Entries tagged with "blogging"

What are Shortreads?

What are Shortreads?

Wed, April 23, 2014; 7:23:00 am

Why Shortreads? The Ematrix is attempting to pioneer shared learning materials, written and used by practising academics in higher education. We know there are lots of other websites full of learning material, and they're great. But... [read the full entry]

How to use a blog

How to use a blog

Fri, November 01, 2013; 15:15:00 pm

In order to be able to introduce yourself to the class blog, you might first want to explore more information about blogs and review some basic skills in blogging. Blog is short for weblog Before blogging there was: The diary. The notebook. The... [read the full entry]

Developing your Personal Learning Network

Developing your Personal Learning Network

Sat, April 20, 2013; 17:41:00 pm

What is a Personal Learning Network? Whether you like it or not, we are living in a technology-saturated environment. The abundance of technology and the information it gives access to can be exciting but also very daunting. What is the best way... [read the full entry]

Blogging for Newbies

Blogging for Newbies

Thu, January 17, 2013; 15:54:00 pm

Blogging is like writing a book, a little every day. And as with all books, each one is very different. We can think of it like this: Is it fiction, a diary, a guide, a travelogue, poetry, science, arts, music, whatever. So, like with books, the... [read the full entry]

Blogs, Journals & Discussions – which to choose?

Blogs, Journals & Discussions – which to choose?

Fri, January 11, 2013; 10:30:18 am

Spoilt for choice Blackboard 9.1 has some improved communication tools which allow you and your students to create and sustain dialogue. However, it can be difficult to know which of these tools (if any) is suitable for your purpose, as... [read the full entry]