Web Technology Tools for Your Outreach Program <ul><li>An Introduction to New Possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Naomi Hirsch...
 
Overview <ul><li>Outreach -Traditional vs New Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Review Popular Web Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Traditional Outreach <ul><li>Public must visit the site for information. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No automated notification ...
What tool will be most effective?
Selected Tools for Outreach <ul><li>RSS feeds and Subscriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts and Audio (iTunes) </li></ul><...
1. RSS Feeds and Subscriptions <ul><li>Format for delivering web site updates </li></ul><ul><li>Efficiency - Stay informe...
 
 
 
2. Podcasts and Audio <ul><li>A series of audio or video digital-media files which is distributed over the Internet ...
 
3. Blogs <ul><li>Quick and easy set-up </li></ul><ul><li>Program promotion - Blog network </li></ul><ul><li>Share expertis...
Building Community with Blogs <ul><li>Blogosphere - interconnected and socially networked </li></ul><ul><li>Tags are key...
 
<ul><li>http://curesearchnccf.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>
http://doctordavidsblog.blogspot.com/
http://podelation.wordpress.com
http://researchblogging.org/
4. On-line Video <ul><li>Free and easy to upload </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing capability - copy code and add to social networ...
5. Presentation Sharing <ul><li>Easy upload </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion - exposure and reach new audiences </li></ul><ul><...
6. Collaborative Writing / Planning Google Docs enables multiple users in different locations to collaborate simultaneous...
http://podcamp.pbwiki.com/
http://www.scienceonline09.com/
7. Social Networks <ul><li>Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach and Communication Tools </li>...
 
<ul><li>http://ehoutreach.ning.com/ </li></ul>
 
8. On-line Communication <ul><li>Conference calls and interviews using Skype . Record for podcasts or on-demand access. <...
 
9. Virtual Worlds <ul><li>“ A virtual world is a computer-based simulated environment intended for its users to inhabit an...
Science and Research in Second Life 3 minute video
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Making a Difference Using New Technology <ul><li>Efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Global - information goes beyond borders...
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Web Technology for Your Outreach Program

This was a presentation at an annual meeting for environmental health community outreach and education programs. The presentation was an overview of how we can incorporate new technology into our programs.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Education      Technology      
Source: www.slideshare.net


Transcripts - Web Technology for Your Outreach Program

  • 1. Web Technology Tools for Your Outreach Program <ul><li>An Introduction to New Possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Naomi Hirsch, Ed.M. </li></ul>http://ehsc.oregonstate.edu
  • 3. Overview <ul><li>Outreach -Traditional vs New Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Review Popular Web Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How can I use it for outreach? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Share Ideas and Experiences using these tools for both internal communication and outreach to the public </li></ul>
  • 4. Traditional Outreach <ul><li>Public must visit the site for information. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No automated notification of new content. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information is not posted on other sites. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public cannot comment on the information. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promote activities and workshops via posters, newsletters, handouts, e-mails, and relevant calendars. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No use of social network tools. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only written form - no audio or video used. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slides presentations are not shared and delivered via the web. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keep a database of contacts for promotion and recruitment. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attracting new audiences is challenging. </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. What tool will be most effective?
  • 6. Selected Tools for Outreach <ul><li>RSS feeds and Subscriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts and Audio (iTunes) </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs (Wordpress) </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Video (YouTube) </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Sharing (SlideShare) </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Writing and Planning (GoogleDocs, Wikis) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networks (Facebook) </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Communication (Skype, Adobe Acrobat Connect) </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Worlds (Second Life) </li></ul>
  • 7. 1. RSS Feeds and Subscriptions <ul><li>Format for delivering web site updates </li></ul><ul><li>Efficiency - Stay informed easily. </li></ul>
  • 11. 2. Podcasts and Audio <ul><li>A series of audio or video digital-media files which is distributed over the Internet by syndicated download, through web feeds , to portable media players and personal computers. </li></ul>iTunes
  • 13. 3. Blogs <ul><li>Quick and easy set-up </li></ul><ul><li>Program promotion - Blog network </li></ul><ul><li>Share expertise and get comments from the public </li></ul><ul><li>Built in statistics include incoming links and clicks </li></ul><ul><li>Individual author or group ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy option </li></ul>
  • 14. Building Community with Blogs <ul><li>Blogosphere - interconnected and socially networked </li></ul><ul><li>Tags are key words that help people find your blog and bring common interests together. </li></ul><ul><li>Science blogs have separate communities. Examples: The DNA Network, ScienceBlogs, ResearchBlogging </li></ul>
  • 16. <ul><li>http://curesearchnccf.blogspot.com/ </li></ul>
  • 17. http://doctordavidsblog.blogspot.com/
  • 18. http://podelation.wordpress.com
  • 19. http://researchblogging.org/
  • 20. 4. On-line Video <ul><li>Free and easy to upload </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing capability - copy code and add to social networks, blogs, or web site </li></ul><ul><li>Reaches many people </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure the video is clear and doesn’t create miscommunication. </li></ul>
  • 21. 5. Presentation Sharing <ul><li>Easy upload </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion - exposure and reach new audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Use coding to put presentation on your site, blog, social network, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Get ideas </li></ul>http://www.slideshare.net/
  • 22. 6. Collaborative Writing / Planning Google Docs enables multiple users in different locations to collaborate simultaneously on the same project. Examples : Writing grant proposals or writing curriculum. A wiki is a page or collection of Web pages designed to enable anyone who accesses it to contribute or modify content. Examples: Events, local group information
  • 23. http://podcamp.pbwiki.com/
  • 24. http://www.scienceonline09.com/
  • 25. 7. Social Networks <ul><li>Connection </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach and Communication Tools </li></ul>
  • 27. <ul><li>http://ehoutreach.ning.com/ </li></ul>
  • 29. 8. On-line Communication <ul><li>Conference calls and interviews using Skype . Record for podcasts or on-demand access. </li></ul><ul><li>High impact web conferencing - Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro (costs money) </li></ul>
  • 31. 9. Virtual Worlds <ul><li>“ A virtual world is a computer-based simulated environment intended for its users to inhabit and interact via avatars.” </li></ul><ul><li>~Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Science education is popular and growing in Second Life. </li></ul><ul><li>Latest information at Second Life Education Wiki </li></ul>
  • 32. Science and Research in Second Life 3 minute video
  • 40. Making a Difference Using New Technology <ul><li>Efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Global - information goes beyond borders and attracts new audiences </li></ul><ul><li>Builds partnerships and relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging - builds community support </li></ul><ul><li>Supports professional learning communities by enabling educators to collaborate and share best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances internal communication </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity to be creative and unique </li></ul>