Weblogs In Education

David Carraher: »Two current shortcomings of education could could be addressed through weblogging technologies. The former is highly problematic throughout K-12; it is not a major problem in graduate school. The latter remains a problem at all levels.1. Constraints on Students As Active Producers of Knowledge2. There is a firewall around the classroom« David Carraher […]

Sebastian explicates

Sebastian Fiedler is commenting my recent post about my problem convincing students to run personal weblogs. He comes up with a quote from the British psychologists Thomas & Harri-Augstein: In constructing and validating their views, people develop their own ‘personal myths’. We introduce this term to designate the ‘personal knowing’ that results from enduring long-term […]