Community Update

World Pulse Toolkits Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits are all available here.

We are especially excited to share our signature Citizen Journalism and Digital Empowerment Curriculum. Start learning today!

Web 2.0 Training: "Social" Media for Social Change

This open learning group offers free, ongoing training and guidance to any and all who want to learn more about Web 2.0, its revolutionary principles and the free Internet tools that define it.

To be sure we're on the cutting-edge of user-centered web services, we pursue a rigorous program of market research and software training. We're SO VERY jazzed about our discoveries, we want to share them here, in hopes that they will benefit you, too!

Who should participate?

2.0 Beginners: Learn the basics by reading our training posts; spark your creativity by perusing effective examples; locate free software by clicking the links provided; post additional questions; request specific training topics.

2.0 Devotees: Help the cause by sharing what you know; add your own training resources, helpful suggestions, best practices, tips and advice of innovative integration into our mission.

Sample training topics:

*RSS, Feeds and Feedreaders
*open-source tools for remote collaboration: google docs, google notebook,
open office, etc.
*open-source tools that store and share knowledge: delicious, stumbleupon
*examples and creative suggestions for how these tools can help us define and meet out goals.

Sample discussion topics:

*Web2.0ForDev/ICT4Dev
*News and updates about open-source tools and services
*The potential for application within our international community
*User preferences, expectations, questions, ideas, research
*Various Web 2.0 topics pertaining to the development of PulseWire's features

The rest of the agenda will be shaped by your needs, so do let us know what you'd like to learn!

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