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Google Reader and RSS videos

Resource author

Stuart Brown

Resource type

Video files


These videos can be used in conjunction with the document 'Aguide to using Delicious, Google Reader and Twitter in the context of an Open University course: H800 Technology-enhanced Learning: practices and debates which was developed initially within the 'Social networking for practice learning' project funded by PBPL. The authors, Mary Thorpe and Philip Greaney, worked together with the chair of H800, John Pettit, to develop the material for use within H800, which was first presented in February 2009.

Details about the course, including registration, are available here:



 Creating a Google account Video B1: Creating a Google account
 Getting to Google Reader Video B2: Getting to Google Reader
 Finding and adding feeds Video B3: Finding and adding feeds
 Tagging feeds Video B4: Tagging feeds
 Ordering feeds Video B5: Ordering feeds
 Putting your feeds into folders Video B6: Putting your feeds into folders
 Designating a story as a favourite Video B7: Designating a story as a favourite
 Importing an OPML file Video B8: Importing an OPML file
 Exporting an OPML file Video B9: Exporting an OPML file

Date added

4th Jun 2009