Posts Tagged ‘Risk’

6. Exercise: Institutional guidelines

March 11, 2008

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What policies or guidelines set out by your organisation will you have to take into account when using blogs in class? Are there rules about how your organisation is presented to the world? Will you have to make your organisation anonymous?

6. Exercise: Managing risk

March 11, 2008

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Think of a project or assignment that you would use blogs for in class. Consider how you will manage the risks associated with putting the assignment into the blogging environment. Will you shut everything down? Will you educate students in good online behaviour and monitor things closely? Are you prepared to oversee student blogs and to moderate where necessary? How quickly can you, as an administrator of a blog, remove offensive or potentially compromising content?