Chronicle article--rubric for assessing blogs

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

https://sites.google.com/site/gulfsouth2010/

Links to video reflections

http://blogs.furman.edu/sustainableneworleans/

 

Nature of service

Understanding of culture

 

Blog for service reflection

 

Open vs. password-protected blog

Comments from the community

Trolls

FERPA

Privacy

 

Critical Friend to provide comments from classmates

 

Sites that foster blogging about news

Newsactivist

newsactivist.com

Student Sample Blog from a Newsactivist class:

http://refugeeprotection.blogspot.com/

 

Newstrust

Perhaps Twitter is better for instant feedback/backchannel

When should we use which?

Is Tumblr a good in-between

Storify--create multimedia story

http://storify.com/

Community Engagement--

Establishing relationships with non-profits

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