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8530 wikibookedublog

  1. 1. EduBlogs http://edublogs.org Laurie Bryant Applications of Instructional Technology Georgia Southern University Fall, 2010
  2. 2. What is EduBlogs? • EduBlog is an education blogging service available to educators and students on the World Wide Web • A Web 2.0 application • Personal commentaries about educational issues are made exclusively by educators and students
  3. 3. First of all…what is a blog? • A web log, or blog, is a set of commentaries by several different authors. These commentaries are usually personal in nature. Readers can participate in a community of bloggers by exchanging ideas, opinions, and knowledge on a variety of topics. Blogging is the new method of collaborative communication.
  4. 4. Overview of EduBlogs • Only host education- based content • Allowed by most school filters • Blogs can be private or open to the public • Easy to create and manage by teachers • Many features can be easily integrated with other programs • Customizable • Research-based
  5. 5. History • James Farmer is the founder and CEO • Based in Australia • Founded in 2005 • Former teacher and lecturer • Enjoys playing Wii with his daughters
  6. 6. Pricing Free Pro Campus Ultimate package for Designed for Great for students teachers institutions Entirely free with From $3.33 per Contact EduBlogs for some advertising month + no ads on up pricing details + no to 50 free blogs advertising on any blogs 20 MB storage 10 GB storage Unlimited storage space Privacy to search Full privacy options Statewide privacy engines options 30 free themes 100 premium themes 100 premium themes + enable for 50 free blogs Own domain name Own domain name X and extra plugins and extra plugins
  7. 7. Instructional Uses • Share news and materials • Facilitate online discussions • Collaborative online publication • Replace your newsletter • Students can share their work and thoughts • Share your lesson plans • Integrate other media • Create blogs for clubs and sports teams • Get feedback • Create a fully functional website Check out this video for more information…http://vimeo.com/13794717
  8. 8. Classroom Examples Check out these examples of current blogs on EduBlogs. • http://huzzah.edub logs.org/ • http://borges.edubl ogs.org/ • http://classroom2ki ds.edublogs.org/ Screen shot of the application
  9. 9. Sources • http://www.c4lpt.co.uk /Top100Tools/edublog s.html • http://www.squidoo.co m/edublogs • http://edublogs.org/ • http://www.youtube.co m/edublogsorg Our Wiki Book can be found at…http://8530wikibook.pbworks.com

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