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  • Blogging Basics Wellington Primary School Mr. Roslee Bin Jalie HOD ICT/ AVA / School Cockpit Tuesday 20 th March 2007 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm
  • Housekeeping
    • Lavatories
    • Breaks
    • Questions
    • Survey/Feedback
    • Slowness/Lag in the system
    • Cellphones
  • How to use the machines
    • Turn on power
    • Log in
      • Username – 1767stud1
      • Password – students
    • Internet Explorer
  • What’s a blog
    • Part web site
    • Part journal
    • Part free-form writing spaces that have the potential to enhance writing and literary skills while offering a uniquely stylized form expression
    • An effective medium for many people who lack strong computer skills
    • A blog is about creating a conversation
  • What’s a blog?
    • A Blog is a web site that often provides commentary or news on a particular subject, such as food, politics or local news; some function as more personal online diaries .
    • A Blog is a web site that allows an author to publish instantly from any Internet connection. A blog can be interactive, allowing teachers and students to begin conversations or add information published there.
  • Related Terms
    • Weblog
    • Blogging
    • Blogger
    • Blogosphere – all blogs, or the blogging community. Also called blogistan or just blogspace .
    • Of the 120 million US adults who use the Internet, about 7% = 8.4 million, say they have created a blog.
    • As of April, 2006, 33.2 million blog sites existed.
    • 27% of all Internet users say they read blogs.
    • Only 38% of the Internet users know what a blog is. The rest are not sure what “blog” means.
  • Whuy Blog?
    • Blogs are easy to create.
    • Many are free. Those that are not free are affordable.
    • They will have a worldwide audience for their opinions.
    • They can syndicate their blog, that is, make the blog available to Internet users who subscribe to their blog.
  • Why Blog?
    • Blogs are flexible, lots of uses.
    • Encourages participation and discussion.
    • Easy way to practice writing and improve writing skills.
    • Give a feeling of ownership.
  • Where to blog?
    • Blogger ( http://www.blogger.com )
  • Guidelines for Bloggers
    • Avoid using real names. Respect right to privacy.
    • Think before you type.
    • Avoid blogging from school.
    • Avoid violation of copyright law.
    • Avoid use of ‘identifiers’.
    • Avoid posting other peoples’ work without obtaining permission.
  • My Blog
    • itsmuah.blogspot.com
  • Six habits of good Bloggers
    • If you mention it, hyperlink it.
    • Get a good title.
    • Write and then cut in half. Someone once said, “I would write a shorter letter, but I don’t have time.”
    • Write and then format.
    • Draw a picture.
    • Make sure you set your pages to archive.
  • Thank you
    • Question and Answer?
    • Let us begin!