Blogging for Teaching & Learning CHOI Kai-kwong LIFE Instructor Nov 2007
I am a language instructor. I am an ordinary IT application user. I can blog for teaching.  You certainly can.
Positioning <ul><li>To  facilitate & extend classroom teaching , not to replace it. </li></ul><ul><li>In the Web 2.0, blog...
E-learning platforms <ul><li>WebCT </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Learning Network (ILN) of HKU...
 
 
 
 
 
Comparative advantages of blogs <ul><li>Free  (by blogging service providers (BSP)) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Easy”  (like sendi...
Let’s take a look into my blog - both outside & inside
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IT Application of Web 2.0
 
IT Application of Web 2.0 Too many! A few are enough for us.
Some useful applications <ul><li>Slideshare  (for PowerPoint) </li></ul><ul><li>Slide  (for photo slideshow) </li></ul><ul...
My usage of applications <ul><li>Slideshare   (PowerPoint for revision after class) </li></ul><ul><li>Slide   (slideshow o...
More Teaching Possibilities <ul><li>Embed others’ resources </li></ul><ul><li>Link to the outside world (e.g.  aNobii ) </...
Will workload increase? <ul><li>Yes and No. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, in the short run for start-up. </li></ul><ul><li>No, in...
Learning by doing! Create your own blog! Wish you fruitful blogging!
My contact <ul><li>kaikwong.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>9123 5941 </li></ul><ul><li>Y...
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Blogging For Teaching & Learning

  1. 1. Blogging for Teaching & Learning CHOI Kai-kwong LIFE Instructor Nov 2007
  2. 2. I am a language instructor. I am an ordinary IT application user. I can blog for teaching. You certainly can.
  3. 3. Positioning <ul><li>To facilitate & extend classroom teaching , not to replace it. </li></ul><ul><li>In the Web 2.0, blogging is no longer a technical matter. (Blogger: Push-button publishing) </li></ul><ul><li>For teachers, it would be a pedagogical matter . </li></ul>
  4. 4. E-learning platforms <ul><li>WebCT </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Learning Network (ILN) of HKU </li></ul><ul><li>Website </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul>
  5. 10. Comparative advantages of blogs <ul><li>Free (by blogging service providers (BSP)) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Easy” (like sending an email) </li></ul><ul><li>Attractive layout </li></ul><ul><li>Adjustable setting </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical sequence (latest on the top) </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-media environment </li></ul><ul><li>Language support other than English </li></ul>
  6. 11. Let’s take a look into my blog - both outside & inside
  7. 19. IT Application of Web 2.0
  8. 21. IT Application of Web 2.0 Too many! A few are enough for us.
  9. 22. Some useful applications <ul><li>Slideshare (for PowerPoint) </li></ul><ul><li>Slide (for photo slideshow) </li></ul><ul><li>sendspace (for downloading files) </li></ul><ul><li>ODEO (for playing audio files) </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube (for watching videos) </li></ul><ul><li>my3q (for conducting online questionnaires) </li></ul>
  10. 23. My usage of applications <ul><li>Slideshare (PowerPoint for revision after class) </li></ul><ul><li>Slide (slideshow of learning materials) </li></ul><ul><li>sendspace (materials and worksheets for self-study) </li></ul><ul><li>ODEO (listening comprehension) </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube (videos of short speech) </li></ul><ul><li>my3q (collection of student opinion & feedback) </li></ul>
  11. 24. More Teaching Possibilities <ul><li>Embed others’ resources </li></ul><ul><li>Link to the outside world (e.g. aNobii ) </li></ul><ul><li>Enable inter-class learning (Building up learning community) </li></ul><ul><li>Be a part of continuous assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Learn together with students (教學相長) </li></ul>
  12. 25. Will workload increase? <ul><li>Yes and No. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes, in the short run for start-up. </li></ul><ul><li>No, in the long run with results. </li></ul><ul><li>1 + 1 > 2 (The workload would be worth of unattainable results without a blog.) </li></ul><ul><li>Just at your own pace. </li></ul>
  13. 26. Learning by doing! Create your own blog! Wish you fruitful blogging!
  14. 27. My contact <ul><li>kaikwong.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>9123 5941 </li></ul><ul><li>You are most welcome to contact me for sharing. </li></ul>

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