TITLE

Posting for Points: Edublogs in the JMC Curriculum

AUTHOR(S)
SINGER, JANE B
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Journalism & Mass Communication Educator;Spring2008, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Despite the spread of blogs in mass media and in academia, little scholarly work has explored their use within the journalism and mass communication curriculum. This study, based on incorporation of blogs in ten classes during five semesters-undergraduate and graduate, skills and conceptual-examines student use of the format in relation to theories of social and blended learning. Findings suggest that although students tend to approach blogging as yet another assignment, blogs facilitate their engagement with course material and one another.
ACCESSION #
33968567

 

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