Educational blogging: Some faculty perspectives


In this blog post, Shelley Wright discusses how blogging shapes the student writing experience. More K-12 focused, but a good discussion about how the platform impacts process (and outcomes).

In this post, Mark Sample offers a reality check about the challenges that come with incorporating a significant commitment (like blogging) into the higher ed classroom. Issues may translate across types of blogging assignments, not just apply to his specific approach.

In this video, Presenter Christopher Long talks about how he incorporates blogging into his philosophy courses. He also offers an excellent, brief overview of blogging at the beginning of the video. (Here is a link to the rubric he presents about halfway through the presentation.)



Educator David Truss discusses blogs as learning spaces - for himself and his students - in this video.



Tam Nguyen from The University of New South Wales discusses her experiences in this video.



Click here to read a post about an international (US/Australia) blogging project. It involves primary school students, but the general principles - and the great idea - would be easily translated to a higher education setting.