1. Gnomedex

    Blogs in the Classroom

    Kathy Gill University of Washington Communication Department
  2. Technology Adoption

  3. Step 1: Awareness (RSS, Media)

    Chart 1: Frequency of Appearance of Blogs and RSS in Lexis-Nexis News Wire Reports, 2001-2004.

    Lexis Nexis data mining : mentions of RSS and Blogs
  4. Step 1: Awareness (Blogs, Flickr)

    COM 300 - Spring 2005
    Juniors and Seniors (n=28)
    COM300 - Spring 2005 - Student Response to Media Consumption Survey COM300 - Spring 2005 - Student Response to Media Consumption Survey
  5. Why Are Blogs Used in Education? (1/2)

    AKA "persuasion"

    "But the learning comes from the blogging, the sustained reflective, hypertextual, critical writing about meaningful topics for an audience. The fact that hardly anyone, journalists or educators alike (especially blogging educators) rarely acknowledge that distinction is really a shame, I think, because it doesn't highlight the potential of the tool for those who may not know about it."   - Will Richardson, 2005
  6. Why Are Blogs Used in Education? (2/2)

    AKA "persuasion"

    "In their weblogs, students exercise critical thinking, take creative risks, and make sophisticated use of language and design elements. In doing so, the students acquire skills that may be useful to them in both scholarly and professional contexts."   - Laura Shefler, 2000
  7. Where Are Blogs Used in Education?

    AKA "adoption"

  8. How Are Blogs Used in Education?

    AKA "adoption"

  9. Lessons Learned

  10. Developers! Help Needed

  11. My Crystal Ball

  12. Resources