“People are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be. When I look at a sunset, I don't find myself saying, "Soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner." I don't try to control a sunset. I watch with awe as it unfolds.” (Carl Rogers)

Monday, 19 April 2010

To blog or not to blog: Student perceptions of blog effectiveness for learning









A nice study by Olivia Halic, Debra Lee, Trena Paulus and Marsha Spence looked at whether the use of blogs in a large lecture class would enhance students' perceived learning - interesting findings: "While a majority of the students reported that blogging enhanced their learning and led them to think about course concepts outside the classroom, fewer perceived value in peer comments."

Full Study: To blog or not to blog: Student perceptions of blog effectiveness for learning in a college-level course

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