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A blog (from web log or weblog) is a web-based publication consisting primarily of periodic articles (normally in reverse chronological order). Blogs can be hosted by dedicated blog hosting services, or they can be run using blog software on regular web hosting services. Like other media, blogs often focus on a particular subject, such as food, politics, or local news. Some blogs function as online diaries. A typical blog combines text, images, and links to other blogs, web pages, and other media related to its topic.
Beginners Guides: Creating a Weblog
Blogging For Beginners
A Brief History of Weblogs
Creating a Blog from Scratch, Part 2: Advantages and Disadvantages of Popular Blog Software
Using discussion webs to Defvelop an Academic Community of Learners
Time to check: Are you using the right blogging tool?
Blog software comparison chart
Beyond personal webpublishing: An exploratory study of conversational blogging practices
The educated blogger: Using Weblogs to promote literacy in the classroom
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In the context of education and learning, an E-portfolio (electronic portfolio or a digital portfolio) is a portfolio based on electronic media and services. It consists of a personal digital record containing information such as a collection of artifacts or evidence demonstrating what one knows and can do.
The Sakai Community
Developing a Teaching Portfolio
Preparing A Teaching Portfolio
What if...? Portfolio Trouble-Shooting
Builiding an E-dentity for Each Student
Digital Portfolios: A Confluence of Portfolio Assessment and Technology
Directions in Electronic Portfolio Development
How To Produce A Teaching Portfolio
The Electronic Portfolio Boom: What's it All About?
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Podcasting is the method of distributing multimedia files, such
as audio programs or music videos, over the Internet for playback
on mobile devices and personal computers. The distribution format
of a podcast uses either the RSS or Atom syndication formats.
The term podcast, like "radio", can mean both the content and the method of delivery.
Usually the podcast features one type of "show", with new episodes either sporadically
or at planned intervals, such as daily or weekly. Podcasting's essence is about
creating content (audio or video) for an audience that wants to listen or watch
when they want, where they want, and how they want.
The new podcasting tools
Tools for Podcasting
Podcasting Tools and Downloads
How Podcasting Works
Implementing Wireless PDA
Technology in the IT Curriculum
Smart Classroom: Enhancing Collaborative Learning
Using Pervasive Computing Technology
Podcast Pinpointer: A Multimedia Semantic Web Application
Seriously, iPods Are Educational
Tech News section of this page focuses
on the latest emerging educational technologies. Educational
technology, the use
of technology in education to improve learning and teaching, is
also known as instructional technology or learning technology.
As these emerging technologies become more
they will warrant a separate
section on this page.
The Interactive Whiteboard as a Force for Pedagogic
Enhancing Biology Instruction via Multimedia Presentations
Why Use an Interactive Whiteboard?
A Bakerís Dozen Reasons!
Wireless and Mobile Technologies:
Wireless and mobile technologies to
enhance teaching and learning
An Introduction to Current Trends and Benefits of
Mobile Wireless Technology Use in Higher Education
Operations and Strategy Learning in Edutainment Interfaces
Teaching Facts with Fun, Online Games
Teachers' Perceptions of Video Games:
MMOGs and the Future of Preservice Teacher Education
Using Games to Promote Girls' Positive Attitudes Toward Technology
Using Instant Messaging for Collaborative Learning:
A Case Study
Instant Messaging Ė Collaborative Tool or Educatorís
Instant Messaging: IM Online! RU?
Managing the risks and rewards of instant messaging
Instant Messaging and Interruption:
Influence of Task Type on Performance
Instant Messaging Reference in an
Academic Library: A Case Study
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term wiki is a shortened form of wiki wiki (weekie, weekie) which
is from the native language of Hawaii, where it is commonly used
as an adjective to denote something "quick" or "fast".
Here a wiki is a type of website that allows users to easily add, remove, or
otherwise edit all content, very quickly and easily, sometimes
without the need for registration. This ease of interaction and
operation makes a wiki an effective tool for collaborative writing.
The term Wiki can also refer to the collaborative software itself
(wiki engine) that facilitates the operation of such a website
(see wiki software).
In essence, a wiki is a simplification of the process of creating HTML pages
combined with a system that records each individual change that
occurs over time, so that at any time, a page can be reverted to
any of its previous states.
Most wikis will allow completely unrestricted access so that people are able
to contribute to the site without necessarily having to undergo
a process of 'registration', as had usually been required by various
other types of interactive websites such as Internet forums or
Wiki Science:How to start a Wiki
Wikis: A Beginnerís Look
Comparison of wiki software
Why use Qwiki (instead of Wikipedia)?
Making the Case for a Wiki
English Wikipedia Publishes Millionth Article
Wikipedia Creators Move Into News
Wikipedia founder admits to serious quality problems
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