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Quick Poll

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So we have some information to compare to other sources, I whipped up a quick (free) poll using PollDaddy.com. There will be time to respond at our session, but we’ll hang it out here for now.

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Written by CogDog

January 18, 2009 at 12:49 am

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Grandpa’s Blog Bags Are Packed

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I’m looking forward to our Tuesday afternoon session at ELI. My colleagues Jim Groom and Cole Camplese have a carefully crafted plan for what we hope to be a very open discussion about the use of blogware or blog-like activities in higher education.

Three Guys Planning a Session
my own cc licensed flickr photo

We will not mention the names of a few Canadians who left us short presenter-ed. Nope. We understand.

Our intention is to bring a few things from three very different experiences, and from three guys, who along with all having beards, also have been on the blog scene for a while. We are not here to talk about the virtues of blogging or not, nor to argue over platforms, but to look at the potential values of using said systems for much more than just posting personal updates.

So of course, it was appropriate that we set up our “presentation” or at least our media and resources, in a hosted blog environment. And apparently Cole was successful in squatting on a nice domain name 😉

Please use the comments here to fire back at us, whether you are in our session or not.

Written by CogDog

January 18, 2009 at 12:47 am

Posted in Uncategorized