Bookmark to Blog

Bookmarks can also be used as a starting point for student conversations via the student blog. By providing students a link to a common resource, you can use bookmarks as tools to structure pre-teaching, or to support student-directed inquiry through content.

To get started, log in as a user in the teacher role.

Create a bookmark, as described above, pointing to http://www.pthompson.addr. com/moby/advice.htm. This site gives very general instructions to readers starting Moby Dick.

Use these keywords to describe the post: Moby Dick, Reading Moby Dick, evaluating bookmarks

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Then, create an assignment (by clicking the Create content | Assignment, or by navigating to node/add/assignment) that links to the newly-created bookmark.

In the Body field, ask the following questions:

1. What elements of this site help create the impression that the author is a reliable source of information?

2. What elements of this site detract from the author's reliability?

3. Does the author appear to have any biases?

4. In order of importance, list the criteria you use to rate a site's/author's credibility? For example, do you look at spelling before looking at the date a page has been updated? What elements of a site do you examine in evaluating the information you are reading?

5. Is this page a useful resource? For whom? Explain and support your opinion.

Create a blog post where you respond to these 5 questions. Tag your blog post with the keyword "evaluating bookmarks".

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Read the resource that has been stored here.

1. What elements of this site help create the impression that the author is a reliable source of information?

2. What elements of this site detract from the author's reliability?

3. Does the author appear to have any biases?

4. Tn order of importance, list the criteria you use to rate a site's/author's credibility? For example, do you look at spelling before looking at the date a page has been updated? What elements of a site do you examine in evaluating the information you are reading?

5. Is this page a useful resource? For whom? Explain and support your opinion.

Create a blog post where you respond to these 5 questions. Tag your blog post with the keyword

"evaluating bookmarks''

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Now, if we look at the original bookmark, we will see the assignment alongside it.

Now, if we look at the original bookmark, we will see the assignment alongside it.

In Chapter 13: Tracking Student Progress, we will describe how to track responses to assignments. Also, as noted earlier, the backlinks functionality requires cron jobs to be set up. Cron jobs are covered in detail in Chapter 15: Backup, Maintenance, and Upgrades.

In Chapter 13: Tracking Student Progress, we will describe how to track responses to assignments. Also, as noted earlier, the backlinks functionality requires cron jobs to be set up. Cron jobs are covered in detail in Chapter 15: Backup, Maintenance, and Upgrades.

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Indexing and Linkbuilding

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