Tag Archives: blogging

Reasons to Blog your Research

It helps you become more clear about your ideas. It gives you practice at presenting your ideas for a non-specialist audience. It increases your visibility within academia. It increases your visibility outside academia and makes it much easier for journalists, … Continue reading

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Using Blogs to Create Cybernetic Space

This article examines the phenomenon of blogging as a way to create a cybernetic space that is defined by the digital/virtual space of the blog discourse and the real space where the blogger is located. By examining several blogs it … Continue reading

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Blogging as Therapy for Teenagers

Research has long backed the therapeutic value of diary-keeping for teenage girls and boys. But according to a new study, when teenagers detail their woes onto a blog, the therapeutic value is even greater. Blogging, it seems, can be good … Continue reading

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Beyond the Blog: Community Building

This dissertation examines weblog community as a materially afforded and socially constructed space. In a set of three case studies, this dissertation examines three separate weblog communities between 2004 and 2008. CASE STUDY I looks at knowledge management bloggers in … Continue reading

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Storify – Create engaging social stories.

Storify lets you curate social networks to build social stories, bringing together media scattered across the Web into a coherent narrative. We are building the story layer above social networks, to amplify the voices that matter and create a new … Continue reading

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Blogging your research is not a recipe for disaster

The physicist’s implication that scientists who blog about their research are trying to circumvent peer review is unfair. If we agree that science writing is valuable to society, scientists should share the same responsibility as journalists to provide comment and … Continue reading

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12 Ways to Develop a Community of Blog Readers

One of the hardest things to do is to develop a community of interested readers, sharers, and contributors to a blog. For new bloggers, it can be discouraging to publish thoughtful content without seeing the immediate return in reader comments … Continue reading

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14 Steps to Meaningful Student Blogging

So you have heard about blogging with your students and you are considering taking the plunge but just not sure what or how to do it? I am here to tell you; blogging with my students has been one of … Continue reading

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bPortfolios: Blogging for Reflective Practice

Web 2.0 technology, such as blogging, allows for locally developed, cost effective, and holistic alternative portfolio assessment systems. By enhancing critical reflection and fostering social interaction, blogging portfolios are seen as an integral learning tool for all students enrolled in … Continue reading

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Leanpub: Publish Early, Publish Often

Read Leanpub helps you connect with readers and sell your ebook, while you’re writing it and after it’s done. Leanpub is part of a movement called Lean Publishing. If you’re curious about what the big idea is, read our manifesto. … Continue reading

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