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Explore EdBlogs@Columbia In New Faculty Workshop

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EdBlogs Workshop January 6, 2010. Interested in starting a course blog? Attend our new workshop, EdBlogs: Getting Started, and see if blogging is the right tool to achieve your teaching goals.

EdBlogs@Columbia is an educational blogging platform that provides a blog to every registered course at the University. Blogs, short for "web logs," can be an effective tool for faculty and students to discuss and debate opinions and issues. Course blogging is particularly useful to promote classroom discussion, conduct student journaling, or create online portfolios. Faculty and instructors may also customize their blog design and structure so that it meets their specific curricular goals. EdBlogs is powered by the popular Wordpress blogging service and each blog can be restricted to students and faculty registered in their respective course.

During the hands-on EdBlogs: Getting Started workshop, a CCNMTL Educational Technologist will demonstrate EdBlogs and teach faculty and instructors how to set up and manage their course blog. This workshop is on Tuesday, January 12 from 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm in the CCNMTL Faculty Support Lab, located in 204 Butler Library. Click here to register.

Learn more about blogging on our EnhancED: Resource Site or visit Lynda.com for a blogging tutorial.