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Integrating Blogging as a Learning Activity in Higher Education PROCEEDINGS

, , Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia ; , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Global Learn, in Melbourne, Australia ISBN 978-1-880094-85-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Abstract

Blogging with features of easy updating, organizing automatically of posts, and less demanding of computer knowledge refers to one of the most popular web 2.0 possibilities. These unique characteristics make the blog more different from an ordinary site. Meanwhile, many educational applications of blog show the blog potentiality in teaching and learning. This paper presents a case study based on using blog as a supportive learning tool that consider the technology in higher education. However the outcomes of this study cannot be generalized, but these findings may provide a foundation for future studies into the possible use of such activity in similar educational environments.

Citation

Edalati Fard, H., Abbas, M. & Tasir, Z. (2011). Integrating Blogging as a Learning Activity in Higher Education. In S. Barton et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn 2011 (pp. 646-653). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

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