Category Archives: Blogs

Why you need to consider blogging as a pedagogy to facilitate learning

I was inspired by a blog post written by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano (known as @langwitches on Twitter) which begins by saying “Blogging should not be an add-on, not an isolated project, but should be seen as PEDAGOGY” It made me consider … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs | Tagged | Leave a comment

Is there truth in the psychology of colour or is it simply down to personal taste?

Image source: Wikipedia How we use any of these colours in our lives can be very personal. From the way we dress, decorate our homes or even prepare food; we each may have different preferences to colour combinations. What pleases … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs | Tagged | Leave a comment

My Blogging Journey

I began this blog a few years ago when teaching Journalism students how to use WordPress to create their own blogs. As I introduced how to embed images, video and audio; I realised that it would be more authentic if … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs | 4 Comments

Some simple tips for new Bloggers

There are many reasons why people choose to blog. This blog was originally set up by me to introduce my students to blogging and other social media tools. I therefore chose to make the blog public, so that all of the students … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Social Media Jargon: What are all these new words and abbreviations?!

On my Twitter page I have listed some of the words and abbreviations associated with Twitter and tweeting. These include: RT or Retweet – this is when a message is reused and the originator is acknowledged MT or Modified Tweet – a retweet that has been … Continue reading

Posted in Blogs | Tagged | 3 Comments