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June 25, 2017

EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom

Starting tomorrow, for the next seven weeks I will once again be teaching a course entitled EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom through Boise State University as a part of their Department of Educational Technology. This is the seventh time I have taught the course. During this period I will continue to maintain this blog as I always do, but I will also use this space as a part of the course as well – as a way to model blogging in education.

As I blog for this course I will use the tag EDTECH537 and each entry will have “EDTECH537 -” in the entry title (note that the course number prior to 2014 was EDTECH597, so you’ll need to use that tag to see the legacy entries from those semesters).

For those who may be curious, the description for this course is:

EDTECH 537: Blogging in the Classroom
Focuses on the use of blogs in education, including creating and maintaining blogs, using RSS readers and microblogging. Students will examine the nature and purpose of blogging, types of blog entries, blog promotion, disclosure guidelines, and building a blogging community.

So beginning tomorrow, I’ll post the first week’s message for my students.

19 Comments »

  1. […] begins EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom. This week the students have a series of tasks to complete by the end of the week (i.e., midnight […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Week 1 | Virtual School Meanderings — June 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am | Reply

  2. […] of the activities for Week 1 in my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom was for students to introduce themselves and talk about why they wanted to take this course. As I […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Introductory Entry | Virtual School Meanderings — June 26, 2017 @ 10:01 am | Reply

  3. […] one of the activities for Week 1 in my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom is for students to create an “About Me” page. In my case, I have two “About […]

    Pingback by About Michael Barbour Page | Virtual School Meanderings — June 27, 2017 @ 7:01 am | Reply

  4. […] (see EDTECH537 – About Michael Barbour Page), another one of the activities for Week 1 in my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom is for students to create an “About Me” page. Earlier today I worked on the About […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – About VSM Page | Virtual School Meanderings — June 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am | Reply

  5. […] (see EDTECH537 – About Michael Barbour Page), another one of the activities for Week 1 in my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom is for students to create an “About Me” page. Earlier today I worked on the About […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – About VSM Page | Virtual School Meanderings — June 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am | Reply

  6. […] final activity for Week 1 in my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom is to create a Blogroll, so today it is time for me to update my […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Blogroll | Virtual School Meanderings — June 28, 2017 @ 7:01 am | Reply

  7. […] I’ll post a more detailed monthly statistics entry next month and really detail out what some of these monthly trends tell me for my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom students. […]

    Pingback by Statistics for June 2017 | Virtual School Meanderings — July 1, 2017 @ 12:01 am | Reply

  8. […] begins week two of my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom course. The students this week have a series of tasks to complete by the end of the week (i.e., […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Week 2 | Virtual School Meanderings — July 3, 2017 @ 7:00 am | Reply

  9. […] of the activities for Week 2 in my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom is to create a disclosure, so today it is time for me to update my disclosure […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Disclosure | Virtual School Meanderings — July 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am | Reply

  10. […] begins week three of my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom course. The students this week have a series of blog entries that they have to complete by the end […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Week 3 | Virtual School Meanderings — July 10, 2017 @ 9:22 pm | Reply

  11. […] this morning, in my Week 3 entry, I indicated that today I would post a list entry to model for my EDTECH597 […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Links Entry: Schooled Articles | Virtual School Meanderings — July 10, 2017 @ 9:22 pm | Reply

  12. […] in my Week 3 entry, I indicated that today I would post a list entry to model for my EDTECH597 […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – List Entry: New International Chapters in the K-12 Online and Blended Learning Handbooks | Virtual School Meanderings — July 11, 2017 @ 7:00 am | Reply

  13. […] Monday, in my Week 3 entry, I indicated that today I would post a discussion entry to model for my EDTECH597 […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Discussion Entry: Longevity of Barbour & Reeves (2009) | Virtual School Meanderings — July 12, 2017 @ 7:01 am | Reply

  14. […] begins week four of my EDTECH537 – Blogging in the Classroom (see EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom). The students this week have a couple of blog entries that they have to complete by the end of the […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Week 4 | Virtual School Meanderings — July 17, 2017 @ 7:01 am | Reply

  15. […] I mentioned in the Week 4 entry for my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom course earlier this morning, I wanted to post a sample of a commentary […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Commentary Entry: The Problem With the Media Coverage of K-12 Online Learning | Virtual School Meanderings — July 17, 2017 @ 11:03 am | Reply

  16. […] I mentioned in the Week 4 entry for my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom course yesterday, today I wanted to post a sample of a guest blog […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Guest Blog Entry: Civil Rights and Online Learning | Virtual School Meanderings — July 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am | Reply

  17. […] begins week five of my EDTECH537 – Blogging in the Classroom (see EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom). The students this week have a couple of blog entries that they have to complete by the end of the […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Week 5 | Virtual School Meanderings — July 24, 2017 @ 7:01 am | Reply

  18. […] I described in the Week 5 overview for EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom, please post your response to this prompt ON YOUR OWN blog. In addition to your response, you are […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Examining Generational Differences | Virtual School Meanderings — July 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am | Reply

  19. […] post your response as a comment to this blog entry. For those reading this who are not a part of my EDTECH537 – Blogging In The Classroom course, feel free to leave examples you have […]

    Pingback by EDTECH537 – Potential Hazards Of Blogging | Virtual School Meanderings — July 25, 2017 @ 7:00 am | Reply


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