An Introduction to Weblogs/Blog Uses

Common uses of blogsEdit

The potential uses of blogs are almost limitless. They can be used for anything that involves communicating or publishing information on the World Wide Web. Common uses include teaching and educational and corporate use.

According to Silkblogs:

“A blog is a means of sharing thoughts and ideas. Your blog can be a personal diary, a project collaboration tool, a guide, or any means of communicating and publishing information on the web. Its uses are as limitless as your imagination.”

Blogs in teachingEdit

Blogs can be used in teaching, e.g.:http://www.eschoolnews.com/eti/archives/2004/10/000190.php

There is an interesting matrix of educational uses at: http://www.edtechpost.ca/gems/matrix2.gif

There's also a good workshop/tutorial for teachers learning about blogging. See Getting Started with Blogging in Education.

Blogs in project managementEdit

Blogs can also be used to manage projects, e.g.: http://www.infosential.com/archives/2005/01/10_ways_to_use_blogs_for_.php

Corporate blogsEdit

There are a variety of corporate uses for blogs. See: http://www.corporateblogging.info/2004/08/six-types-of-business-blogs.asp

Last modified on 17 December 2011, at 09:06