Blogs, reflective practice and student-centered learning

  title={Blogs, reflective practice and student-centered learning},
  author={Russell Beale},
  booktitle={BCS HCI},
  • R. Beale
  • Published in BCS HCI 2007
  • Computer Science
Blogging can be used to enhance education by encouraging reflective practice. We present a study in which a final year HCI course was constructed around regular blogging activity. We discuss the role of blogs in providing a social mechanism for the student body and in acting as a conduit between classroom and practical examples. We analyze the blogs from a quantitative and qualitative perspective, and show that the students found it a useful and effective addition to their learning. 

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