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Using blogging and laptop computers to improve writing skills on a vocational training course
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology
<span>The action research project described in this paper was part of an initiative to bring about change in the way courses are delivered in the vocational trades area at UNITEC New Zealand. We decided to focus on students' writing on a new Level 3 course - the Certificate in Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (C.A.M.E.) in which all participants had netbooks or laptops for the first time. We selected blogging because it introduces new possibilities in a field where one would not expect todoi:10.14742/ajet.882 fatcat:t5pb7ylokncvpesgtz6a5deydm