7 Things You Should Know About RSS

7 Things You Should Know About RSS: “RSS is a protocol that lets users subscribe to online content using a “reader” or “aggregator.” Internet users tend to settle on preferred information sources. RSS allows users to create a list of those sources in an application that automatically retrieves updates, saving users considerable time and effort.

The “7 Things You Should Know About…” series from the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) provides concise information on emerging learning practices and technologies. Each brief focuses on a single practice or technology and describes what it is, where it is going, and why it matters to teaching and learning. Use “7 Things You Should Know About…” briefs for a no-jargon, quick overview of a topic and share them with time-pressed colleagues. “

(Via EDUCAUSE RSS | Recent Recent Library Submissions Listings.)

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