This paper describes a study of a learning blog, a web 2.0 application, as a tool for promoting the utilization of thinking dispositions, the use of variety of thinking dispositions and the possibility of an increase in the incidence of use of thinking dispositions. The study was conducted at the College for Academic Studies in Israel, in a Master Program’s on ICT and Learning. Data was collected from a sample of student's blogs. The content analysis category was based on a rubric developed by the researchers for the purposes of this study. The rubric was used as a basis for coding thinking dispositions and their components in the learning blogs records.
The research findings revealed that the learning blogs contains representations of thinking dispositions, in a large quantity and in a wide variety.
The results show that students' postings indeed displayed evidence of thinking dispositions processes. The study discusses implications for instructors wishing to add blogs to their teaching toolbox.
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