Technological Tools

Blogger

Website: https://www.blogger.com/

  • Blogger is a blogging platform which has many styles and templates to choose from, as well as group blogging features.
  • User can create multiple blog sites from a single account (and track stats).
  • User can edit text, insert or upload images, videos, locations, and link to a web address or email address.

User Interface

Creating a new blog
Previewing a new post
Adding a Gadget

Literature and other sources

  • Gerich, D. (2013). Beyond the Class Blog: Creative and Practical Uses of Blogger for the ESL Classroom. TESOL Journal, 4(1), 175-181.
  • Hazari, S., Brown, C. O. M., & Rutledge, R. (2013). Investigating marketing students’ perceptions of active learning and social collaboration in blogs. Journal of Education for Business, 88(2), 101-108.
  • Juettemeyer, T. (2008). Blogger: Your Thoughts Here. Journal of Library Administration, 46(3-4), 119-138.
  • Lee, L. (2010). Fostering reflective writing and interactive exchange through blogging in an advanced language course. ReCALL, 22(2), 212-227.
  • Levack, K. (2003). BLOGGER. EContent, 26(12), 14-15.
  • Overby, A. (2009). THE NEW CONVERSATION: Using Weblogs for Reflective Practice in the Studio Art Classroom. Art Education, 62(4), 18-24.
  • Oravec, J. A. (2002). Bookmarking the world: Weblog applications in education. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 45(7), 616-621.
  • Papastergiou, M., Gerodimos, V., & Antoniou, P. (2011). Multimedia blogging in physical education: Effects on student knowledge and ICT self-efficacy. Computers & Education, 57(3), 1998-2010.
  • West, R., Wright, G., Gabbitas, B., & Graham, C. (2006). Reflections from the Introduction of Blogs and RSS Feeds into a Preservice Instructional Technology Course. TechTrends, 50(4), 54-60.

How to Start a Blog on Blogger.com: Easy Tutorial for Beginners

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2QvwgaECps

Step-By-Step Blogger Tutorial For Beginners – How to Create a Blogger Blog with a Custom Domain Name

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5n-ZpBo7cHI

How to create a classroom blog with Blogger

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqYBa-zGsNQ

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