|A blog is a simple web-publishing tool that allows users to make posts to a web page. Posts are usually shown in date order, and can combine text, images, video and audio. Readers can also post comments allowing discussions to develop.|
The University uses the edublogs platform to run WordPress, which is a widely used blogging tool that allows the creation of engaging webpages that can have varying levels of internal and external visibility. Edublogs can be used in a wide variety of ways in learning and teaching, and by staff and students to profile their work externally.
- Information on Edublogs
- Ideas to inspire educators to blog on LinkedIn Learning
- How WordPress works on LinkedIn Learning
- Please contact your LTA for more information on using edublogs in your teaching
Using blogs in studentcentral
Blogs are contained within module areas of studentcentral, and can be set up as individual blogs or as collaborative course blogs. As they are within studentcentral access to them is restricted, and there are a range of marking tools available if they are used in assessment. They can be used for a range of activities including blogging summaries of lectures to share with the group, group work discussions, and reflecting on feedback on assessed work.