Meredith showing examples of blogs used in class situations, as a CMS instead of WebCT or Blackboard.
“The best way blogs can be used is in reflective learning” – Meredith
They set their presentation up on a wiki! Cool! Visit it here….http://michellemeredith.pbwiki.com
Language learning is the killer app for blogging and education.
Blogs v. Wiki: FIGHT!
Timeline vs no timeline
Ownership of posts v. collaborative knowledge
After Mer goes through the goodness of blogs/wikis, Michelle takes over to talk specifically about 5 weeks.
Great examples of the participants in 5 weeks struggling with the new technology, and working out their thoughts inside the system on their blogs. Great reflective learning.
Michelle says “Fabulous!” a lot
The peer learning was the most valuable part of the program to the users, but the content is now there, and available for anyone to re-use.