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Blogging for education. Course on ICT integration in the Vietnamese context

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  1. 1. What is a blog and benefits0 An online journal 0 Promotes scholarly writing0 A Personal space 0 Peer-reviewing0 Communication channel 0 Entertainment/recreation0 Linking communities 0 Possible extension to LMS0 One or many contributors 0 REFLECTION0 Combines solitary and 0 Online gallery of social interaction achievements0 Novice’s web authoring tool 0 E-portfolio 0 Critical, creative and analytical thinking 0 (Bloom’s taxonomy)
  2. 2. Formalise usage0 Find out what your students use and what for0 Brainstorm on whether there is a difference between writing for personal and educational purpose0 Ask content related questions that encourage 0 Reflection on what they have learnt 0 Reformulation of ideas 0 Statement of opinion 0 Creative interaction with peer-reviewing0 To ensure that new knowledge is integrated with existing knowledge and favours deep-learning
  3. 3. Plan it0 Class/Group/individual?0 Private or public?0 Clear objectives 0 topics0 Scaffolding learning? How?0 Your expectations0 Source the data you expect students to find0 What other tools will you encourage students to use0 Other considerations? 0 Check this pdf Source:
  4. 4. Assess it Source: teachandlearn - Flickr:
  5. 5. Examples of usesReflection – evaluation - reformulation - LOTS0 What have I learnt?0 What is still unclear?0 What do I need to follow up on?0 Where to from here?Construction – Analysing - Creation - HOTS0 Do I agree with the content?0 What do I know that wasn’t covered?0 What can I add to the rubric?0 What is my story?
  6. 6. Further readings0 Angelo, T.A. & Cross, K.P. (1993) Classroom Assessment techniques: A Handbook for College teachers, 2nd edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, pp148-153.0 Boud, D. (2001). Using journal writing to enhance reflective practice. In L. M English & M. A. Gillen (Eds.), Promoting journal writing in adult education: New directions in adult and continuing education (no. 90, pp. 9–18). San Francisco: Jossey Bass.0 Richardson, W. (2006). Blogs, wikis, podcasts, and other powerful web tools for classrooms. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.0 Walker, D. (1985). Writing and reflection. In D. Boud, R. Keogh, & D. Walker (Eds.), Reflection: Turning experience0 into learning. London: Kogan Page0 Using technology to support critical thinking, (2012) Teaching effectiveness program, University of Oregon. Retrieved October 29, 2012, from To get started with your own blog:0 Source: Blogging for educators:
  7. 7. Getting started0 In groups of 5 or individual0 Go to http://wordpress.com0 Objectives: 2 categories1. Evaluate it for your own personal use 0 Evaluate your learning experience 0 Critique the course content 0 Add your own knowledge to each rubric 0 Test it with other tools2. Evaluate how you can use it with your students 0 Define some objectives 0 Be a model for your students 0 Reflect and create an assessment grid Write a post at least once a week
  8. 8. 1st post (either /or/and)Category: My reflection0 Answer the following questions in 1 or 2 sentences:0 What have I learnt?0 What is still unclear?0 What do I need to follow up on?0 Where to from here?Category: Uses with students0 What tool have I seen today/this week?0 How can I use it with our students?0 Considerations0 Setting up objectives, etc…