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Why use blogs & wikis?<br />Martin Weller<br />
Short (evangelist) answer - why use this..<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/8628950@N06/2770856499/<br />
When you can have this?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/83542829@N00/2611127049/<br />
Blogs as…<br />Scholarly practice<br />
Blogs as…<br />Student journals<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/15394512@N00/2616899638/<br />
Blogs as…<br />Multimedia platforms<br />
Blogs as…<br />Course delivery platforms<br />
Blogs as…<br />Subscription feeds<br />
Wikis<br />
Wikis as…<br />Collaborative project<br />
Wikis as…<br />Collective resources/guides<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/27690172@N02/3089767363/<br />
Wikis as…<br />Course platform<br />
General benefits<br />Easy publishing<br />Puts you in control<br />Easy multi-media<br />Writing style(?)<br />Student en...
My challenge<br />Whatever your problem is I can give you a blog/wiki/social network solution<br />
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Why use blogs and wikis?

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As part of a staff development workshop I gave a presentation on the use of blogs and wikis, largely in an 'evangelist' mode.

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Why use blogs and wikis?

  1. 1. Why use blogs & wikis?<br />Martin Weller<br />
  2. 2. Short (evangelist) answer - why use this..<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/8628950@N06/2770856499/<br />
  3. 3. When you can have this?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/83542829@N00/2611127049/<br />
  4. 4. Blogs as…<br />Scholarly practice<br />
  5. 5. Blogs as…<br />Student journals<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/15394512@N00/2616899638/<br />
  6. 6. Blogs as…<br />Multimedia platforms<br />
  7. 7. Blogs as…<br />Course delivery platforms<br />
  8. 8. Blogs as…<br />Subscription feeds<br />
  9. 9. Wikis<br />
  10. 10. Wikis as…<br />Collaborative project<br />
  11. 11. Wikis as…<br />Collective resources/guides<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/27690172@N02/3089767363/<br />
  12. 12. Wikis as…<br />Course platform<br />
  13. 13. General benefits<br />Easy publishing<br />Puts you in control<br />Easy multi-media<br />Writing style(?)<br />Student engagement<br />Social connection<br />Engagement with 3rd party content/blogosphere/different styles<br />
  14. 14. My challenge<br />Whatever your problem is I can give you a blog/wiki/social network solution<br />

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