Blogging and
Edublogging
  3: Get Your Blog Moving




             Seth Dickens www.digitalang.com
Get your blog moving
Fill in your profile
Fill in your profile
A picture that’s important to you.

   Go to your blog’s homepage
   e.g. http://bloggingforlanguages.blogspot.com
   C...
Uploading a photo
Uploading a photo
A photo I care about
   Search the internet (or your
    computer) for a photo that describes
    an area of Social Scien...
Adding a “Hyperlink”
Link to a page you like
   Start a new post describing a website that you
    like.
   Any website is ok – I’d suggest s...
Homework for 16 November 2009
    Write a blog post about one of the
    following questions:
   Which social science wou...
Share Your Blog!

   Write the address on the White
    Board
   Remember, no www.
   http://reetourbabber.blogspot.com...
Reflecting On Blogging
   In which positive ways can blogs benefit
    your classroom and learners?
   How can you avoid...
Seth’s Blogging Challenge

   Set a couple of blogging tasks for a
    class you think would enjoy it
   Encourage them ...
Seth’s Blog
 www.digitalang.com/blog
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The final presentation in a series of 3 to help EFL students and teachers learn how to blog and how to use blogger.

This presentation goes into a few of the other hints, tips and tricks a blogger or an edublogger needs to make their blog "complete." From filling in a profile to EFL teachers and learners to learn the comments features of blogger.

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Lesson 3 - Get your blog moving

  1. 1. Blogging and Edublogging 3: Get Your Blog Moving Seth Dickens www.digitalang.com
  2. 2. Get your blog moving
  3. 3. Fill in your profile
  4. 4. Fill in your profile
  5. 5. A picture that’s important to you.  Go to your blog’s homepage  e.g. http://bloggingforlanguages.blogspot.com  Click on “New Post” at the top of the page
  6. 6. Uploading a photo
  7. 7. Uploading a photo
  8. 8. A photo I care about  Search the internet (or your computer) for a photo that describes an area of Social Science that interests you  You can find wonderful, legally useable images here: www.compfight.com  Upload it to your blog  Write a post explaining why this science interests you and why this photo is relevant
  9. 9. Adding a “Hyperlink”
  10. 10. Link to a page you like  Start a new post describing a website that you like.  Any website is ok – I’d suggest something that will be useful to your classmates.  Describe what like about the site & anything you don’t like about it.  Select text you want to turn into a Hyperlink.  Could be words like “Click Here” or name site “Phonetics Focus.”  Click hyperlink button  Type your URL http://cambridgeenglishonline.com/Phonetics_Fo cus/
  11. 11. Homework for 16 November 2009 Write a blog post about one of the following questions:  Which social science would you like to specialise in with your blog?  Imagine what it would be like to connect well-known social scientist on your blog. What would you ask them about?  How can our Canadian colleagues help you to improve your English?  Explain one theme from Psychology
  12. 12. Share Your Blog!  Write the address on the White Board  Remember, no www.  http://reetourbabber.blogspot.com  (not http://www.reetourbabber.blogspot.com)
  13. 13. Reflecting On Blogging  In which positive ways can blogs benefit your classroom and learners?  How can you avoid “Blog Fade” with your learners?  What other blogging tasks can you think of that would interest your learners?  special guest  collaborative writing tasks  news / current affairs  commenting on video  controversial topics  commenting on an external blog of interest
  14. 14. Seth’s Blogging Challenge  Set a couple of blogging tasks for a class you think would enjoy it  Encourage them to interact with each other and you using the blog commenting feature  We’ll compare our blogging experiences the next time we meet
  15. 15. Seth’s Blog  www.digitalang.com/blog

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