An Invite to my BALL: Reflections on blogging for learning, teaching, and researching Languages Penelope Coutas EdD Candid...
I invite you to join me in: <ul><li>An introduction to blogs and blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections on my experience i...
APA ITU, BLOG? BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL
Blogs in plain English (and Chinese, and Italian, and Thai, and Arabic… BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Rese...
Blogs in plain English (and Chinese, and Italian, and Thai, and Arabic… BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Rese...
Features of blogs BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL
“… a website,  So a blog is… Wikipedia entry, Blog. (Accessed 01 November, 2008.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog ) BALL...
“… a website, usually maintained by an individual,  Wikipedia entry, Blog. (Accessed 01 November, 2008.  http://en.wikiped...
“… a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other ma...
“… a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other ma...
Blogging is often about… <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Commenting </li></ul><ul><li>Answering comments </li></ul><ul><...
So blogging takes… BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL
Or is it a generation thing? BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL
BALL AS A LEARNER BALL Introduction  |  Learner   |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL
Blogs  have great potential for: BALL Introduction  |  Learner   |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL Blog Assisted ...
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL Blog Assisted Language Learning
BALL Introduction  |  Learner   |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL Blog Assisted Language Learning
BALL Introduction  |  Learner   |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL Where was my BALL as a learner? Blogging (espec...
BALL Introduction  |  Learner   |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL Educational networking & blogging
BALL Introduction  |  Learner   |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL Blog Assisted Language Teacher Learning
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher   |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL BALL AS A TEACHER
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher   |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL So much potential, so little time (access) <ul>...
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher   |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL Blog Assisted Language Exchange? <ul><li>Studen...
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher   |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL Intercultural learning
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher   |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL Public vs private… but still lonely blogs
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher   |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL Educational networking & blogging Personal Lear...
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher   |  Crystal BALL BALL AS A RESEARCHER
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher   |  Crystal BALL Blogging the research process Methods Classroom...
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL The audit trail <ul><li>Documenting the decision...
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher   |  Crystal BALL What I blog about
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher   |  Crystal BALL Coulda, woulda, shoulda Adapted from CELT (2008...
CRYSTAL BALL BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL The importance of purpose & direction
BALL Introduction  |  Learner  |  Teacher  |  Researcher  |  Crystal BALL http://horizon.nmc.org/wiki/Main_Page On the Hor...
Terima Kasih! Penelope Coutas EdD Candidate, Murdoch University November, 2008 [email_address] Credits: Slides 4-5: Blogs ...
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The slides from my conference paper presentation at GLoCALL 2008 (http://www.glocall.org).

Read about it on my blog http://blogs.murdoch.edu.au/pcoutas

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An Invite to my BALL: Reflections on blogging for learning, teaching, and researching languages

  1. 1. An Invite to my BALL: Reflections on blogging for learning, teaching, and researching Languages Penelope Coutas EdD Candidate, Murdoch University November, 2008 [email_address] Slide design based on Rockwell, C (2008) People Can’t Tell You What They Want http://www.slideshare.net BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  2. 2. I invite you to join me in: <ul><li>An introduction to blogs and blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections on my experience in BALL as a learner </li></ul><ul><li>As a teacher </li></ul><ul><li>As a researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations, tips & tricks </li></ul>BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  3. 3. APA ITU, BLOG? BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  4. 4. Blogs in plain English (and Chinese, and Italian, and Thai, and Arabic… BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  5. 5. Blogs in plain English (and Chinese, and Italian, and Thai, and Arabic… BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL The best way to learn (about) blogging is to read blogs, and to blog yourself
  6. 6. Features of blogs BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  7. 7. “… a website, So a blog is… Wikipedia entry, Blog. (Accessed 01 November, 2008. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog ) BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  8. 8. “… a website, usually maintained by an individual, Wikipedia entry, Blog. (Accessed 01 November, 2008. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog ) So a blog is… BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  9. 9. “… a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Wikipedia entry, Blog. (Accessed 01 November, 2008. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog ) So a blog is… BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  10. 10. “… a website, usually maintained by an individual, with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse chronological order.” Wikipedia entry, Blog. (Accessed 01 November, 2008. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog ) So a blog is… BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  11. 11. Blogging is often about… <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Commenting </li></ul><ul><li>Answering comments </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Remembering </li></ul><ul><li>Embedding from other sources </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating with other bloggers using other web media </li></ul><ul><li>Community and conversation </li></ul>Adapted from Greenhill, K (2008) BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  12. 12. So blogging takes… BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  13. 13. Or is it a generation thing? BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  14. 14. BALL AS A LEARNER BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  15. 15. Blogs have great potential for: BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Blog Assisted Language Learning “ [Blogs] are both a medium and a bi-product of expression” boyd (2006, para. 3) <ul><li>Discussion and interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Intercultural language learning & exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent exposure to the target language </li></ul><ul><li>A space for reflection on language learning </li></ul><ul><li>A personal learning environment </li></ul><ul><li>Text, images, audio, and video </li></ul>
  16. 16. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Blog Assisted Language Learning
  17. 17. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Blog Assisted Language Learning
  18. 18. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Where was my BALL as a learner? Blogging (especially LJ) is a conversation Blogging is a Personal Learning Network
  19. 19. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Educational networking & blogging
  20. 20. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Blog Assisted Language Teacher Learning
  21. 21. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL BALL AS A TEACHER
  22. 22. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL So much potential, so little time (access) <ul><li>Class website </li></ul><ul><li>Learning log </li></ul><ul><li>Reflections </li></ul><ul><li>Showcase </li></ul><ul><li>Mentors </li></ul><ul><li>Blog buddies </li></ul><ul><li>E-portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Updates </li></ul><ul><li>Memos </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul>
  23. 23. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Blog Assisted Language Exchange? <ul><li>Student managed </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher inspired </li></ul><ul><li>Captive audience </li></ul><ul><li>Wider audience </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of pride </li></ul><ul><li>The blog (and mobile phones) brought them together </li></ul>
  24. 24. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Intercultural learning
  25. 25. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Public vs private… but still lonely blogs
  26. 26. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Educational networking & blogging Personal Learning Network Professional Learning Network &
  27. 27. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL BALL AS A RESEARCHER
  28. 28. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Blogging the research process Methods Classroom Observations Interviews Document Analysis Focus Group Interviews Misc.
  29. 29. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL The audit trail <ul><li>Documenting the decision-making process </li></ul><ul><li>Supervisor comments </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging aids with analysis (and memory!). </li></ul>
  30. 30. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL What I blog about
  31. 31. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL Coulda, woulda, shoulda Adapted from CELT (2008) http://celt.ust.hk/ideas/ar/web_images/ARcycle.jpg
  32. 32. CRYSTAL BALL BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL
  33. 33. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL The importance of purpose & direction
  34. 34. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal BALL http://horizon.nmc.org/wiki/Main_Page On the Horizon (Report) The growing use of Web 2.0 and social networking - combined with collective intelligence and mass amateurization - is gradually but inexorably changing the practice of scholarship (p. 6)
  35. 35. Terima Kasih! Penelope Coutas EdD Candidate, Murdoch University November, 2008 [email_address] Credits: Slides 4-5: Blogs in Plain English. http://www.dotsub.com Uploaded to dotsub.com on November 30, 2007 by leelefever. Slide 12: Time Warp http://www.flickr.com/kt/314372109 Uploaded to Flickr Dec 5, 2006 by The Rocketeer Slide 14: ACICIS Logo http://www.acicis.murdoch.edu.au Slide 32:The Crystal Ball http://www.flickr.com/photos/oubliette/22740518/ Uploaded to Flickr June 30, 2005 by mira d'oubliette. Slide 33: Tight Curve http://flickr.com/photos/enigmatic/361525280/in/photostream/ Uploaded to Flickr January 18, 2007 by Bashed. BALL Introduction | Learner | Teacher | Researcher | Crystal Ball

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