Significant research indicates that student self-disclosure plays an important role in the learning experience and producing positive learning outcomes. Blogging is an increasingly popular web tool that can potentially aid educators by encouraging student self-disclosure. Both content analysis and focus groups were used to assess whether student self-disclosure reveals in descriptive, topical, and evaluative categories. The results indicate that blogging encourages student self-disclosure, and the implications of these findings are also discussed
Blogging, Self-Disclosure, Education, Learning, and Internet Tools
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Harper, V. B., & Harper, E. J. (2006). Understanding Student Self-Disclosure Typology through Blogging . The Qualitative Report, 11(2), 251-261. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol11/iss2/3