Monthly Archives: October 2008

Mastering new literacies using ICT

The world of communication, literacy and education is changing. In the book centred culture of a century ago, to ‘read’ the classics was often considered to be the best education. Good handwriting and the ability to compose formal letters were … Continue reading

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Blogs as reflective writing tools

Blogging is an activity which has exploded into the mainstream over the last five or six years. Blogs are personal websites, but designed so as to provide a chronological list of posts, somewhat like a journal. They are used by … Continue reading

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The web as platform

The last post concentrated on the issue of the changing nature of students and the need for teachers to recognise new working practices driven by new technologies. In session two we looked at the potential of social software tools in … Continue reading

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