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Bloggers at Edublogs now got personal Forums

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Edublogs.org now added a great new feature – forums. It’s cool and simple, every Edublog can now set up and host forums within their blog – on posts or pages!  Forum in the blog, sweet! :) Reminded me of an old post by Lee Lefever, Online Community Tool Integration: Weblogs and Trackbacks

Here goes a screencast by James on how to add the forum(s) at Edublogs blog.

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February 27th, 2008 at 3:36 am

Crucial Conversations In Social Media

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Awesome slide-show by Kelsey Ruger : Crucial Conversations In Social Media. Some ‘obvious’ unwritten rules of effective and engaging conversations at the age of Conversational Marketplace.

Some more gems by Kelsey Ruger:

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February 15th, 2008 at 8:27 am

Edublogs launches Edublogs Magazine.

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Although I am little late on this, already lots of (unnecessary) talks floating around, but I have to mention : James and Lorelle VanFossen  launched a neatly designed, usable magazine for the edublogging community : "Edublogs Magazine".

The Edublogs Magazine features articles and posts by edubloggers from around the world and aims to provide news, views, information, ideas, help and stimulation for all those working with or studying education and technology.

Currently, the Edublogs Magazine feature the following post categories on:

  • Edublogs News features the news, information, and resources found around the Edublogs community of bloggers.
  • Blogging Students covers examples and interviews of students using blogs to communicate, learn, teach, fundraising, and more.
  • Blogging Teachers will showcase teachers using blogs and online technologies in their classrooms and life, having their say about the state of education.
  • Online Education looks at the industry and technology of online education and distance learning, bringing the classroom directly to the student.
  • Pedablogy is about the arts and sciences of teaching blogging and blog technology.
  • Professional Development covers training programs, workshops, conferences, special events, and news about professional education development.
  • Teaching Technologies offers articles on how on teaching technologies, how to teach, how to teach specific subjects, and products and services that may improve teaching techniques and skills.
  • Blogging Tips offers tips, tricks, and techniques on blogging, invaluable to the blogger or the teacher teaching blogging and web technologies.
  • Multimedia covers integrating modern multimedia technologies into blogs, websites, classrooms – all aspects from podcasting to moblogging.

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January 31st, 2008 at 7:28 am

Data Portability Primer

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Like many of you, I am also hearing lot about  DataPortability.org and the high level buy -in’s (Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, SixApart, Flickr, Twitter etc.).   Here goes a short video introduction to Data Portability to answer your basic questions. Exciting stuff!


DataPortability – Connect, Control, Share, Remix from Smashcut Media on Vimeo.

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January 16th, 2008 at 4:10 am

Online Photo Sharing in Plain English

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Hopefully none of the readers of SoulSoup will need this, but in case you need to explain online photo sharing to your mom, you will love this. Besides, CommonCraft shows are too adorable to miss out.

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January 10th, 2008 at 10:56 am