Monday, 1 November 2004

Associative thinking through blogging

In almost all cases, structured learning activities work better than unstructured. Giving students a goal, an expected use, or a desired outcome frames what the student is to do and why it is beneficial. A student’s personal blog/journal probably would not meet the learning goals established by a thorough educator.

and continue to suggest:

...the type of guidance that Charlie sets; i.e.: use of weblog as “project logs and research notes", gives students a framework for how and why to use this particular tool.

Good reading (and please follow the links too) for all interested in using Blog in their teaching...

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