Blogging to Learn, Learning to Blog

Burgess, Jean E. (2006) Blogging to Learn, Learning to Blog. In Bruns, Axel & Jacobs, Joanne S. (Eds.) Uses of Blogs. Peter Lang, New York.

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This chapter reflects on recent experience in guiding students in the use of Weblogs as formative assessment in two university courses. Taking the social constructionist framework for learning as a starting point, the chapter reflects specifically on the problem of integrating the literacies and social communication skills that are peculiar to effective blogging into the preexist-ing "elaborated systems" of higher education.

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ID Code: 6242
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details :
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Keywords: blogging, weblogs, higher education, new media, literacy, e, learning, HERN
ISBN: 9780820481241
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified (200199)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Peter Lang
Deposited On: 10 Apr 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:26

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