Presentation on theme: "Blogs and Education By Herlinda Duran, Christopher Jaymar Titsworth, and Drew Reginald Watkins."— Presentation transcript:
Blogs and Education By Herlinda Duran, Christopher Jaymar Titsworth, and Drew Reginald Watkins
Blog Definition: “A web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer” -Merriam-Webster
Blogs Supporting Education? Increased exposure to content covered in class Review material uploaded by teacher Activities Handouts Students post comments on class chat Teachers can post pictures and student recognition information
Support of English Language Learners and Disabled Students Podcasts and Videocasts Of class lectures for students to have audio and/or visual depending on needs Transcripts of lectures - Translated to languages spoken by students - In format that can be read by disabled students’ computer software Ability of student to access class lectures will allow them to review and not feel put on the spot
“How To” Videos "How to Start a blog” "How to Start a blog” Step-by-Step instructions to create a blog on Blogger "How to start a Blog and Make Money” "How to start a Blog and Make Money” Video gives step-by-step and in-depth information
Examples of Blogs Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Higher Education Learning, Teaching and Assessment in Higher Education Blog from Sheffield Hallam University, UK about innovation in learning and teaching. Herlinda’s 2 nd grade class Herlinda’s 2 nd grade class Blog that I created as a model which shows Strands and concepts found in Educational Standards.
Finding a Blog Academic Blogs: Blogscholar.com CNN News Blogs BBC Blog Network Personal Bogs: Livejournal.com Myspace.com Xanga.com Creating blogs Register online at: Blogger.com Livejournal.com These are two of many sites to create a public or private blog.
References Gussner, Carl. “How to create a blog”. Saripalli, Srini. “How to Make Money Blogging in 2hrs or Less. Sheffield Hallam University. “Learning, Teaching, and Assesment in Higher Education” Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. “Blog Definition”