Tools and Apps. More than just docs and email!
Tag to share with the E Circle: uwbelearning
Group: UWB E-Pilot
Diigo lets user save bookmarks to the "cloud". share bookmarks, highlight and annotate webpages, send bookmarked sites directly to blogs and otherwise make web-based reading social.
Hashtag to share with E-Circle: #uwbelearning
How to Retweet
How to Create Lists (view updates from selected users without necessarily following them or having them appear in your main timeline)
Academics are using Twitter to form professional network, to support class work, to create "back channels" during class sessions.
Evernote is a multitask tool that works across mobile and desktop devices. Store and share webpage clips, handwritten notes, photos, audio notes, pdfs all in one platform.
Readers can share their highlights and annotation of web-based reading using a variety of tools.
Readers can share highlights they've made on a Kindle Book and view highlights by others (works also on the Kindle App on the IPad).
Readers can also share text that they've highlighted on a Kindle on Facebook and Twitter
Social Booking for Annotating Web Pages
Here's an example of Diigo used to read a NYT article together.
Blogs for Shared Interactive Reading
CommentPress is a plug in for WordPress blogs that enables interactive commenting on a text (such as a draft of a book or paper).
Calibre Ebook Management enables readers to convert ebooks and other media from one e-reader format to another. Mobile and desktop options.
Gowalla enables students to create virtual maps (literature? history?) to share with others.