Categories Tech & society Blogs in the Classroom Post author By Kathy E. Gill Post date 24 June 2005 6 Comments on Blogs in the Classroom Sitting at my first Gnomedex, where I’ll be talking about how blogs are being used in education. Slides (css thanks to Eric Meyer) Tags: Gnomedex, Education Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Like Loading... Related Tags Blogs, Education, Podcasting By Kathy E. Gill Digital evangelist, speaker, writer, educator. Transplanted Southerner; teach newbies to ride motorcycles! @kegill View Archive → ← LA Times Launches Wiki → LA Times & Wikidom 6 replies on “Blogs in the Classroom” Great slides from your Gnomedex talk; I found that my own IT dept had limited, if any, awareness of blogs or podcasting. I am trying to use a weblog for summer reading discussion and had incorporatede most of your suggestions (grading guidelines, number of posts, etc). So far, only 2 out of 65 students participating. It is a slow-go to find acceptance. Thanks for validating the medium, we need more of it. Great slides! I just wanted to note that, in spite of its reputation as a teenybopper hideout, you might want to check out the structure of livejournal (http://www.livejournal.com). It’s “friend’s page” function is truly fantastic; an RSS reader built right in! It also keeps better stats than most systems I’ve seen (counting posts and comments and such). It still needs to be massaged to create stats for instructors, but the system is open source and it could be done quite easily. Thanks for sharing the slides! Gnomedex Does “Blogs in the Classroom” If I wasn’t at iLaw last week, I would have sure liked to have been at Gnomedex . Gnomedex: Educational Blogging Kathy Gill talks on adopting technology, specifically blogging, into education. Tomorrow’s education. Using blogs as an educational tool and part of the curriculum. Awareness and understanding will lead to adoption. Persuasion – it will bring skills t… Sorry! Connectivity at Bell Harbor … I posted the link too early. :-/ Kathy I didn’t get the slides? Leave a Reply Cancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.