Blogging in the Classroom: Technology, Feminist Pedagogy, and Participatory Learning

Roth, Jenny
March 2008
Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice /;2008, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p80
Academic Journal
The article considers how blogs can increase student participation and active learning in a an all girl single sex classroom. It is argued that blogs enhance student "collectivism" more than school assignments, papers, and in-class discussion can do, allowing students to have a greater sense of ownership of their learning and thinking. It is also noted that blogs as a medium allow students to be more open and expressive than in traditional school essays or papers. Other topics include cyberfeminism, technofeminism, participatory learning, women college teachers, and identity politics.


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