One problem:

Big picture: thinking in terms of functionality, adjusted as easily as look and feel (ie course, personal portfolio, bulletin board)

Tech needs:

The schism between what happens in the classroom, and in the world

How to manage to keep the "subversive" character of these platforms, yet doing enough to preserve their viability within institutional contexts...

Sit-down with people who have implemented WPMU?

Discussion/practice - how to frame openness/privacy issues


Contents

Patterns

Class Blogs

Individual Blogs

Blog as Content Management System

General

Assignments / Assessment

Afternoon

Demos

D'Arcy Norman ucalgaryblogs.ca

Brian Lamb blogs.ubc.ca

Grant Potter blogs.unbc.ca

Enej from UBC (sorry I didn't get his last name

Duncan McHugh, UBC Land & Food

sorry, I didn't capture many of the urls

Closing