Saturday, January 14, 2006

Wesley Fryer on Blogging at Conferences

Hi everyone! Today's selection is a podcast from Wesley Fryer, from the Texas Tech University College of Education. In this podcast, Wesley talks with Glen Bull and Susan Albaugh of the University of Virginia about "Blogging the Conference" - that is, their plans for blogging at the SITE 2006 conference in Orlando, FL, and the role of Web 2.0 technologies in this effort. This podcast was posted to the web on 5 December 2005 at:

The show notes for this podcast included the following:

"A variety of web 2.0 technologies are being used by people around the country to share dialog and content from conferences they attend. This podcast is an attempted synthesis of a videoconference in which I participated last Friday, December 2nd with Dr. Glen Bull and Susan Albaugh of the University of Virginia. We discussed possible goals and outcomes for blogging the upcoming SITE 2006 conference to be held in Orlando, Florida, as well as specific ways these goals could be accomplished with web 2.0 technologies."

Wesley Fryer is a prolific blogger and podcaster, and has his personal blog at:

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I hope you enjoy this podcast!

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Wesley Fryer is an educator, author, digital storyteller, technology integration pioneer, husband and father. He serves as an international and national presenter and speaker, addressing a range of topics related to education, technology integration, distance learning, and twenty-first century literacy.

In 2005-2006 Wesley is completing his doctoral studies in Curriculum and Instruction at Texas Tech University, focusing on the impact of one-to-one computing initiatives on student achievement.

He currently serves as the Director of Instructional Support Services and Webmaster for the College of Education at Texas Tech University.



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