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Facilitators

Bodong Chen, Cresencia Fong, Murat Oztok, Weiwei Qin

Homework 1

1. Reading, Treasure Hunt and Brainstorm Activity

2. Please add your account info to the table below so that we can include you in our collaborative activities.  If you don't have a Gmail or Diigo account, please create one (free).  Kindly do this by Monday, March 8, 2010.

Try to add yourself to our Diigo group at: http://groups.diigo.com/group/kmd2003

Your Name

Gmail Address
(create a Gmail account here)

Diigo Username/Email Address
(create a Diigo account here)

Second Life
(optional)

Cresencia

cresencia.fong@gmail.com

cresencia

Sk001gir1 Lemondrop

Bodong

bodong.chen@gmail.com 

bodong 

Derek Briand 

Weiwei 

chinwee025@gmail.com 

chinwee025 

vivi Oskar 

Anne

annew8610@gmail.com


jewel3 Gossamer

Peggy

peggy.irwin@gmail.com

peggy.irwin@gmail.com

Laila Serrata

Alyssa

alyssa.rosenzweig@gmail.com

alyssacr

 

Nathan

nchow.utoronto@gmail.com

therunningfox

 

Andrea

andreatavchar@gmail.com

andreat

 

Dominika

dominikar@gmail.com

druszkow

 

Sarah

skstainton@gmail.com

skstainton

 

Courtney

courtneyghobbs@gmail.com

Gloria85

 

Loredana

loredana.bruni@gmail.com

lbruni

 

Alejandro

jalhis@gmail.com

alejandro

 

Murat

oztokm@gmail.com

 

 

Nisha

nishanaug@gmail.com

nishanaug

 

Denise

denise.c.pinto@gmail.com

denisepinto

 

Eva

eva.hourihan@gmail.com

abibliophile

Catalpa Kestrel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Download and install the software listed in the table below. Be sure to go through the software introduction for each software!

Software

Download From

Software Introduction

Product Key

Diigo Toolbar

Install Diigo Toolbar here

Diigo Tour (video)

 

Google Earth

Download Google Earth here

GEarth's Product Tour (videos)


Picasa Web Albums

Download Picasa here

Picasa's Getting Started Guide

 

Smart Notebook Software (optional)

  • can be used with Smart Board (interactive whiteboard)

Download Smart Notebook Software 10.6 here

  • Complete installation with SMART Notebook and SMART Product Drivers
  • You'll need the Product Key (look right!) to complete the installation process

Smart Board Ease of Use (video)

NB-AEBSK-CIMQN-5C8BH-3CA2K

  • Case-sensitive
  • This product key is only for OISE staff and students
  • Please do not share this product key with anyone outside of OISE

Second Life (optional)

Download Second Life here

What is Second Life? (video)


4.  We have come up with 4 (debatable) themes of Layered Information Systems:  Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Social Information Networks, Web Mashups, and Virtual Spaces.  You will get a chance to experience all 4 of these themes in our Day 1 activities.  However, we would like you to choose 1 of these themes as your focus for the LIS module of our course.  Please join 1 of the theme groups below by adding your name under one of the column headings.  Kindly do this by Monday, March 8, 2010.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
e.g. Google Earth, Google Maps

Social Information Networks
e.g. Diigo

Web Mashups
e.g. Tag Galaxy, Flickr Maps, 
http://mashupawards.com/

Virtual Spaces
e.g. interactive whiteboards (Smart Board, Thunder),
virtual worlds (Second Life)

Eva

Nathan

Alejandro

Anne

Dominika

Courtney

Alyssa

Denise

Sarah

Andrea

Peggy

Hedieh

Nisha


Loredana

Jim

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

5.  Please bring to class ONE digital photo that was taken in your favourite location in the world.

Bring your laptops next class please!

Change of location!  Class on March 10 will be at OISE, 3rd floor, KITL lab (beside elevators).



Class Activity

Day 1 Agenda

Time

Activity

1:00-1:30

Introduction (Review Homework#1, General Intro of LISs for full group)

1:30-2:00

Rotation 1

2:00-2:30

Rotation 2

2:30-2:40

BREAK

2:40-3:10

Rotation 3

3:10-3:40

Rotation 4

3:40-3:55

Full class discussion (about new learnings from rotations)

3:55-4:00

Talk about Homework #2

Introduction

  • Intro slideshow (download PDF version here)
  • Discuss class' initial definitions of Layered Information Systems from Mar. 10 (Day 1) homework

Workshop Rotation Topics

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - Murat (Download presentation here.)
  • Social Information Networks - Bodong (Download presentation here.)
  • Web Mashups - Weiwei (Download presentation here.)
  • Virtual Spaces - Cresencia (Download presentation here.)

Homework for Mar. 24 (Day 2)

Please see Mar. 24th course syllabus page.

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