Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Staff talks - Expanding Horizons: using blogs, wikis and moodle

We had 4 staff talk today about their online teaching practices, looking specifically at examples:

  1. Terry Marler - Managing learning management systems
  2. William Lucus - Blogs are for blokes http://on-line-presence.blogspot.com
  3. Hillary Jenkins - Blogs and wikis in the tourism courses http://wikieducator.org/Travel and Tourism
  4. Carolyn McIntosh - Moodle midwifery http://moodle.op.ac.nz
All audio recordings are available at the Internet Archive for listening and downloading.

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feliceM said...

should I post a comment in relation to your blog moment? or is it Ok just to leave the question in any area... this question is about - copying and pasting the student work from their blog into a word document (my latest effort at inserting responses!)and then inserting tracking/ changes.. I notice that formats dont load back into their Post a Comment... Q. DO THEY?
also (if not) can I html stuff on the word document and hope that this will format once reloaded back in to the students blog when I cut carry and paste the marked version into Post a Comment... hmmm

Leigh Blackall said...

Hi Felicity. By the sould of it, you are looking for a way to easily create HTML comments on a students blog. Seeing as the comment field in blogs is basic, to do this you either need to know HTML or use trickery like you are describing.

Instead of using Word, use your own blog. Write a post to your blog as though it was a comment to the student. Use the blog tools to create hyperlinks etc. Then instead of publishing it, click the HTML view and copy the code to leave on the student's blog.

If this is hard to understand, drop in to H100, tell me when you're in your office, or ask again on Tuesday night.

Leigh Blackall said...

*by the *sound* of it

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