Use social bookmarking to store and retrieve information

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Purpose statement


Social bookmarking and tagging occurs on web based services where shared lists of user-created Internet bookmarks are displayed. Social bookmarking sites generally organize their content using tags and are an increasingly popular way to locate, classify, rank, and share Internet resources through the practice of tagging, and inferences drawn from grouping and use of such tags. The concepts of social bookmarking and tagging took root with the launch of a web site called in approximately 2003. March 2006

Uses for Tagging

  • Teacher bookmarks websites and online resources for access away from PC
  • Students subscribe to teacher's bookmark web feed as a reading list
  • Students collaborate in bookmarking resources for their subject
  • Searching
  • Combining resources to create a unique resource

This unit is used in the following courses

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