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Research: Blogs Aren’t Better Than Journal Assignments. They’re Just Different.

Research: Blogs Aren’t Better Than Journal Assignments. They’re Just Different. | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Although some instructors are phasing out journal-keeping assignments in favor of a class blog, a study has found that blogs are not inherently better instructional tools.
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Hmmm, blogs and journals can both encourage learning..but differently since one is public, the other private.

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Electronic Journal for the Integration of Technology in Education

Electronic Journal for the Integration of Technology in Education | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Technology is not used in isolation for TnL, and the impact is determined by the established educational setting. http://t.co/PZsanQPuFy

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Meet Journey, A Beautiful Journal App For Chrome And Android

Meet Journey, A Beautiful Journal App For Chrome And Android | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
For a long time, Android and PC users have had to look on jealously while Mac and iOS users get beautiful journaling apps like Day One. Journey, a new app for Android and Chrome, ends the forlorn looks.
Becky Roehrs's insight:

Gorgeous journal app, which is FREE, and has many features other journaling apps do, except reminders. It also limits you to one image per journal entry-and no videos/audio inserts. 

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Sharilee Swaity's curator insight, January 19, 2015 5:31 PM

This writer gives a glowing review of a new journaling app called Journey, available in the Google Play Store. 

The app sounds really appealing, and as the writer points out, the attractiveness of an app will often motivate us to keep using it.