“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)

Friday, 11 March 2011

Training next Wednesday: Blogs for Education

Next Wednesday's session will focus on the value of blogging for education. The session will give an overview of the uses of blogging in HE, giving particular examples and demonstrating how it can be a useful tool. It will also assess the functionality and value of blogs, and demonstrate various blogging platforms. The session will eventually focus on Wordpress, demonstrating how to start a blog, how to manage content and appearance, and how to write posts.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this session, learners will:

  • be able to discuss the value of blogs and their limitations

  • have discussed basic principles of blogging for learning in HE

  • be able to manage their own blog


The session will be held at 12pm in Room G42 in the Arts Building.

To book a place email elearncal@contacts.bham.ac.uk. To download a timetable of our training courses, click here.

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