Though as educators we are most interested in edublogs, it is also good for us to be updated on how blogs have been evolving in the global scene.
Read this article “Web of Influence” by Daniel W. Drezner, Henry Farrellto find out more.
In his post, Craig Nansen has kindly extracted for us some of the more interesting comments by experts with regards to the use of blog in education.
Some of the questions addressed are:
“What advantage do blogs have over more traditional forms of information gathering?”
“What guidelines will be put into place to make sure blogs are rich in content and are worth reading?”
“How do you feel the field of education may be changing because of blogging?”
The nominations are open. The existence of these (inaugural) awards indicate the widespread use of blogs for academic purposes in 2004. Check out more details here.
As part of the report following the release of the Chinese Language Curriculum and Pedagogy Review Committee (CLCPRC)’s Recommendations, we are once again mentioned in ST’s Prime News.