Monthly Archives: May 2008

Comment Challenge Day 26: Exploring Other Ways to Comment

My opinion on multi-media enhanced commenting is biased because I spend at least half of my computing time each day on a computer without a mic or a webcam.  I would advise against replacing text-based commenting with audio or video … Continue reading

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Commenting on a blog in a foreign language (Comment Challenge 24)

This was the scariest challenge so far. Since I can read Spanish tolerably well (though writing and speaking Spanish are much more difficult for me), I looked for a blog in Spanish. I used Google Blog Search with the keywords, … Continue reading

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What makes a great comment? (Comment Challenge 23)

A good comment is: on-topic, succinct, and it makes the reader smile A great comment is: on-topic succinct, it makes the reader think, and it makes the reader want to respond Good comments let the author of the blog know … Continue reading

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My Favorite Comment (Comment Challenge 22)

For today’s activity, you’re going to review comments you’ve previously received on your blog and highlight one or two of them in a post, explaining WHY you liked the comment(s). Were they thought-provoking? Did they ask a great question? Did … Continue reading

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A Discussion about My Graduate Work

Last week I got an email telling me that the next issue of the Alumni Magazine for the School of Education has a technology theme and my graduate work has been suggested as a possible topic to feature.  This surprised … Continue reading

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Comment Challenge Day 20: Three Links Out

For this one, I started at Vicki Davis’ blog and followed a link from her recent comments on other blogs, to Kellie’s Blog.  From there, I followed a comment from Brandi Caldwell, who referred to Steve Dembo’s blog.  Steve was … Continue reading

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Comment Challenge Day 17: Five in Five

I’m still way behind on these comment challenges.   My birthday was Friday and my husband and I spent it at Disneyland with my mother, father, and aunt (courtesy of my grandmother).  My younger sister said, “Spending your birthday is like … Continue reading

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