Web 2.0 Course Offered for Summer

Want to learn about Web 2.0?

The Tucker Medical Library at National Jewish is offering an 8 week online class:
Web 2.0: Introduction to Web Second Generation Web Tools
Class date: June 23 – August 17, 2008.

If you find this post you can still sign up until the end of Week 3 – July 11!

No prior knowledge of Web 2.0 technologies required. This class provides a hands-on introduction to 2.0 tools. Discuss with your colleagues the benefits and challenges of these tools as related to health care and research. The online class will require 1-2 hours per week of work. Content will include background readings, discovery exercises (along the lines of ‘try this tool out’), and a discussion blog. This course covers many new web trends that you may have heard of, including:

  • Blogs and RSS
  • Wikis
  • Social networking
  • Social bookmarking and tagging
  • Web office tools
  • Photo sharing
  • Online hosted video
  • Mashups

You will have time to make up weeks if you have an absence, but all participants who finish the entire course content by August 31st will receive a flash drive.

The class will be team-taught by Roz Dudden and Shandra Protzko. Don’t miss this great opportunity to explore and discover both established and emerging Web 2.0 technologies. Learn about tools to make you more productive and creative, and have some fun at the same time!

Registration is open until Wednesday, June 25th. Late Registration until July 11.

Contact a class administrator for questions:
Shandra Protzko, MS, AHIP | Information Specialist | protzkos@njc.org | 303.398.1343
Roz Dudden, MLS, AHIP, FMLA | Library Director | duddenr@njc.org | 303.398.1483


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