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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(1), 16-19
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-1-4
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On the Flip Side of the Coin: Thinking Dispositions in Learning Blogs

Kurtz Gila1, and Peleg Ela1

1School of Education, The College for Academic Studies, Or-Yehuda, Israel

Pub. Date: January 05, 2015

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Kurtz Gila and Peleg Ela. On the Flip Side of the Coin: Thinking Dispositions in Learning Blogs. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(1):16-19. doi: 10.12691/education-3-1-4


This paper describes a study of a blog, a web 2.0 application, as a learning tool for promoting thinking dispositions. The study was conducted at the College for Academic Studies in Israel, in the Master Program of ICT and Learning. Data was collected from a sample of students' blogs using rubric for the study. The results show that students’ postings displayed evidence of thinking dispositions processes. In almost all blogs there were indications of a variety of thinking dispositions In addition, the findings indicate an increase in frequency of 2.3 representations of habits of mind during the period of this study.

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