Blogging: Learning Blogs - The Assessment
Judge the quality of student work in a variety of areas: writing, grammar, style, postings, replies, promptness, depth. Involve students in self and peer assessment.
Consider getting student involved with assessment. For example, Christian F. writing a persuasive essay about wanting a cell phone and two students comment on his work.
Blog Portfolio. An annotated collection of blog entries demonstrating understanding of course content and intellectual engagement. Examples: American Literature
- Use of evidence
- Substance. Coverage of topics
- Depth of thinking
- Engagement with topic
Examine student postings and comments. Which are exemplary? Why? What goes into a quality posting and comment?
Reaction to Abraham Lincoln Posting
Reaction to Thomas Alva Edison Posting
Reaction to Harriet Tubman's Life Posting
AP College English