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Blogging 101

Fall 2007 Tech Talk Topics

Workshop presenter: David Silver, Assistant Professor, Media Studies McLaren 250, Thursday, September 6th, 12:15-1:15.

Star Bullet 12 This workshop introduces blogging, discusses its growing role in academia, and suggests strategies for integrating blogging into the classroom. The workshop begins with a basic introduction to blogging and traces the relationship between blogs and what many people call Web 2.0. Next, the workshop places blogging within various academic activities such as fostering collective intelligence, peer review, and professional networking. Saving the best for last, the workshop highlights some blogging activities of USF students.