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Blogs as tools in Schools and Colleges

This article (found via Stephen’s Web) discusses how blogs can supplement, enhance traditional teaching methods in schools.

It covers various ways in which blogs can be used in class room:

– Blogs as classroom tools

– Blogs as administration tools

– Blogs as discussion tools

– Blogs as publication tools

There is useful link to blogs in online colleges.

I know that Valerie Landau was using them extensively in CSUMB for the past couple of years. When I talked to her recently, she said one problem she found was the very individual nature of blogs. She was looking for a team based tool and was experimenting using wikis.