Introducing ourselves through a blog

In this part of the course we will introduce ourselves and find out about blogs by using the course blog. We will clarify our understanding of what a blog is and why you might use a blog in teaching and learning. Now let's find out who else is on the course.

Activity 1 Getting to know others on the course

Timing: 45 minutes during the first week of the course.

The objectives of this course activity are to:

  • get to know the other participants on this course
  • begin to clarify your ideas about blogs, through using one.

1.1 Go to the course blog and introduce yourself, telling the other course members what you hope to get out of the course.

1.2 Go to the course blog and read what others have posted. Use the 'comment' option to respond to others that are already there.