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A Comparison of Educational Blogging Platforms

A Comparison of Educational Blogging Platforms | Create, Innovate & Evaluate in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Via Beth Dichter
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The chart compares eight key elements of five common blogging platforms.

You can download this chart as a PDF through this Box.com link or click here to see it as a Google Document.

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niftyjock's curator insight, January 8, 2014 4:16 PM

Is blogging "out of date"?

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, January 10, 2014 1:35 PM

Useful comparison chart. 

carldowse's curator insight, January 25, 2014 5:23 AM

A useful guide for choosing the tool that fits your teaching context and learners' needs.

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Give Students a Voice; How Blogging Changes Education

Give Students a Voice; How Blogging Changes Education | Create, Innovate & Evaluate in Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Mrs Ripp aka @pernilleripp Labels:
Be the change, student blogging, student voice

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5 Reasons Your Students Should Blog

5 Reasons Your Students Should Blog | Create, Innovate & Evaluate in Higher Education | Scoop.it
As a school division, we are deep into developing blogs as portfolios with our students.  To do this with approximately 10,000 students is a major undertaking but the work is important and I really...
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Why do you believe students should blog? If they aren’t, why not?

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How to Setup a Wordpress Blog in 5 Minutes

How to Setup a Wordpress Blog in 5 Minutes | Create, Innovate & Evaluate in Higher Education | Scoop.it

I started my blog using WordPress and I have found it a platform that makes it easy to own and publish your own content online.

 

It is the foundation to the success of this blog which currently receives over 300,000 hits per month.

 

If you’re looking for an easy way to create a web presence and start sharing your ideas online, the best way to do this is to create a blog. Millions of users around the world already express themselves and share their thoughts by means of their personal blogs.

 

The advantage of having your own WordPress blog that is self-hosted is that you own it.

 

It is good to have a Facebook “page” or a Tumblr blog but they are owned by someone else and you can have a web presence there but under their “Terms and Conditions” It is basically a rental.


Read more at http://www.jeffbullas.com/2012/06/17/how-to-setup-a-wordpress-blog-in-5-minutes/#bU4ViejLGudrGCSo.99


Via Martin Gysler, Ken Morrison, Evdokia Roka, Jacob Broadhead, sarspri, Takako Kobayashi, Juergen Wagner
Alfredo Corell's insight:

Brilliant step-to-step simple summary. I'm thinking in starting a Wordpress Blog more easyly now. Thanks!!!

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sarspri's curator insight, February 2, 2013 3:31 PM

Self-hosting a WordPress site is the next step, after folks feel they've outgrown the free wordpress.com sites.

Paul's curator insight, February 11, 2013 10:04 AM

I love word press and we use it for our school blog http://stgregory.edublogs.org/  ;

dakinane's curator insight, February 27, 2013 5:17 PM

Both org and .com variants of Wordpress are a delight to use, I have sued them for years, had to abandon my hosted Wordpress blog when I upgraded my website.  I miss it.