Weblog Technology for Instruction, Learning, and Information Delivery

J. P. Shim, Chengqi Guo
2009 Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education  
As weblogs, in its nascent state, are becoming one of the most participated online activities after web surfing, email, and instant messaging, it has been considered more of a trend in net broadcasting than just a fad. The emergence of bloggers and their behavioral models has opened up new research opportunities in many perspectives. This article attempts are twofold; 1) demonstrate how weblogs can be beneficial to educational instruction and learning and 2) support such argument by analyzing
more » ... e students' perceptions of using weblog as a knowledge distribution method in class. These perceptions are divided into three different segments of usability, collaboration, and performance evaluation. The findings of the survey indicate that weblogs have the potential to enhance the students' learning experience.
doi:10.1111/j.1540-4609.2008.00212.x fatcat:ohns5wzdc5bhxcqqtwzgdx47ii