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  1. Learning to Blog, Blogging to Learn Brian Sullivan Online Learning Librarian Monroe Library Loyola University New Orleans September 17, 2010

  2. Part 1: My Blogging History

  3. The Working World

  4. 23 Things

  5. The Blogging Moment http://www.jonas-claesson.com/

  6. The first blog collaboration

  7. Part 2: The Benefits of Blogs and Librarians

  8. Why Use Blogs? Student’s own space Reflective writing Primer for class discussion

  9. Why Collaborate with a Librarian? Benefits for faculty: Lower the technology barrier Reflection on purpose Wide array of experiences

  10. Before

  11. After

  12. Why Collaborate with a Librarian? Benefits for students: No grading Stress free conversation Further interaction

  13. Part 3: Types of Blogs and Software

  14. Benefits of a Discussion Board Supplement discussion Familiarity Easy set up Privacy

  15. A discussion board

  16. Benefits of Class Blogs Class discussion Class contribution Builds a product

  17. Responding to prompts

  18. Writing assignments

  19. Creating a knowledge base

  20. Benefits of Individual Blogs Web identity Class discussion Control over content

  21. Developing student voices

  22. Writing portfolio

  23. Benefits of Web Resumes Web identity Proof of technological competence

  24. A student’s web resume

  25. The Software

  26. Part 4: Teaching Blogs

  27. Mistakes Starting too late Student motivation Monitoring issues

  28. Fixes Early start Multiple visits Anticipated excuses

  29. Results Increased participation Increased quality Increased quantity

  30. Set Up Lesson • Sign-up • Join blog • Post • Title • Words • Picture • Link • YouTube • Labels • Edit post • Delete post

  31. Add-ons RSS Google Reader Useful websites Twitter

  32. Onsite and Offsite Blogging Traditional Classroom Online Classroom Present in a group Get everyone signed up at once Easy follow up Easy troubleshooting • Needed tutorials • Sign up • Posting • Advanced posting • Editing • Lots of emails

  33. Part 5: Assessment and Promotion

  34. Assessment Collection Consideration Google Reader Word Excel Quantity Quality Use of the medium

  35. Promotion New faculty training Online outreach Word of mouth

  36. Part 6: The end is where we start from. - T.S. Eliot “Four Quartets”

  37. Questions? Brian Sullivan Online Learning Librarian Monroe Library Loyola University New Orleans sullivan@loyno.Edu