You never need to preface anything with “interesting if true” now that you have access to this fantastic list of fact-checking sites on journalistsresource.org in a post was adapted from VerificationJunkie, a directory of tools for assessing the validity of social-media and user-generated content. The author is Josh Stearns, director of the journalism sustainability […]Continue Reading →
The New Scientist reports that Google wants to rank websites based on how truthful they are. This could potentially go a long way for helping identify authority and credibility of Web sources.Continue Reading →
5 years ago, the data in Edublogging showed that bloggers were not paying attention to image copyright. It’s still an issue.
Nancy Wurtzel shares her experience of discovering just how important it is to reference any image used on the Web:
My final admonishment to bloggers and others: Don’t do what I did. The […]Continue Reading →
George Siemens wrote the forward to Edublogging: A Qualitative Study of Training and Development Bloggers. At that time, he was launching his first MOOC, which was actually THE first MOOC. Now he’s in charge of the Bill and Melinda Gates MOOC Research Initiative.
What floors me in this article […]Continue Reading →
This non-existent study was produced in jest, but “Surface knowledge”–the knowledge one acquires when focusing only on titles and headlines to get an understanding of the world–is how blogger “Mark” calls this type of activity in the book Edublogging: A Qualitative Study of Training and Development Bloggers.Continue Reading →
"Research and publications such as Kristina Schneider has advanced here, are vital. To study the affordances of blogs – content creation and social interaction – is in a sense to study social media in general."
– George Siemens
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