Blog Aggregation Management: Reducing the Aggravation of Managing Student Blogging

Jones, David and Luck, Jo (2009) Blog Aggregation Management: Reducing the Aggravation of Managing Student Blogging. In: EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, 2009/06/22, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Abstract

This paper examines the design and implementation of reflective journals as individual student blogs in a course with 276 students and 13 teaching staff. The academic aim was to encourage reflection, reduce plagiarism, increase student engagement and increase the visibility of students’ progress in the course. The technical aim was to experiment with an approach that uses a small and simple information system to integrate freely available blog services (e.g. Wordpress.com) with institutional systems and requirements. This paper reports on the learning design, technical implementation,...

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Educational technology > Interoperability with Moodle
Educational technology > Plugins
Educational technology > Electronic assessment
Depositing User: Elizabeth Dalton
Date Deposited: 02 May 2017 18:03
Last Modified: 02 May 2017 18:03
URI: http://research.moodle.net/id/eprint/161

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