Engage students through blogging

Engaging learners in critical reflection

University of Edinburgh

 

Transforming practice An assessed blog on a text of the week was introduced on some courses as a pilot. The blog was written by one student, but commented on by all students before the weekly face-to-face tutorial or seminar. The blogging component formed 10% of the assessment total – 5% for writing the blog on a selected week, and 5% for commenting on others’ blogs during the remaining nine weeks of the course – replacing the 10% reserved for oral presentations on honours courses. (On one course, the blogging component replaced an essay.)

https://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog/engage-students-through-blogging-16-may-2011

Engaging learners in critical reflection

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