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The use of weblogs in higher education: benefits and barriers
This phenomenon is called "Information society" (20), and higher education institutions have played and still do, a very important role in this instance, being a vessel for creating and transferring knowledge to society at large.
Related Work: Authors investigate, describe, the impact of technology behind weblogs and presents the basic functionallity of weblogs.
Weblog types, uses and advantages:
There are many uses that people found, example in educarion field about communication. Also possible uses in 2 dimension space and etc.
Weblogs makes easier to publish all types of resources (text, images, video, etc.) to the Web
when compared to traditional web publishing.
24/7 (anytime, anywhere) access to information posted in weblogs.
Weblogs are easy to setup and administrate in contrast to other technologies.
Benefits and Barriers:
The first and foremost benefit of weblogs in HEIs is their use as e-learning tools. This way, the
teaching-learning process can continue outside the classroom.
Weblogs help create connections between students with diverse opinions and interests.
Weblogs’ features (linking, replying, and tracking) make easier sharing knowledge and
Instructors may have difficulty in assessing student participation in the weblog.
The use of technology- based tools may be another barrier.
System administrators tend to be restrictive in installing new software.
Should there be a concern about people posting under other people's names?
What happens with the information once it is published?
Does the user’s willingness to share information depend on the perception on how it will be