Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Blog (Weblog) - EDUCAUSE Learning Library Initiative

An extensive listing of resources and articles related to the use of weblogs in higher education

Content Delivery in the Blogosphere

An article by Richard Ferdig and Kaye Trammell (2004) from the University of Florida about the use of weblogs in educational contexts.

Educational Blogging

An EDUCAUSE article by Stephen Downes (2004) about the educational potential of weblogs:


What makes a weblog a weblog?

This is a view on what constitutes a blog which also provides a guide to blog-related terminology:


Thursday, 23 October 2008

Blogs as a resource bank and training tool

Here is a sample EFL teacher's blog to demonstrate how blogs can be used for training and resource compilation. It explores the possibilities for YouTube and other video sharing sites in the classroom. Every week a new lesson plan is uploaded.


Wednesday, 23 July 2008


See Wikipedia's definition of microblogging

See also: Microblogging with Plurk

Plurk is one microblogging site
Twitter is another