Category Archives: Using Blogging in the Classroom

Teaching Digital Literacy and Academic Literacy

I am in the throes of revising a year-long second year undergraduate module, Prison Voices: Crime, Conviction and Confession, 1700-1900. Last year students worked towards two research blogs, designed for a public audience and published on the website we created www.prisonvoices.org. I am tremendously proud their work has been well-received, with their research posts … Continue Reading ››

Getting Started: Tips for Starting Student Blogging

I began blogging with students in January 2013 at www.writinglives.org on a new third year undergraduate module in the English department at Liverpool John Moores University. Writing Lives developed out of my involvement with a research collaboration to establish a digital archive of working-class autobiography, beginning with the memoirs at Brunel University Library … Continue Reading ››