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Blogging and Community Engagement
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Chronicle article--rubric for assessing blogs

Revising a City in New Orleans—service in New Orleans (2009 and 2011)

Links to video reflections


Nature of service

Understanding of culture


Blog for service reflection


Open vs. password-protected blog

Comments from the community





Critical Friend to provide comments from classmates


Sites that foster blogging about news


Student Sample Blog from a Newsactivist class:



Perhaps Twitter is better for instant feedback/backchannel

When should we use which?

Is Tumblr a good in-between

Storify--create multimedia story

Community Engagement--

Establishing relationships with non-profits

Teaching non-profits to use media tools (Twitter, Tubmbr, Blogger, etc.)