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CollaborativeBlogging

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Options for community blogging

Elgg is a community blog site that can be used to create individual blog sites for students.

 

Advantages:

  • Elgg has a built in community feature that allows users to subscribe to each others blogs directly.
  • There is a built in RSS aggregator that allows you to get feeds from your favorite websites.
  • They support several universities in communal blogging endeavors.
  • UF could have a specific site set up for our use.
  • Access and community can exist beyond formal class (i.e., opportunity for supporting informal learning and a community of interest).


Blogger or any free blogware can be used in concert with an RSS aggregator to allow students to create individual sites that can be aggregated for sharing.

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Blogger could be set up to allow students to interact on the same blog.

 

Advantages:

  • Access and community can exist beyond formal class (i.e., opportunity for supporting informal learning and a community of interest).
  • Classes can be set up in advance and prepopulated for students to work in assigned groups.

Examples:

 


Weblog Research:

 

 

  • What About Blogs? is a literature review introducing nascent pedo-blogs to the blogging world by NICOLE CONVERSE LIVENGOOD for PROFRESSOR LINDA BERGMANN'S writing across the curriculum seminar at Purdue University.


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