Thursday, March 4, 2010

Blogging, Twittering, and Teaching: Online Resources in the Classroom

A presentation at the annual convention of the Texas Community College Teachers Association, Houston, March 5, 2010.

Uses for class blogs:
  • To post questions or comments about the readings before we discuss them in class;
  • To follow up on class discussions with additional comments or questions.
  • To post relevant news items or videos.
Examples of class blogs:

The Claremont Legislative Simulation

Interactive sites

One relevant video involved a wildfire and its lessons for federalism.