social web with tags.
All workshops were received with much enthusiasm by the participants who were keen to jump into the tools and give them a red hot go! Our central theme across all three workshops was food (being a key social activity in itself!).
Participants in the blogging workshop
We also demonstrated the power of aggregation using a visual aggregator, Suprglu, that brought all the workshop activities together. Thanks again participants! It's only the social web when there are people coming together to use it!
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