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'''page''' - A page contains the content for a specific piece of content.
 
'''page''' - A page contains the content for a specific piece of content.
  
'''Wiki''' - "A wiki is a website which allows its users to add, modify, or delete its content via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a rich-text editor." <ref>Wiki. (2012, June 13). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:46, June 19, 2012, from [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wiki&oldid=497428550 http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wiki&oldid=497428550]</ref>
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'''Blogs''' - "A Blogs is a website which allows its users to add, modify, or delete its content via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a rich-text editor." <ref>Blogs. (2012, June 13). In Blogspedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:46, June 19, 2012, from [http://en.Blogspedia.org/w/index.php?title=Blogs&oldid=497428550 http://en.Blogspedia.org/w/index.php?title=Blogs&oldid=497428550]</ref>
  
 
===Procedures===
 
===Procedures===
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Creating_a_Wiki_account|Creating a Wiki account]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Creating_a_Blogs_account|Creating a Blogs account]]
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Editing_text_in_a_Wiki_page|Editing text in a Wiki page]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Editing_text_in_a_Blogs_page|Editing text in a Blogs page]]
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Creating_a_new_Wiki_page|Creating a new Wiki page]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Creating_a_new_Blogs_page|Creating a new Blogs page]]
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Creating_sections|Creating sections]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Creating_sections|Creating sections]]
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Creating_links|Creating links]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Creating_links|Creating links]]
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Creating_lists|Creating lists]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Creating_lists|Creating lists]]
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Creating_tables|Creating tables]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Creating_tables|Creating tables]]
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Uploading_and_inserting_images|Uploading and inserting images]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Uploading_and_inserting_images|Uploading and inserting images]]
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Adding_references|Adding references]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Adding_references|Adding references]]
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Adding_pages_to_categories|Adding pages to categories]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Adding_pages_to_categories|Adding pages to categories]]
* [[Informal Learning:Wiki-Using_templates|Using templates]]
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* [[Informal Learning:Blogs-Using_templates|Using templates]]
  
  
===Ideas for using Wiki to Support Informal Learning===
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===Ideas for using Blogs to Support Informal Learning===
 
* '''Create a knowledge base''' – You can develop a knowledge base on different topics. Expand the topics as your knowledge expands.
 
* '''Create a knowledge base''' – You can develop a knowledge base on different topics. Expand the topics as your knowledge expands.
  
  
===Ideas for using Wiki to Support Education===
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===Ideas for using Blogs to Support Education===
 
* '''Class lecture notes''' – Rather than hand out lecture notes, have the class build them as a collaborative effort.
 
* '''Class lecture notes''' – Rather than hand out lecture notes, have the class build them as a collaborative effort.
  
  
===Ideas for using Wiki to Support Business===
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===Ideas for using Blogs to Support Business===
* '''Document management''' - Wikis are great places to store and link to documents.
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* '''Document management''' - Blogs are great places to store and link to documents.
  
  
===Ideas for using Wiki to Non-Profits===
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===Ideas for using Blogs to Non-Profits===
* '''Task Management''' - Use a wiki to outline and document tasks for your organization.
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* '''Task Management''' - Use a Blogs to outline and document tasks for your organization.
  
 
===Useful Additional Resource===
 
===Useful Additional Resource===

Revision as of 10:28, 25 June 2012

Contents

Blogs

Tools

  • Computer with Web Browser
  • Internet
  • Mobile Application (optional)

Terms

discussion - A page associated with a page where visitors can discuss contents surrounding a page's topics..

main page - also known as the home page. Typically the first page a visitor sees.

page - A page contains the content for a specific piece of content.

Blogs - "A Blogs is a website which allows its users to add, modify, or delete its content via a web browser using a simplified markup language or a rich-text editor." [1]

Procedures


Ideas for using Blogs to Support Informal Learning

  • Create a knowledge base – You can develop a knowledge base on different topics. Expand the topics as your knowledge expands.


Ideas for using Blogs to Support Education

  • Class lecture notes – Rather than hand out lecture notes, have the class build them as a collaborative effort.


Ideas for using Blogs to Support Business

  • Document management - Blogs are great places to store and link to documents.


Ideas for using Blogs to Non-Profits

  • Task Management - Use a Blogs to outline and document tasks for your organization.

Useful Additional Resource

Here is a learning developed by the University of Wyoming.

Learning Guide:Blogging


Section 1 | Section 2 | Section 3 | Section 4 | Section 5 | Section 6

References

  1. Blogs. (2012, June 13). In Blogspedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:46, June 19, 2012, from http://en.Blogspedia.org/w/index.php?title=Blogs&oldid=497428550