Starting from one of his past posts, Just Because You Can Blog Doesn't Mean You Should, Ewan discusses "The Blogging Plumber" and why entrepreneurs need to blog. For me though, the most interesting part of the post is when he asks Are you faking it?
The one thing about students is that they smell a fake a mile off. Most VLEs are, to be frank, the most unappealing, unsexy, unused (and therefore pretty useless) investments that can be made. Free (and much more appealing, socially interactive) learning environments can be created with tools such as eduSpaces, Moodle or Word Press MultiUser.and concludes:
Social Media can bolster the VLEwhile warning:
I'm not suggesting that colleges should go into the playgrounds of their students in Bebo, MSNSpaces or MySpaceconcluding:
Don't integrate. EvolveFood for thought about what we should be doing with web 2.0 tools.