Page 1

A Two-Day Workshop

Web 2.0: Using Social Software for Students 20th-21st June 2011

Introduction: This all-day hands-on workshop will provide students with resources, knowledge, time and a supportive environment to learn, play and explore the social computing realm of teens. Through individual and group exercises we will set up various social computing experiences for each student. By the end of the day you will have completed at least one social network profile page, created an avatar, explored virtual worlds, set up and posted to your own blog and/or created a Library Thing profile. The instructor will provide samples, templates, cheat sheets, a webliography, as well as practical, useful tips that can be applied immediately.

Course Objectives: By the end of the course participants should be able to; • know some of those social networking sites • learn the basics of social networking as it relates to teen services • understand the safest and effective way of using the social networking sites • create programs and interactions with youth/teens at your library with various social networking sites

Course Outline: • Social Software Overview What is social software, social networking? • Safe and Responsible Use of Social Software - Social influence techniques used in online environments - Various Internet and Social networking sites safety measures • Profile Sites: MySpace & Facebook • Blogging, Photos & Video - Tour, and then setup a personal blog

- Tour, and then setup an account with Flickr - Tour YouTube • Virtual Worlds & Avatars - Tour Second Life & Teen Second Life

Target audience: Facilitators, School Teachers, Faculty members, Instructors

Course Facilitator: Encik Zulkefli Yusof is currently a faculty member and Course Coordinator at the Faculty of Information Management, University Technology Mara (UiTM). He has an extensive and deep understanding in Web 2.0, Web 3.0 and Web Technologies. Prior to joining UiTM, he was a Senior Librarian at Tun Siti Hasmah Digital Library (Multimedia University), Cyberjaya campus. He has conducted numerous in-house training programs for various academic institutions and organisations. He holds a degree in Information Management and an MSc. from UiTM.

Course Fee: RM 600.00

Course Venue: CUCMS Main Campus.

Course Timing: Registration starts at 0830 hours and ends at 1700 hours. Lunch & refreshments will be provided.

Certificate of Attendance:

A certificate will be given to you as evidence to your personal and professional developement.


20th - 21st June 2011: Web 2.0 Using Social Software for Students Closing Date: 13th June 2011 RM 600.00 (BLOCK CAPITAL LETTERS PLEASE) Course Details : Course title : Full name : Organisation : Job Title : Mailing Address :

City :

Office Phone :

State :

Mobile Phone :

Post Code :

Fax No


Email :

Terms and Conditions Registration Fee The Fee includes attendance , refreshments and training documentation The Fee doest not include accommodation Full payment must be made before or during the registration day All bookings are considered binding on receipt of the registration form Payment All payments should be made in Ringgit Malaysia We also accept goverment local order (LO) Please make cheque or money order crossed `A/C Payee Only ’ and payable to `In-Fusion Education Sdn. Bhd.’ Cancellation Cancellation after the closing date will not be refunded. Please notify for any substitution of participants

Contact Us Participants may register for the event through the following methods :Mail or fax the attached registration form to : Distance and Continuing Education Center (DiCEC) Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences Main Campus , No.3410 , Jalan Teknokrat 3 , Cyber 4 , 63000 Cyberjaya , Selangor Darul Ehsan. Tel: 03 - 8313 7000 Fax: 03 - 8313 7001 Attn: Cik Siti Zaleha bt. Hamid (Ext-7096), En. Farid bin Mohd Noor (Ext 7092), Pn. Yuliana bt. Mohd Taha (Ext-7034) Email:

DIT 002  

Web 2.0 Using Social Software for Students

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you