RSS and Syndication

How well do you know the most important aspects of blogging?

 Questions taken from course material from Advanced Technologies for Distance Education Certificate Program at the University of West Georgia  2007

http://www.westga.edu/~distance/advancedtech.html


  1. What does RSS stand for?

     
  2. Sources of RSS - One advantage of using RSS or syndication is that ...

     
  3. Why RSS - According to our readings, one of the most frequent complaints of students who have been required to blog for class is that:

     
  4. RSS Reading - Programs that allow you to read RSS and atom files are called ...

     
  5. Atom - The atom format is quite ...

     
  6. File Types - RSS and Atom feeds are the structures that organize content which is being updated on a regular basis in order for others to retrieve it. This content ...

     
  7. Feeds - Feeds are most useful for ...

     
  8. Shift - According to D'Souza, using pull technologies such as RSS to engage people is a shift towards a ____________ approach to concept understanding.

     
  9. Feed2JS - Feed2JS is a recently-developed tool which uses RSS to enable you to ...

     
  10. RSS Buttons - Websites with feeds often have RSS or XML buttons that are ________ in color.