Blogging and Language Teaching Chloe Yang 69804002
Agenda <ul><li>What is blog </li></ul><ul><li>How to use </li></ul><ul><li>Blog & language teaching </li></ul>
What is   blog
<ul><li>A web application provides accesses of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo </li></ul></...
What is   blog (cont.) <ul><li>Kinds of blogs:   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSN blog  </li><...
How to use
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E x a m p l e
Blog & language teaching
Content <ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s/Student’s role </li></ul><ul><li>Type...
Advantages <ul><li>1) Encourage learner </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Independence/Empowerment/Reflection/Autonomy  </li></ul>...
Advantages (cont.) <ul><li>Blog helps learners to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Critically reflect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Com...
Application   <ul><li>Blog can be used for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural dim...
Application (cont.) <ul><li>Blogging should be applied with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Significant teacher input </li></ul></u...
Teacher’s role vs. students’ roles   <ul><li>Teachers:   facilitators who help push students to think deeper, learn more, ...
Types of blog usages <ul><li>3 potential blog usages: (Campbell 2003) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutor blog </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Tutor blog <ul><li>Definition:   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily reading practice for learners, online verbal exchange using c...
Tutor blog (cont.) <ul><li>Functions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A place to get course information   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Learner blog <ul><li>Learner blog: </li></ul><ul><li>Students get   writing practice, develop  a sense of   ownership , an...
Learner blog (cont.) <ul><li>Features   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best suitable for reading and writing courses </li></ul></ul...
Class blog <ul><li>Class blog: </li></ul><ul><li>Students can create a free-form bulletin board,   interact   in an intern...
Class blog (cont.) <ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative discussion space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra...
References  <ul><li>Website:   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(http://web20andlanguagelearning.wikidot.com/blogging) </li></ul></ul...
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Blogging And Language Teaching

  1. 1. Blogging and Language Teaching Chloe Yang 69804002
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is blog </li></ul><ul><li>How to use </li></ul><ul><li>Blog & language teaching </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is blog
  4. 4. <ul><li>A web application provides accesses of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comment/Feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video/Audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What is blog (cont.) <ul><li>Kinds of blogs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSN blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo! 奇摩部落格 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yam 天空 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>無名小站 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>痞客幫 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>新浪部落 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. How to use
  7. 15. E x a m p l e
  8. 16. Blog & language teaching
  9. 17. Content <ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s/Student’s role </li></ul><ul><li>Types of blog usages </li></ul>
  10. 18. Advantages <ul><li>1) Encourage learner </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Independence/Empowerment/Reflection/Autonomy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2) Low-pressure learning environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3) Collaborative learning community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4) Extended learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5) Higher motivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6) Authentic interaction </li></ul></ul>
  11. 19. Advantages (cont.) <ul><li>Blog helps learners to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Critically reflect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review </li></ul></ul>
  12. 20. Application <ul><li>Blog can be used for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural dimension exploring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra teaching materials </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekly essays </li></ul></ul>
  13. 21. Application (cont.) <ul><li>Blogging should be applied with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Significant teacher input </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher’s feedback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific activities or topics </li></ul></ul>
  14. 22. Teacher’s role vs. students’ roles <ul><li>Teachers: facilitators who help push students to think deeper, learn more, and express wider </li></ul><ul><li>Students: autonomous learners </li></ul>
  15. 23. Types of blog usages <ul><li>3 potential blog usages: (Campbell 2003) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutor blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learner blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Class blog </li></ul></ul>
  16. 24. Tutor blog <ul><li>Definition: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily reading practice for learners, online verbal exchange using comments, class information, resource for self-study . </li></ul></ul>
  17. 25. Tutor blog (cont.) <ul><li>Functions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A place to get course information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(course syllabus, homework assignment, assessment, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A portal for students to get available resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A place for voicing out </li></ul></ul>
  18. 26. Learner blog <ul><li>Learner blog: </li></ul><ul><li>Students get writing practice, develop a sense of ownership , and whatever they write can instantly be read by anyone else and, due to the comment features of the software, further exchange of ideas is promoted. </li></ul>
  19. 27. Learner blog (cont.) <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best suitable for reading and writing courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal online space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Further reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra workload for teachers.. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 28. Class blog <ul><li>Class blog: </li></ul><ul><li>Students can create a free-form bulletin board, interact in an international classroom language exchange, or a project-based language learning exercise, where students can develop writing and research skills by creating an online resource. </li></ul>
  21. 29. Class blog (cont.) <ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative discussion space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra-curricular extension </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real communication </li></ul></ul>
  22. 30. References <ul><li>Website: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(http://web20andlanguagelearning.wikidot.com/blogging) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Journal articles: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Doris, A. S. (2008). Understanding class blog as a tool for language development. Language Teaching Research, 12 (4), 517-533. Retrieved November 26, 2009, from ERIC. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yang, S. H. (2009). Using blog to enhance critical reflection and community of practice. Educational Technology & Society, 12 (2), 11-21. Retrieved November 26, 2009, from ERIC. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Armstrong, K., Retterer, O. (2008). Blogging as L2 writing: A case study. AACE Journal, 16 (3),233-251. Retrieved November 26, 2009, from ERIC. </li></ul></ul>
  23. 31. Thank you

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