Tidbits, Resources, and Discussion for ELI Faculty
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Using Blogs to Improve Writing Skills and Reflection on Learning
We talked briefly a while back about how we might use blogs in our teaching at ELI. This article, although it is about K-12 education, makes some good points about why having students write blogs as they learn can improve their writing skills, their confidence, and their understanding and retention of the material. What do you think--are you convinced? What is the downside to creating this type of assignment?