Blogging as pedagogic practice: artefact and ecology

If blogging is both the construction of a personal knowledge artefact and an ecological practice, which reveals emergent knowledges as a series of dynamically linked spaces, this immediately focuses any pedagogy of blogging on questions of connectivity and the evolution of ideas over time. I am therefore becoming increasingly convinced that blogs used across classes over the duration of a degree course, rather than blogs focused on specific assignment tasks…

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When a Story Goes Terribly Wrong

The retraction set off a firestorm in the blogosphere and on talk radio. The Bush Administration piled on too. White House press secretary Scott McClellan urged the magazine to help undo the damage to the U.S.’s image by pointing out ways in which “our United States military personnel go out of their way to make sure that the Holy Koran is treated with care.” Newsweek wasn’t the only media outlet…