Sign up & Download
Sign in

Academic Blogging: The Value of Conversation

by Frederic Stutzman
Teachers College Record ()

Abstract

As academics, we are educators and communicators. For this reason, the ongoing debate over the role of blogs in academia is both illustrative and confounding. Fundamentally, blogs are communication toolsones that when used in context become powerful tools for digital learning. Many in academia have effectively leveraged blogs to share their work and connect with students and colleagues, all the while spurring conversation and research. Why is it that so many of us are apprehensive about the role blogs play in academia, and particularly, the role blogging may play in our careers?

Cite this document (BETA)

Readership Statistics

4 Readers on Mendeley
by Discipline
 
 
by Academic Status
 
25% Other Professional
 
25% Post Doc
 
25% Researcher (at an Academic Institution)
by Country
 
25% Australia

Sign up today - FREE

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research. Learn more

  • All your research in one place
  • Add and import papers easily
  • Access it anywhere, anytime

Start using Mendeley in seconds!

Already have an account? Sign in