Posterous versus homework noel jenkins

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Posterous versus homework noel jenkins

  1. 1. Posterous vs. HomeworkDeveloping a social school learning network
  2. 2. From little homework acorns…
  3. 3. to an online course…
  4. 4. Student’s PosterousTotal ownership over content and design Ownership implies responsibility!
  5. 5. Making the learning net[work]
  6. 6. Benefits of Posterous• Ease of setting homework• Assignments can make use of online content, You Tube etc• Easy to attach documents, audio clips, photos etc.• Cross platform (update from a phone / iPad etc)• RSS Reader enables teacher to keep track of student’s work• Comment only marking (at teacher’s convenience)• Student is publishing for a real audience including parents, peers, other teachers, SLT, Ofsted etc.• Learners more likely to improve their work after feedback• Encourages uncontrived peer assessment and constructivist learning attitudes amongst learners
  7. 7. Cons of Posterous• Home access to ICT issues• No direct control over what student publishes• Some will be reluctant to engage• Plagarism• Marking is done intermittently• Chasing up non-compliance• E-safety issues?
  8. 8. juicygeography.posterous.com site link
  9. 9. Get in touch…juicygeography.posterous.comjuicygeography.co.uk@noeljenkinsnoel@juicygeography.co.uk Noel Jenkins October 2011

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