»Seb of Seb’s Open Research published his Weblogs & Knowledge sharing surevy over the weekend. Too much infor for me at the mo but well worth a deeper look later.« [James Farmer’s Radio Weblog]
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 […]
Peter Merholz is back after some month of abstinence. He needed a timeout from blogging: I was also growing increasingly frustrated with the echo chamber effect of weblogs. A meme drifts out there, and then 38 different people post their take on that meme, and they all link to each other, and, as a reader, […]
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 […]
Dale Pike: »I’m giving a presentation entitled “Using Weblogs to Facilitate Collaboration” and the UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference today. See link for presentation materials.«
Sebastian Fiedler ist very active in the area of weblogs in education. He will be giving a course at the University of Augsburg: »The cool thing is that I can base the course on my PhD project. So, weblogs and personal Webpublishing will be an important ingredient…«
John Udell: »A couple of years ago I predicted that Weblogs would emerge within the enterprise as a great way to manage project communication. I’m even more bullish on the concept today. If you’re managing an IT project, you are by definition a communication hub. Running a project Weblog is a great way to collect, […]
It seems my proposal for the Blogtalk conference in Vienna has been accepted. Very good. Hopefully there will be WLAN available so that people in the audience can blog while attending the conference. Looking forward to it.
Wil Wheaton points to a survey of bloggers being conducted as part of a thesis investigation at Georgetown University. It appears to be a fairly well thought out survey with a good variety of demographic and behavioral questions about blogging. Though I have a few criticisms of the survey (the caps on the choices numbers […]
James Farmer sketches his concept for weblogs in education: each member of a project runs his own weblog and he/she will contribute to a group weblog.
Anne Davis: »Yesterday I asked the students to write their thoughts about their news weblogs. They wrote sooooooo well. What they wrote speaks for itself.«
Nicholas Jon seems be struggling about advocating weblogs in academic contexts. But reviewing when paradigm shifts happen he thinks it is just a matter of time: »I’ve found the adoption of weblogs, the sharing of information they allow, and the community building they foster to be difficult to push to critical mass – at least […]
InfoWorld: “Building on the success of Weblogs for personal Web publishing, enterprises are starting to tap into blogs to streamline specific business processes such as intelligence gathering or to augment traditional content-and knowledge-management technologies.”