Saturday, January 28, 2012

Should blogs be used to replace the traditional term paper?

  • Here is a great article on the use of blogging - its full potential for the 21st century student. 
    More educators in the U.S. are replacing traditional academic research papers with blogs as a vehicle for teaching writing to students. Advocates of the method, including Duke University English Professor Cathy N. Davidson, argue that the medium is more fun and engaging for students. But critics defend the traditional term paper, saying it requires more student reading and is a better tool for teaching students critical-thinking and other important skills needed in the job market. The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (1/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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