Resources for Blogs and Wikis

Blogs

Wikis

Articles & Resources for Reference

Blogs:

Places to set up blogs:

Live Journal: http://www.livejournal.com

Blogger: http://blogger.com

Blogspot: http://www.blogspot.com

Edublogs: http://edublogs.org/


Interesting blogs:

Oasis Achievers (Vance Stevens' project): http://vance-pi.blogspot.com/

Dekita.org, a community of people dedicated to promoting peer-to-peer communication in language learning: http://dekita.org/

Barbara Dieu's home page: http://the_english_dept.tripod.com/bee.html

Dafne González' English for Architecture: http://dafnegonzalez.com/id3-124-05/content/midtermprojects.htm

List of international blogs at Bryn Mawr College: http://www.brynmawr.edu/llc/blogs.shtml

Konrad Glogowski's Blog of Proximal Development: http://www.teachandlearn.ca/blog/

Bloglines (a service for keeping track of blogs): http://www.bloglines.com

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Wikis:

PmWikiPhilosophy (rationale for wikis): http://www.pmichaud.com/wiki/PmWiki/PmWikiPhilosophy

Wikipedia ("a multilingual, free content encyclopedia"): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

One Minute Wiki French (introduction to wikis in French): http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?OneMinuteWikiFrench

pbwiki (make your own free wiki): http://pbwiki.com/

wetpaint (another site for free wikis): http://www.wetpaint.com/

MediaWiki: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki

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Articles and Reources for Reference:

Blogs and Wikis: Environments for On-line Collaboration (By Robert Godwin-Jones):
http://llt.msu.edu/vol7num2/emerging/default.html

BALL (Blog Assisted Language Learning) - by Anton Elloway:
http://blog-assisted-language-learning.blogspot.com/

CALPER Computer Mediated Activity Library : http://calper.la.psu.edu/cmc/database.php

The 25 Basic Styles of Blogging ... And When to Use Each One (SlideShare presentation)

Virtual Worlds and Language Learning (example of a wiki set up for an online course: http://vwll.pbwiki.com/

Wikipedia Projects for Language Learning (by Kurtis McDonald):
http://www.tell.is.ritsumei.ac.jp/callejonline/journal/9-1/mcdonald.html

 

 

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Robert Henderson Language Media Center
University of Pittsburgh
http://www.pitt.edu/~cbsiskin/ling2148/blogs&wikis.html
Last revised: March 23, 2009