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  1. Oct 2020
    1. Description: The authors discuss the usage of blogs in political science classrooms at a university level. There are five skills (critical thinking, political awareness, background research, essay writing, and reflection) which are improved through the use of blogging and the article dedicates a segment to each skill. The last section of the article discusses two types of blogging students can attempt: response to news clippings or experiential blogging. The first kind is available to all students and requires learners to find and respond to news articles. The second is more reflective of a current opportunity students might have such as studying abroad or an internship.

      Rating: 7/10

      Reason for the rating: The article gives detailed explanations for the impact blogging has on student achievement. It gives examples of each type of blogging to help the reader fully understand the writers ideas. Yet, the article focuses only on political science students while blogs-- and four out of the five skills mentioned above-- can be applies to the majority of university classes.

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    1. a phone calls and mail. Now, it might mean instantaneous connection via apps

      Is there a way to compare what these networks look like? Could you compare the friendship network of a grandparent, parent and child? And compare the ways in which they maintain those networks? I would also include a strength of ties. I could see the grandparent having stronger ties but fewer. The child having more but weaker. Just thinking of ideas for your small paper.

    1. party and we don’t know anyone there, that humans have a desire to talk to each other

      Is this an idea for your small paper? How have others mapped and measured what interactions take place at social gatherings? Could you reproduce this for your small paper?