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===Ideas for using Blogs to Support Informal Learning===
 
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* '''Follow Blogs''' – Find some bloggers in your areas of interest. Recommend subscribing to their RSS feeds.
 
* '''Follow Blogs''' – Find some bloggers in your areas of interest. Recommend subscribing to their RSS feeds.
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* '''Start a writing circle''' – Get support, ideas, and posts from fellow bloggers.
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* '''Subscribe to a writing blog''' - Get tips and inspiration from bloggers who write about blogging.
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* '''Write about your interests''' - Blogs do not have to be on serious topics, you can post images, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, etc.
  
 
===Ideas for using Blogs to Support Education===
 
===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.
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* '''Write a blog as a journal''' – When tasked to keep a journal in class, start a blog instead. Make your writing count by writing to the world.
 
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===Ideas for using Blogs to Support Business===
 
===Ideas for using Blogs to Support Business===

Revision as of 12:31, 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

  • Follow Blogs – Find some bloggers in your areas of interest. Recommend subscribing to their RSS feeds.
  • Start a writing circle – Get support, ideas, and posts from fellow bloggers.
  • Subscribe to a writing blog - Get tips and inspiration from bloggers who write about blogging.
  • Write about your interests - Blogs do not have to be on serious topics, you can post images, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, etc.

Ideas for using Blogs to Support Education

  • Write a blog as a journal – When tasked to keep a journal in class, start a blog instead. Make your writing count by writing to the world.

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