Date/Time: Sunday August 5, 2012 from 1:00 pm-4:30 pm
Description: The purpose of this CPE session is to cover blogging by professors. The types of blogging covered are academic (professional), instructional and personal.
The CPE workshop is organized in mostly a discussion format. 1) Benefits of blogging by professors 2) Costs of blogging by professors 3) Does it qualify as scholarly activity? 4) Types of blogs: research, commentary, lifestyle 5) Writing a research oriented academic blog 6) Writing a commentary oriented academic blog 7) Factors to consider when setting up a blog
The presenter is an accomplished academic blogger. The presenter has participated in panel discussions on blogging and has presented blogging workshops.
Field of Study: Personal Development
Program Level: Basic
Method of Delivery: Group — Live
Intended Audience: Any professor
Format/Structure: Minimal lecture, with lengthy interactive discussions.
Learning Objective: 1) understand issues related to setting up a blog
2) know benefits to blogging
3) set up a blog
4) start blogging
Advanced Preparation Required: None