<ul><li>A blog is basically a journal that is available on the web. The activity of updating a blog is “blogging” and some...
<ul><li>Encourage learners to be active during the course period. </li></ul><ul><li>Help learners improve their writing. <...
<ul><li>Some students like to be told what they must do. </li></ul><ul><li>Inaccurate information may occur. </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Is a social networking and micro blogging service that allows you to answer and ask questions by sending short tex...
<ul><li>Great for editing skills and story structure. </li></ul><ul><li>Student discussion about a topic. </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>The twitter going on in a lesson can be distracting . </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a time consuming task. </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>http://bedoyablog.wordpress.com/2010/01/09/what-is-twitter-really/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mednet-tech.com/ne...
 
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Twitter and Blogs in The ESL Classroom

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Twitter and Blogs in The ESL Classroom

  1. 2. <ul><li>A blog is basically a journal that is available on the web. The activity of updating a blog is “blogging” and someone who keeps a blog is a “blogger.” Blogs are typically updated daily using software that allows people with little or no technical background to update and maintain the blog. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Encourage learners to be active during the course period. </li></ul><ul><li>Help learners improve their writing. </li></ul><ul><li>Get better at reflecting and expressing reflections in writing. </li></ul><ul><li>Invites students to collaborate. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students to search and view English language sites online. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Some students like to be told what they must do. </li></ul><ul><li>Inaccurate information may occur. </li></ul><ul><li>Some learners are under heavy time pressure. </li></ul><ul><li>Some people do not like to share their knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Some students are less open then others. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Is a social networking and micro blogging service that allows you to answer and ask questions by sending short text messages 140 characters in length, called &quot;tweets&quot;, to your friends, or &quot;followers.&quot; </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Great for editing skills and story structure. </li></ul><ul><li>Student discussion about a topic. </li></ul><ul><li>Create new words with definitions. </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter can improve writing and punctuation . </li></ul><ul><li>Practice the language. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>The twitter going on in a lesson can be distracting . </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a time consuming task. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of the courtesy. </li></ul><ul><li>Distract the students from focusing. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can be able to intrude into the teachers’ private life. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>http://bedoyablog.wordpress.com/2010/01/09/what-is-twitter-really/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mednet-tech.com/newsletter/blogs/what-are-blogs </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/cho4462z9.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.marketingpilgrim.com/2008/01/twitter-in-the-classroom.html </li></ul>

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