Welcome to Week 2! This week’s theme is all about Gathering Information.

There’s a lot of information out there with news and discoveries being released every minute. So how do you keep up with this constant barrage of content?

Watch this video to find out more.

Video transcript

Here’s a guide on how to set up your Feedly. If you don’t know what we’re talking about, it’s covered in the video above!

Here’s a guide on how to set up a Zetoc Alert.

Check out this guide on getting started with Pocket.

Also check out this PDF of all of the tools we’ve discussed at a glance with their various benefits.

Thing 4 activities

Test out some of the tools we’ve covered today

Write a blogpost about your experience of using some of these tools

Would you use them in your daily work? Are they useful or would you use something else?

Do you have any similar tools that you use that we haven’t covered?

Thing 4 learning outcomes

You should understand concept of RSS feed

You should be able to exploit RSS feeds with tools

You should be able to identify appropriate tools i.e. Zetoc for academic resources, Pocket for online reading/saving

You should have reflected on Thing 4 through blogging

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