Blogging to Learn, Learning to Blog

** This  week ** REGISTER NOW!!! **

Tue 30th February, 2005

Time: 3.00pm – 4.00pm (Sydney time)

Another repeat session due to popular demand!!!
If you were unable to attend in December or February, then this is your last chance this year!!
Register at the LTUG site
This session is the first in a series we are developing on the use of weblogs in education and will be followed by workshops that take you into the technologies and assist you with the setting up of blogs – both on an individual and class or group basis.

Weblog Workshops

Workshop 1: Getting up Close and Personal with Weblogs

Date: Wednesday 7th September, 2005

Time: 3.00 – 4.30pm

Outline: The aim of this workshop is to take participants deep into the heart of blogging and aggregation. The workshop will also address how blogs differ from various other online communication tools.

Participants will leave the workshop with access to a fully functional, personal LTUG blog and Bloglines account.

This session is ideal preparation for the following workshop: "Uses of Weblogs".

Workshop 2: Uses of Weblogs

Date: Wednesday 14th September, 2005

Time: 3.00 – 4.30pm

Outline: The aim of this workshop is to discuss the different possible uses of blogs in the educational context. It explores examples of possible use and invites discussion over the advantages and disadvantages of teacher blogging, student blogging, and class aggregation.

Participants will be invited to share their perspectives and ideas in this area and will leave the session equipped with strategies and knowledge in the application of blogging and aggregation in education.

Program Presenter: James Farmer – LTUG member and advisor.

James is a designer, educator, writer, and technologist living and working in Melbourne. He works as an Education Designer at Deakin University and is also the founder of incsub, an online education and organisational learning consultancy and the author of incorporated subversion.

Special rates for LTUG members will apply – Register at the LTUG website!

Please let me know if you have any queries!

Anne BB 

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