Mindy McAdams, Knight chair at the University of Florida, requires students in her Reporting and Writing for Online Media course to blog on a single topic for 12 weeks. She shares some student examples and her grading criteria.
David Warlick, who manages The Landmark Project, a resource site for educators, shares his tips for evaluating student blogs in his 2¢ worth blog. For example: "What did the author read in order to write this blog? What did he or she already know and where did that knowledge come from?"